Problems in Indian Education System
Presented by – Praveen Srivastava
Indian Department of Education : Ministry of
Human Resources Development .
Headed by : Shri M.M. Pallam Raju
National Budget : 52,057 crore
Total Male Female
74.04% 82.14% 65.46%
National Council For Education Research
Training is the apex body for Curriculum
NCERT provides research and Training and
Research assistance to various Schools.
ICSE (Indian School Certification
National Institute for Open Schooling
NCERT is an autonomous body fully funded by the
Ministry of Human Resource and Development
The NCERT was established in 1961.
India's higher education system is the third largest
in the world, after China and the United States.
The current scheme for universalization of
Education for All is the SARVASHIKSHA ABHIYAN
which is one of the largest education initiatives in the
1.Work Force Quality
25% of the Public Sector teacher and 40% of Public Sector
Medical worker were absent.
Absence Rate ranged from 15% in Maharashtra to 30% in
59% of the school had no drinking water and 89% had no
3.5% of primary schools in Bihar and Chhattisgarh had toilets
only for Girls
The number of secondary School is almost half the number of
upper primary School in the country
Lower secondary level enrolment rate is 52%
Senior Secondary level it is 28%
Preschools is merely is 18%
48% drop-out rate in elementary education
Rote learning rather than problem solving
5.IES ‘over-regulated and under-governed
The Centre’s budgetary allocation is up 6x in the 11th Plan; the GOI spends a
whopping $30bn on education (3.5% of GDP, at the global average) AND YET
1. India has one of the lowest GERs (general enrollment ratios)
2. 40% of the total student base is enrolled in private schools – 7% of
3. 0.85% of the $30bn spend is on capital expenditure and 80% spent
on teacher’s salaries .