Commerce Introduced As Elective Subject For State Board Students
GUWAHATI: Starting from the next academic session, the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) is set to introduce commerce as an elective subject for classes IX and X.
The students of class IX will be able to take up the elective subject from 2020.
In a review meeting held in Gauhati Commerce College, State Education Minister, Siddhartha Bhattacharjee launched a new programme 'An Introduction To Commerce' which will be introduced in Class X and it will have a preparatory glimpse of Accountancy, Insurance and Banking.
The education department will also provide 5-day training to teachers of government schools in the aforementioned subject.
Commerce has been introduced as an elective subject to make a strong foundation for the students who want to pursue their higher studies in the commerce stream.
It is to be mentioned that SEBA has already introduced employment-oriented subjects like healthcare, private security, agriculture and horticulture last year.