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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...