Students can still learn about these subjects, but only if they opt for the relevant subject in class 11 and 12.
The NCERT also recently decided to remove the Theory of Biological Evolution from the class 10 curriculum. The move was widely criticised by experts.
The NCERT had said that the decision to cut chapters was taken as it was “imperative to reduce the load on students in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Difficulty level, overlapping content, and content irrelevant in the present context” are some of the reasons listed by NCERT for dropping these chapters from the curriculum.
(This is a developing story)