Ministry of Education Releases National Achievement Survey Report

NAS Report 2021 published on

New Delhi:

The National Achievement Survey (NAS) report for the 2021 edition was released today, May 25. The NAS assesses the health of the school education system in the country by conducting a comprehensive assessment survey of children’s learning skills in grades 3, 5, 8, and 10 with a cycle period of three years. It reflects the overall assessment of the school education system. The last NAS was in 2017.

NAS 2021 report cards for national, state and district levels have been made available on the official website –

NAS 2021 covered both central and state public schools, government-subsidized schools, and private schools across the country. The survey was conducted in 22 languages ​​in Language, Mathematics and EVS for Classes 3 and 5; Language, Maths, Science and Social Studies for Class 8 and Language, Maths, Science, Social Studies and English for Class 10.

An official statement issued in this regard said today: “The objective of the NAS 2021 is to assess children’s learning progress and skills as an indicator of the effectiveness of the education system, in order to take appropriate measures for corrective actions at different levels. This will help close learning gaps and help state/UT governments develop long-term, medium-term and short-term interventions to improve learning levels and move towards differential planning based on NAS 2021 data.”

The report is based on performance in all subjects through disaggregation by gender (female, male), area (rural and urban), school management (governmental, government-subsidized and private non-subsidized) and social groups (Schedule Caste (SC), Schedule Tribe (ST), Other Backward Communities (OBC) and General, the statement added.

This national survey was administered by the CBSE in a single day at a time. The survey was managed through the technology platform designed and developed by the National Informatics Center (NIC).

In order to capture students’ achievement of learning outcomes at the end of grades 3, 5, 8, and 10, an OMR-based achievement test including multiple-choice questions (MCQs) was conducted. It assessed the skills and abilities acquired by students at different levels of school education through meticulously developed and field-tested items.

While announcing that the 2021 NAS result has been declared, the Ministry of Education on its microblogging site, Twitter, said: .2021 across the country, to identify learning gaps and take action. corrective. The report of this investigation is available at

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