Curricular Activities

Essentially exercises including the endorsed courses of study are called curricular or scholastic exercises. In straightforward words, it very well may be said that exercises that are attempted inside the classroom, in the lab, workshop or in the library are designated “curricular exercises.” These exercises are a necessary piece of the, generally speaking, instructional program. Since in the association of these exercises or projects their falsehoods dynamic contribution of the showing staff of the instructive organization.


1) Classroom activity

These are related to instruction work in different subjects such as classroom experiments, discussions, question-answer sessions, scientific observations, use of audio-visual aids, guidance programmes, examination and evaluation work, follow-up programmes etc.

2) Activities in the library

It deals with reading books and magazines taking notes from prescribed and reference books for preparing notes relating to talk lessons in the classroom. Reading journals and periodicals pertaining to different subjects of study, making files of newspaper cuttings, etc

3)Activities in the laboratory

These refers to activities which are carried out in science laboratories, social science room (history and geography), laboratories in humanities (psychology, education, home science etc.).

4)Activities in the Seminars, workshops

These activities refer to the presentations, discussions, performed by delegates and participants on emerging areas of various subjects of study in workshops, seminars and conferences.

5)Panel discussion

For enriching knowledge, understanding and experience of both the teachers and students panel discussion is essential, which would have been organised in the classroom situation. An organisation of this programme facilitates scope for the interplay of expressions on the topic under discussion. After stating the various types of curricular activities it is essential to highlight the fact that academic or instructional work in any subject will be meaningless if it will not be accompanied by one or all of the above-mentioned activities.

Co-Curricular Activities

Extensively co-curricular exercises are those exercises which are sorted out outside the classroom circumstance. These have circuitous reference to real instructional work that goes on in the classroom. Albeit no arrangement has been made for these exercises in the schedule however arrangement has been made for these in the educational programs.

As the modem instructive hypothesis and practice gives topmost need on all-round advancement of the youngster there is the essentialness of the association of these exercises, in the present instructive circumstance. So to bring agreeable and adjusted improvement of the kid notwithstanding the schedule which can be enhanced through curricular exercises, yet the CO-curricular exercises assume the noteworthy job. These exercises are generally called additional curricular exercises.

It is in this way said the co-curricular or additional curricular exercises are to be given significance like the curricular exercises. So now an association of co-curricular exercises is acknowledged as a basic piece of the whole educational programs.

Co-curricular activity

1) Physical Development Activities

The most important activity in co-curricular activities. These activities include games, sports, athletics, yoga, swimming, gardening, mass drill, asana, judo, driving, dancing etc.

2) Academic Development Activities

These activities include the formation of clubs in relation to different subjects. Such as science club, history club, ecological club, economics club, geographical club, civic club etc. Besides this the other activities like preparation of charts, models, projects, surveys, quiz competitions etc. come under this category.

3) Cultural Development Activities

The activities like drawing, painting, music, dancing, dramatics, folk song, fancy dress, variety show, community activities, exhibition, a celebration of festivals, visit cultural places having importance in local, state, national and international perspective come under this category.

4) Social Development Activities

For bringing social development among students through developing social values resulting in social service the following co-curricular activities are organised. Such as – NSS, girl guiding, red cross, adult education, NCC, boys scout, mass programme, social service camps, mass running, village surveys etc.

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