NCERT selects ETS for establishing national assessment regulator PARAKH
NCERT has launched PARAKH with an aim of removing disparities in scores of students enrolled in different state boards
Educational Testing Service (ETS) on Tuesday announced that they have been selected by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) for establishing PARAKH, the country's first national assessment regulator.
Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development (PARAKH) will act as a top body for setting norms, standards and guidelines of student assessment and evaluation for all recognised school education boards in the country.
Amit Sevak, CEO of ETS, said, “ETS is honored to work alongside NCERT in building the future of learning through innovation and quality assessment expertise to measure what matters most as India becomes a powerhouse in global education."
NCERT has launched PARAKH with an aim of removing disparities in scores of students enrolled in different state boards.
It is in line with NEP 2020 which envisaged a standard-setting body to advise school boards regarding new assessment patterns and latest research, promote collaborations between them.