ARPIT Exam dates announced by MHRD and will be conducted by the NTA
ARPIT Exam – The Annual Refresher Program In Teach or the ARPIT exam dates have been announced by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resources and Development). With a staggering 15 lakh education faculty adhering to the ARPIT courses unveiled by the government of India last year, the MHRD has now taken the leap ahead to test its applicant’s proficiency in the course through its first-ever examination that will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) this year.
As their first step towards implementing their ideology of an ARPIT examination, 75 discipline-specific institutions have been picked and informed about their involvement as National Resource Centers (NRC). As their first phase of operations, the NRC’s were rolled out their primary task to prepare online training material, focusing on various latest developments in the sector, new and emerging trends, and methods to improve and revise their standard curriculums.
With a constant buzz created around its first-time examination, the NTA has gone about rolling out the schedule for the course exam. FAQ’s section will be available from February 15th onwards while the commencement of the online registration for the said course will start from February 16th, onwards.
The last day to register for the exams this year (considering the exams would be scheduled every year going forward) would be on February 22nd and the respective admissions pass or hall tickets would be available for download from March 9th, 2019.
Furthermore, the date of exam has been scheduled on March 30th, 2019 and less than a half a week from there, the results are scheduled to be declared on April 2nd, 2019 which would be considered as the terminal assessment and all in-service teachers who have succeeded will be certified according to the assessment.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Development had rolled out a unique online professional development program for more than 15 lakh educational faculties through MOOC’s platform widely known as the SWAYAM. Since its inception last year, 2018 the earlier mentioned NRC’s had catered to the needs of 13 lakh faculties as opposed to the target of 15lakhs.
The development program provides a learning hand to the faculties in the fields of Heritage Studies, Pedagogical Innovations & Research Methodology, Latest Trends in Pedagogy and Assessment, Personal-Emotional Development and Counselling, Neural Networks and Deep Learning & Knowledge discovery, ICT in Science and Maths and many more.