Curriculum provides the sketch of education required for the country. The curriculum sets direction for the needs and purpose of education, nature of institutions, quality of teachers, educational facilities and the system of examination and evaluation. Curriculum development is a process of making the curriculum.
The curriculum provides a scheme of compulsory, alternate compulsory and optional courses of studies. Those who are involved in the curriculum development are: policy makers, subject specialists, textbook writes, publishers, parents and students. The curriculum and Textbook Wing in the Ministry of Education prepares curriculum.
It was established in 1974. The Curriculum and textbook Wing prepares the schemes of studies for primary, middle, secondary and higher secondary levels of education. It also revises and updates all subjects at different intervals. Curriculum development above higher secondary education is done by Higher Education Commission