A multi-disciplinary college in every district by 2030. Yes, you heard correct! Government of India has announced the National Educational Policy 2020 which was approved by Union Cabinet of India. The new policy replaces the previous policy on education and implement the new education policy. Allowing to set up Multi-Disciplinary Institutions, Universities and this will make the Multi-Disciplinary courses with respective degree’s in India.
What is this Multi-Disciplinary approach in Education?
National Education Policy (NEP) has announced the Multi-Disciplinary colleges in India. Many universities and institutes in the country are implementing multi-disciplinary approach. The new national education system also laid the groundwork for a ‘multi-disciplinary’ approach. By 2030, a multi-disciplinary college should be made available in every district. What is the actual multidisciplinary approach? What are the approaches to this approach? Let’s find out what are the benefits to the students. Features of National Education Policy 2020 for Higher Education.
Multidisciplinary Education means allowing a student to study more than one subject in more than one subject at a time. This type of policy has always been in place in developed countries. In some countries it is also possible to study arts and science subjects together, changing any subject as needed.
New Education Policy 2020:
Important among the objectives of the National Education Policy, Multi-disciplinary approach. The new curriculum proposes to introduce arts and humanities courses in IITs, which are Renowned Institutions for Engineering. The government hopes to implement the multidisciplinary approach in almost all higher education institutions in the country by 2040. The multi-disciplinary approach allows the student to develop an understanding of more than one different field at a time. For example, engineering students study arts and humanities subjects; As well as science students can choose social science subjects. The student can study Mathematics as well as Public Policy. Journalism or environment courses can be taken.
Awareness on Different Topics:
Currently, multidisciplinary policy is already in place in developed countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom. This approach helps students learn new things as well as unleash their different concepts, ideas, perspectives and creativity. Also what academics are really interested in . This approach is useful to excel in that field. The faculty in the college also know the preferences of the students as well as teach the courses according to their interest.
Different skills are acquired when a student studies more than one subject. Higher education in this system not only acquires advanced knowledge but also contributes to learning different subjects. The multi-disciplinary approach can be used to identify student interests as well as cultivate their interests and enhance talent. Students enrolled in institutes with this approach have the opportunity to gain more knowledge from the faculty by meeting experts frequently in the subjects of their choice. Contributes to the development of the student as a full citizen, not limited to any one department. Acquiring different skills, Multidisciplinary approach to choose the field of one’s choice and get employment.
Creation of New Jobs with Expansion of Opportunities with Multi-Disciplinary Approach:
Example: A law student may have the opportunity to practice as a junior lawyer or work in law companies.
But in a multi-disciplinary approach the law student can also study photography and music as special courses that interest him. This allows him to work in the legal system and enjoy his favorite photography. Or he/she could set up a musical band or a wedding event company in the music he learned. That is he/she gets the opportunity to choose different career paths at once. There is no such possibility in the traditional education system. Even if the student is proficient in one subject. Multi-disciplinary approach allows them to enter other fields of interest.
Creation of New Jobs:
Did anyone imagine that they could earn an income by traveling to different places until a few years ago? Ever wanted something a bit different for your home-cooked food online? But now blogging under the name of Traveling, Moms’ Kitchen has come and created a new career. Multi-disciplinary approach allows the student to become proficient in any field of interest. New opportunities are coming to the screen with the changing times. Through the multi-disciplinary approach, the student can master problem solving, critical thinking, time management, communication, writing, analysis, research methods, and teamwork. Moreover, if he/she is interested in why he excels in that field. This policy will help him to change his career depending on the circumstances, need and opportunities, to receive wide opportunities.
Two or three Subjects:
Currently in the undergraduate level courses in the country, usually at least two or three subjects studied in Intermediate. If you take BSc Chemistry course. Even though Chemistry is the main subject, you will study Physics, Math’s or Biology equally. Becoming, however, read Commerce, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics. At the post-graduation level, only one subject (one of the degrees) is studied in Science / Commerce / Arts. Student at State Universities.