New textbooks for Tamil Nadu state board students released
New textbooks for Tamil Nadu state board students: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday released new textbooks for Classes I, VI, IX and XI based on the revamped syllabus. Upgraded visual representations, internet activities page having website/mobile links and QR codes that can help students directly access info about topics are some of the features of the new textbooks.
A total of 177 titles have been printed covering these four grades (1, 6, 9 and 11) under each subject. Besides increasing the quality of paper of these books, some innovative measures like ICT corner for lessons are part of the new texts.
The entire year’s content for Class XI has been published as one textbook. However, textbooks for Classes I, VI and IX are printed in three volumes following the trimester system of quarterly, half yearly and annual semesters. Books for Class XI include a lot more titles compared to those for lower classes due to the different groups like commerce, biology and computer science. There are around 50 core subject titles. There are also titles related to vocational and minority topics.
New syllabus-based texts will be printed for Classes II, VII, X and XII for the year 2019-20 while 2020- 21 will usher in new syllabus content and texts for Classes III, IV, V and VIII. The department said the revamped syllabus was framed keeping changes in mind for the next 10-12 years and to equip students of the TN state board to tackle various competitive entrance exams like NEET, JEE and others.
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