May 27 • General • 10432 Views • 8 Comments on EDUCATION SYSTEM IN INDIA


Education is one of the most vital part of our life. India today is the second largest higher education network in the world. Universities in India are set up by the Central or the State Governments by the means of legislation, while colleges are established by either State Governments or private bodies / trusts. All colleges are affiliated to some university. The structure of higher education consists of three years of education after 12 years of school education leading to arts and science and four-five years in professional fields like engineering and medical. But the system of education in India is


EDUCATION SYSTEM IN INDIA or indian education system

not up to the mark. 25% of the Indian population is illiterate. Only 7% of the population that goes to school managed to graduate and only 15% of those who enrol manage to make it to high school and achieve a place in the higher education system. A few reasons why education in India is given less importance in some areas are as follows:
• 80% of schools are managed by the government. Private schools are expensive and out of reach of the poor.
• More hands to earn remains the mentality amongst many families and therefore little kids are set out to fend for the family over going to school to garner an adequate education, in the most literal sense of the word.
• Infrastructure facilities at schools across rural areas and in slums dispense very poor quality of education.
• The teachers are not well qualified and therefore not well paid and therefore are not willing to work hard enough. This has been a classical Catch-22 problem that the government has been trying hard to fight against.
Also in India, the system of education is mainly theoretical. Theory of a subject is very important, but unless and until one knows its practical application and how to apply it, the education is useless. This is so because the current market is fully practical oriented. And unless you r practically ready with your subjects, you have a very less chance of getting selected in any company. Moreover if one is having theoretical knowledge, it is not necessary that he will be able to do its practical, but the vice-versa is possible. So the education system in India should be changed in such a way that every gets education and they become ready to meet the current world necessities with their practical knowledge.

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  1. nitesh kumar says:

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  2. Rishika says:

    When it comes to the Indian education system, there is a lack of practical knowledge. Indian schools emphasize more on theory than the implementation of that theory and that’s why we see students struggling for getting a job even after finishing their studies with good grades.

  3. Manoranjan says:

    Indian Education system needs a few major changes to bring a change in the country. India still stands behind in terms of technological expertize compared to other countries, which is also a cause of Poor Indian education system. Brain-drain is a a major problem that India has to deal with. I Hope, Some day somebody will ponder upon this matter and try to sort out the problems Indians are facing due to poor education system.

  4. AITTA says:

    YUP, That’s true education is the most virta part of our life but most studen facing many kinds of problem related to job after completing their education.

  5. nitish jamburkar says:

    I really appreciate and agree with your thoughts. One more thing that i want to add here is the gap between the students and scholarships. I really think scholarships can be one way to encourage students to study more and more. I particularly here want to share one example as i am from social sector, i was working for one small NGO in Nagpur with students of village who were meritorious but due to money issue couldn’t get through. So i tried searching for it and i got one organization name Buddy4Study ( ) they helped me getting in connect with scholarships. I realised that scholarship can also help here in Education.

  6. Shreya Sharma says:

    True. Every child must be provided by best education.

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  8. Karan Sinha says:

    Yes indian education has value but many youths today face many problems after completing their education. Finding jobs and getting a good salary or to getting selected in a multinational company becomes a very hard task.

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