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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
RAJYA SABRA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3336
TO BE ANSWERED ON 18.12.2009
Task Force for Proposed NCHER and Evolving National Testing Scheme

3336.     SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that Government has recently set up a task force for the proposed National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) and to evolve a national testing scheme for college admissions; and
(b)     if so, by when the recommendations of this task force are likely to come out?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SMT. D. PURANDESWARI)


(a) & (b): Government has constituted a Task Force to aid and advise the Central Government in the establishment of the proposed National Commission on Higher Education and Research (NCHER) and to evolve a National Testing Scheme. Its report is awaited.