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India

History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations, Educational System—overview, Preprimary & Primary Education, Secondary Education

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of India
Region: East & South Asia
Population: 1,014,003,817
Language(s): English, Hindi, Bengali,Telugu, Marathi, Tamil,Urdu, Gujarati,Malayalam, Kannada,Oriya, Punjabi,Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Sanskrit,Hindustani
Literacy Rate: 52%
Number of Primary Schools: 598,354
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.2%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 110,390,406
  Secondary: 68,872,393
  Higher: 6,060,418
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 100%
  Secondary: 49%
  Higher: 7%
Teachers: Primary: 1,789,733
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 47:1
  Secondary: 33:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 90%
  Secondary: 39%
  Higher: 5%



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