Arun jaitley unveils education reforms, to set up National Testing Agency

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has unleashed measures to revamp the country’s education system, including setting up of a National Testing Agency to conduct all entrance examinations for higher education institutions.

Unveiling the budgetary proposals for 2017-18 in Parliament, Jaitley stated that government proposes to establish a National Testing Agency as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation to conduct all entrance examinations for higher education institutions.

This would free CBSE, AICTE and other premier institutions from these administrative responsibilities so that they can focus more on academics. So, let’s discuss some questions related to this post:

Q1. Name the programme, which has been launched to revamp the country’s education system by conducting all entrance examinations for higher education institutions?
Ans1. National Testing Agency

Source- The Hindu

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