The survey was conducted in government schools of 616 districts across the country. According to the ASER survey report, after the launch of Right to Education, the number of students taking admission in government schools has increased this year.
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ASER Survey Report 2022: Whatever may be the image of government schools in the country, but the number of students taking admission seems to be increasing continuously. The Annual Status of Education Report i.e. ASER report was released on Wednesday, July 18, 2023. This survey conducted in government schools of 616 districts across the country has revealed that this year Govt School The number of students taking admission has increased the most. Since the launch of the Right to Education in 2009, this year the number of children aged 6-14 enrolled in government schools has increased the most.
According to the ASER Report 2022, there has been an increase in the number of students taking admission in schools across the country and only 2 percent of the children are not enrolled. This survey is done by Pratham Foundation. This survey has been done on such a large scale after four years. Earlier it was done in the year 2018. Let’s take a look at the report of the ASER survey.
Number of students increased in Govt School
In Asar Survey 2022, details of children enrolled in government schools, private schools and other institutions have been given. The report has been issued for the age group 6-14 years to the age group 15-16 years. Data of boys, girls and both have been given in the survey report. In the below chart you can see the percentage of students taking admission in government schools and private schools.
|age group||Number of students in government schools in %||Number of students in private schools in %|
|6-14 Years (All Categories)||72.9||25.1|
|7-16 Years (All Categories)||71.6||25.7|
|7-10 Years (All Classes)||73.6||24.9|
|7-10 years (boys)||71.1||27.4|
|7-10 Years (Girls)||76.3||22.2|
|11-14 Years (All Categories)||71.7||26.1|
|11-14 years (boys)||69.2||28.7|
|11-14 Years (Girls)||74.1||23.4|
|15-16 Years (All Categories)||64.9||27.2|
|15-16 Years (Boys)||63.4||29.2|
|15-16 Years (Girls)||66.3||25.3|
Right to Education i.e. RTE was released in the year 2009. At the same time, the impact survey is being done since last year. According to the report, enrollment of children in the age group of 6 to 14 years has improved, increasing from 97.2 per cent in 2018 to 98.4 per cent in 2022. According to the report, during 2018 to 2022, an increase of 7.3 percent has been recorded in enrollment in government schools.
ASER Survey Report 2022 Check here from the direct link.
ASER Survey Report State wise
The proportion of children in the age group of 6-14 years has increased in almost all the states of the country. Where there has been an increase in the figures of students in states like Kerala. At the same time, the figures have decreased in Mizoram and Jammu and Kashmir. You can see the report of the 2018 survey and the report of 2022 in the table below.
|State||year 2018 survey||year 2022 survey|
|A state in Eastern India||78.1||82.2|
|Jammu and Kashmir||58.3||55.5|
Inclination of students towards Private Tuition
ASER Reports If we talk about rural areas, then only 2 percent of the children are those who have not enrolled in the school. The proportion of children not enrolled in school has continued to decline between 2018 and 2022, despite prolonged school closures.
Over the past decade, there has been a steady, small increase in the proportion of children in classes 1 to 8 taking private tuition for a fee in rural India. If we look at the reports of 2018 and 2022, the number of children taking private tuition has increased. To see the complete report, see the notification available on the official website asercentre.org.
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