The CBSE board i.e Central Board of Secondary Education will be offering the chance to choose their electives from the subjects like theatre, legal studies or the gender studies from the academic session 2014-15.
Apart from these courses the students can also choose the courses from the courses like NCC, Human rights and the knowledge traditions and practices of India this is a unique theme that combines the various disciplines of study.
As far the students from the Middle class family are concerned they will be offered a course on Chinese language.
The pilot project for the same is undergoing in 25 schools currently and the board exams for these subjects will be conducted in March 2015.
Each of these electives will be offered with the combination of three other electives and a language. The CBSE i.e Central board of secondary education from the academic session 2014-15 will give the senior secondary students the offer to choose their electives from the subjects like theatre, legal studies or the gender studies.
Human rights and Gender studies have really worked well in the pilot projects in 50 schools in the ongoing session. The basic objective is to create awareness about law, the administration of the justice, need for the equality of opportunity and also understanding of the history of the gender and the division of labour.
Legal studies that are offered will be specially useful to the students who are planning to study the five year integrated law course. The board in this case wants to prepare the students for career in law.Before they opt for higher studies in law they will be given an idea on the subject and their own aptitude.
The course will also include theory and nature of political institutions, nature and the sources of law, historical evolution of Indian legal systems, the civil and the criminal courts and the processes, the family justice system, human rights in India, the international context and the overview of the legal profession in India.