Full form of NCERT is National Council of Educational Research and Training. NCERT was established in the year 1961. The president of the national council of education research and training is Ramesh Pokhriyal. Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty is the director of NCERT. Head office is located in Sri Aurobindo Marg, Delhi, India. The official website of NCERT is ncert.nic.in. This is the site where they announce its policies and updates.
This is the autonomous organization under the central government of India. This is formed by merging of various educational organizations of India. These were the Central Bureau of Textbook Research, Central Institute of Education, the Directorate of Extension Programmes for Secondary Education, Central Bureau of Educational and Vocational Guidance, the National Fundamental Education Centre, the National Institute of Basic Education and the National Institute of Audio-Visual Education.
Aim of forming NCERT
The main aim behind the establishment of NCERT is designing a common method of giving education through India. The NCERT for whole India has the same educational system. The course and the books are the same for students all over India.
- Conducting and promoting education research is one of the main objective of NCERT. They follow the experimentation and practice of novel ideas.
- This institution helps the government for the matters related to academics and education.
- This education the organization often collaborates with internal and abroad educational organizations.
- NCERT develops the syllabus, curriculum, textbooks and all other teaching and learning materials.
- They train teachers too.
All the schools of CBSE prescribe NCERT books as textbooks for class 1st to 12th, though there are some exceptions for some subjects. Those who don’t have books can access through epathshala. As per the cost these books are cheaper than the guides and other reference books. NCERT books are always recommended. Student buy many guides and keys to get notes for the subjects but as per the education system those who want to get complete knowledge and want to cover everything about the subject of that year must read and understand NCERT books thoroughly. Nothing comes out of the course in any exam. This applies for board exams too.