Sanskrit, yoga and performing arts: now compulsory in ICSE

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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.