/Education Scenario in India | An Overview | Pathways World School

Education Scenario in India | An Overview | Pathways World School

Post independence, and even before the importance for education is apparent in the sub continent. Many people who crack Harvard and Yale earn a great name for themselves, what people ignore is the solid root of primary and secondary education they go through in India.

In this article we will go through the basic structure of education India follows creating a sturdy base for the students.

There are basically four stages of schooling in India which are, primary, upper primary, secondary and higher secondary/high school. In an average, the schooling in India goes through a duration of 12 years, staring from Class 1 to Class 12th (10+2). The Indian Government is dedicated to provide the elementary education for everyone i.e Primary and Secondary for the ones aging between 6-14 years.

Then the upper primary and secondary school students ages between 11 to 15 years, which is planned between classes 6 to 10 and the higher secondary school ages ranges from 16-17 i.e for classes eleven and twelve. However in some parts of the country there is a concept of middle/upper primary schools for class six to eight. Higher Education in India sometimes offer focus in  particular field which includes technical schools like Indian Institute of Technology etc. also including related colleges and universities.

The main categories of schoolinf offered in India are:

• The state government controlled schools under which a large chunk of students are enrolled
• The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi
• The Council For Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE), New Delhi
• National Open School
• International Schools

Pathways World School falls under the category of International Schools and it is one of the best in the country in this genre. Pathways, an international school for approximately 2000 students from Pre Nursery to Grade 12, offers the flexibility of day, weekly and termly boarding options. Pathways graduates are prepared for entry to degree courses in first-class universities in India, the USA, and the UK and all over the world.

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