The New Grading System in Nepal

After the implementation of the grading system, there were a lot of conversations that sided with either of the two systems i.e. those who opposed and those who didn’t. While the expert on the field side with the change. According to the related implementation organization, this change will ensure more educational participation.

In the year 2073, from 5.88 lakhs students, 1.85 lakhs students received in two subjects grade D and E. 80% of those were able to continue their academics in grade 11, and the rest got the chance to better their grade(which was not a possibility in earlier years). Last year,  around 3.69 lakhs got admitted in grade 11 whereas this year the number increased to 5.5 lakhs. While at the same time, in the technical area, over 50,000 students got admission.

It was brought to notice that the increasing number of student enrollment has not caused any issue in the process. This grading system also saw the rise in the number of Sanskrit students receiving enrollment in grade 11 which was depleting in the older system. (Source: अक्षराङ्कन पद्दतिको कार्यान्वयन समितिको सुझाव प्रतिवेदन, २०७३)

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