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Karnataka HC dismisses PIL challenging adopting of CBSE model syllabus in schools

Karnataka HC dismisses PIL challenging adopting of CBSE model syllabus in schools

TNN May 28, 2013, 08.01PM IST

BANGALORE: The Karnataka high court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the adopting of CBSE model syllabus in schools across Karnataka in a phased manner.
"The syllabus is prepared by an expert body (NCERT) and accepted by the Education department. There is no violation of any legal rights involved in this exercise" a division bench headed by Chief Justice D H Waghela observed while dismissing the petition filed by one Prakash V Hebballi from Dharwad.
The bench also observed that apprehensions expressed by the petitioner are at best can be personal perception and neither the students are the teachers are before the court.
The petitioner had claimed that the move to switch over to CBSE syllabus was without any preparation and the same would affect students as well teachers as they would find the same tough.
A notification was issued on June 8, 2012 based on recommendations of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF 2005). The notification seeks to switch over to CBSE syllabus in a three year period, 2012-13 to 2014-15.

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