National Education Policy 2019


School Education

Chapter 6

Equitable and Inclusive Education

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CHAPTER 6: Equitable and Inclusive Education

  1. What causes exclusion and discrimination in education?

A) Poverty.

B) Social mores and Biases.

C) School Curriculum and textbooks

D) All the above

  1. __________________ will be set up in disadvantaged regions across the country.
  1. Inclusive education will be an integral part of both pre-service and in-service teacher education.
  1. True
  2. False
  1. Admissions processes and institutional processes including timetables and _________________ will reflect the diverse needs of learners and their communities.
  1. What should be the Pupil teacher ratio in schools with high proportion of learners from URG.
  1. 50: 1
  2. 1: 1
  3. Less than or equal to 25: 1
  4. No need to maintain any ratio.
  1. Match the following .
  2. NRED                     A. will devise an appropriate mechanism to track students from

                                     educationally URGs

  1. CESD                      B. will be sought to ensure that all transgender children of

                                      school age are enabled to receive quality school education

  1. NCPCR/SCPCR      C.  will be set up within NIPEA, will undertake the analysis of

                                      this data in order to facilitate the design and delivery of 

                                                         targeted initiatives.

  1. NIEPA                      D.  Maintains up to date information of each student.


  1. A special National Fund will be created for providing scholarships and developing resources and facilities for students from underrepresented groups.
  1. True
  2. False
  1. A Gender-Inclusion Fund will focus on supporting quality and equitable education for 
  1. Minorities
  2. SC and OBC Communities 
  3. Girls
  4. All the above
  1. All schools will develop credible mechanisms to ensure that they remain free of discrimination, harassment and ________________________ especially for women and girls.
  1. Physical access to schools for children with special needs will be enabled through prioritizing barrier free structures, ramps, handrails, disabled-friendly toilets, and __________________.
  1. What efforts will be made for the education of children from urban poor families.
  1. Focused efforts on educational access
  2. Curricula that take into account the needs of the urban poor
  3. Role of social workers and counsellors
  4. All the above
  1. How many children from urban poor family don’t have quality education and severely malnourished?
  1. Around 1 Crore
  2. Less than 50000
  3. No urban poor family’s children
  4. Around 10000
  1. Lack of literacy and proper schooling and playing opportunities, often leads children and adolescents into unfortunate and harmful activities, including petty crime and drugs.
  1. True
  2. False
  1. _________________________ and incorporating tribal knowledge traditions will be an immediate action, while encouraging students from the community to gain qualifications as teachers will be a longer-term one.
  1. According to U_DISE 2016-2017 data what percentage of overall enrolments in schools declined steadily for students belongs to SC from primary to secondary level.
  1. 19.6 to 17.3
  2. 10.6 to 6.8
  3. 15 to 7.9
  4. 1 to 0.25

Question Paper Key

  1. D
  2. Special Education Zones
  3. A) True
  4. Academic Calendars
  5. C
  6. (1, D), (2, C), (3, B), (4, A)
  7. A) True
  8. C
  9. Intimidation
  10. Suitable transportation
  11.  D
  12.  A
  13.  A)True
  14. Contextualizing Curriculum
  15. A

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