Sanskrit, yoga and performing arts: now compulsory in ICSE


The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education council (ICSE) has decided to introduce three compulsory subjects — Sanskrit, yoga and performing arts. While, Yoga and performing arts will be compulsory for classes 1- 8, Sanskrit will be taught to classes 5-8.

Another important decision is that all Class 5 and 8 students of the ICSE will have to face board examinations from 2018, though children would not be give pass or fail tags.