The Council for the Indian Faculty Certificates Examinations (CISCE), a college schooling board, will introduce topics like robotics, synthetic intelligence (Al), machine studying (ML) and knowledge science at ICSE (Courses 9 and 10) and ISC (Courses 11 and 12) ranges.
“The scholars will seem in examination with these new topics in Indian Certificates of Secondary Schooling (ICSE) in 2025 and in Indian Faculty Certificates (ISC) in 2026,” mentioned Gerry Arathoon, chief government and secretary, CISCE over cellphone.
To design curriculum for colleges affiliated to the CISCE in upcoming applied sciences, the council signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) final month with I-Hub Basis for Cobotics (IHFC), the Know-how Innovation Hub (TIH) of the Indian Institute of Know-how (IIT), Delhi, mentioned a press launch issued by the council.
The IHFC will assist the CISCE curate the syllabus for reinforcing the twenty first century expertise and execute sure elements of New Schooling Coverage (NEP)-2020 for college kids within the colleges affiliated to it, mentioned Arathoon.
“The IHFC has supplied its experience to the CISCE to revamp the present STEM programs consistent with the New Schooling Coverage launched by the ministry of schooling, authorities of India,” he added.
Talking in regards to the MoU, Prof SK Saha, undertaking director, IHFC and professor at IIT Delhi, mentioned, “We’re delighted to hitch palms with the CISCE for creating syllabus for robotics and Al for schoolchildren in India. Nurturing teamwork, innovation, and data to bridge gaps between younger engineering college students and potential future robotic fans are the pillars of our imaginative and prescient.”
Ashutosh Dutt Sharma, CEO, IHFC, whereas emphasising the necessity to construct the nation’s functionality within the area of robotics and upcoming applied sciences, mentioned the IHFC’s endeavour was to mirror the ideas of experiential studying together with idea elements whereas creating the curriculum.
He additional indicated that the IHFC may additionally play a key position in executing the identical in additional than 2700 colleges affiliated to CISCE and supply them with steering to implement the identical.
Stressing the necessity for introducing new and modern topics on the college stage, Gerry Arathoon, chief government and secretary, CISCE, mentioned, “The CISCE has at all times strived to offer its college students with all kinds of topic selections, catering to their pursuits and capabilities whereas additionally addressing the modern necessities. It’s with this goal that the CISCE plans to introduce the topics like robotics and AI.”
He mentioned, “l am happy that the syllabus for these two topics is being created and developed by the IHFC, TIH of IIT Delhi. Their experience and steering are a lot appreciated by the CISCE”.
It’s noteworthy to say that the IHFC works within the space of Collaborative Robotics (COBOTICS) and has been arrange because the know-how innovation hub of IIT Delhi by the division of science and know-how, Authorities of India, below its Nationwide Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Bodily Programs (NM-ICPS).