1. Provided by the public sector as well as the private sector.
Education in India falls under the control of the Union Government and the State
2. Curricula Systems
State government boards
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Council of Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE)
National Literacy Rate to be around 74.07%. According to 2011 survey
3. Issues in Education System
Workforce quality, funding and infrastructure
59% of the schools had no drinking water
89% had no toilets
The number of secondary schools is almost half the number of upper primary schools available in the
At the lower secondary level , enrolment rate is 52%
At the Higher secondary level, it is 28%
4. Women’s Education
Female education is the need of the hour. Without educating the women of the country we can't hope for a
developed nation. Women play a vital role in the all round progress of a country. If we want to make
democracy successful, women must be educated. They are the real builders of happy homes.
It is said that if we educate a man, we educate a man only, but if we educate a woman, we educate the
whole family. This highlights the importance of female education.
Thousands of young women have made the decision to attend a women’s college to better prepare for the
The Advantages of girls' Women's education:
1- Social Development
2- Social Equity
5. Government Schemes
Govt. Play major role in education.
One of the major program of govt. is SARVA SIKSHA ABHIYAN.
The main goal of this program is that all children of 6-11 years of age should complete primary
education by the year 2007 and all children of 6-14 years of age should complete eight years of
schooling by 2010.
The SSA centers are mainly opened in those areas which do not have any school , where schools are
very far off. and strengthen existing school infrastructure through provision of additional class rooms,
toilets, drinking water etc.
Mid-Day Meal Scheme.
6. Govt. Expenditure on Education
Rs. In Million
7. Drawback in Education system of
Lack of qualified Indians in Indian education.
Insensitive school personnel.
Lack of involvement in and control of educational matters.
Difficulties of students in higher education.
Too many instant-Indian education experts.
Too many reservation
8. What do we need to change about
the Indian Education System?
Focus on skill based education
Reward creativity, original thinking, research and innovation
Implement massive technology infrastructure for education
Get smarter people to teach
Re-define the purpose of the education system
Make reservation irrelevant