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The System of Education in India

The System Of Education in India

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The System of Education in India

BITS PILANI, .K.K. BIRLA GOA CAMPUS
A REPORT ON

SYSTEM OF EDUCATION IN INDIA
PREPARED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF REQUIREMENTS OF COURSE BITS F112 (TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING) SUBMITTED TO DR. K.A. GEETHA

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The System of Education in India

Contents
Acknowledgement 1. Introduction 2. History 3. Structure of current Education system 3.1 Primary Education 3.2 Secondary Education 3.2.1 Senior Secondary Education and Entrance to Colleges 3.3 Higher Education in India 4. Questionnaire and analysis Bibliography 10 13 15 24 34 4 5

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The System of Education in India ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

An activity can be considered as an accomplishment only when the purpose is fulfilled. The accomplishment of an activity requires continuous unflinching effort, motivation and support from its mentor. We would like to thank our instructor in-charge Prof. Meenakshi Raman and our mentor Dr. K.A. Geetha for providing us with the opportunity of writing this report.

We would also like to thanks students of B.I.T.S. Pilani K.K. Birla Goa campus for taking out time to help us in the survey by giving honest answers and opinions. They have been instrumental in helping us formulate an idea of the topic.

Thank you.

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The System of Education in India

1. Introduction
Historically, Indian education has been elitist. Traditional Hindu education was tailored to the needs of the Brahmin boys who were taught to read and write by a Brahmin teacher. Under the British rule from the 1700s until 1947, India‘s education policies reinforced the pre-existing elitist tendencies, trying entrance and advancement in government service to academic education. Colonial rule contributed to legacy of an education system geared to preserving the position of the more privileged classes. Education served as a ―gatekeeper‖ permitting an avenue of upward mobility only to those with recourses.

This report is authorized to course BITS F112 (Technical Report Writing). The data was collected by conducting survey through questionnaires, interviewing parents and teachers over the internet and consulting the internet. This report lays emphasis on the complete education system of India from time memorial and the system is also compared with the foreign system of education.

This report is divided into mainly 3 parts. The first part explains about the history of Indian education since the times of GURUKUL education till the British education was adapted. The second portion of the report consists of the current structure of the education system followed in India this division is sub modulated into primary, secondary and higher education explaining their role in society and giving their advantages and disabilities. The third part of the report consists of the questionnaire survey that includes the views of students, teachers, parents and industry people regarding the system of education in India the third part is followed by an analysis/gist of the survey and giving the inference. The various data in the report is supported by different charts and analysis done (taken through sources as UGC reports). Hopes this fulfils the purpose.

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The System of Education in India

History of education system of India
The history of education in the Indian subcontinent began with teaching of traditional elements such as Indian religions, Indian mathematics, Indian logic at early Hindu and Buddhist centres of learning such as Taxila (in modern-day Pakistan) and Nalanda (in India) before the common era. Islamic education became ingrained with the establishment of the Islamic empires in the Indian subcontinent in the Middle Ages while the coming of the Europeans later bought western education to colonial India. A series of measures continuing throughout the early half of the 20th century ultimately laid the foundation of education in the Republic of...
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