Commerce To Be Introduced As Elective Subject For State Board Students
GUWAHATI: Starting next academic session the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) is set to introduce commerce as an elective subject for classes IX and X.
According to a report on Assam Tribune, SEBA will introduce textbooks for commerce for both the classes from 2020 and 2021.
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.
Speaking to Assam Tribune, SEBA Chairman RC Jain said, “The basic knowledge of commerce like banking, accountancy, insurance, etc., is the need of the hour for every student. The purpose of bringing it for class IX and X students is to make them future ready."
It is to be mentioned that SEBA has already introduced employment-oriented subjects like healthcare, private security, agriculture and horticulture last year.
(Inputs Assam Tribune)