Academic bank paves way for liberal, curated degree2 min read 27 Jan 2021, 05:29 AM IST
Scheme would allow students to learn at their pace, gather credits, and continue later
The ABC will hold records of students and offer facilities to deposit, redeem, and curate courses
NEW DELHI : The academic bank of credit (ABC) proposed in the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 will be a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to be set up either under the UGC or the education ministry to offer flexibility to students and executives to promote liberal education, according to draft rules prepared by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Students will have the opportunity to curate a single degree by studying varied subjects, as per the draft rules prepared by a committee set up by the UGC.