ANNUAL STATUS OF EDUCATION REPORT

  • Only 50% class 5 students can read class 2 text, poor mathematical ability serious concern: ASER January 14, 2015

    While more than 96 per cent of the children in the 6-14 age group are attending school, there are still some worrying signs as reading and mathematical abilities are still not up to the mark. According to the 10th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2014) released on Tuesday in...
  • Decline in numerical ability among children in rural India January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Five out of 10 school students of class V in rural India cannot solve simple arithmetic problems, says a nationwide survey on education. Putting a question mark on the quality of education imparted, the findings of the Annual Status of Education Report (ASAR) said while in 2010 more...
  • Even Bharat running after private schools: report January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Private schools are increasingly becoming soughtafter even for students in rural India. Enrolment in them has risen by about 10 per cent in just six years, said an official report on Thursday. Releasing the report, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said he does not hold any "grudge" about the...