National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) – UPSC Prelims

  • It is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Education (MoE) which is responsible for:
  • Ensuring qualitative improvement in school education by undertaking and promoting research in areas related to school education.
  • Prepare and publish model textbooks, supplementary material.
  • Develop and disseminate innovative educational techniques and practices.
  • Act as a nodal agency for achieving the goals of Universalization of Elementary Education.