Education Commission or Kothari Commission This article throws light upon the twenty-two major recommendations of Kothari education commission (). The recommendations are: 1. Education and. PRINCIPAL RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE KOTHARI COMMISSION/ EDUCATION COMMISSION, The Education Commission under the.

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To improve the educational set up the government constituted two commissions after independence. This should be attempted kothzri the promotion of understanding and re-evaluation of our cultural heritage and the creation of kotuari strong driving faith in the future.

Formulation of a National Policy on Education was one of the important recommendations of the commission and inthe fourth Lok Sabha elected to office in under the leadership of Indira Gandhipassed the bill.

Kothari Education Commission (1964-66)

Organization of social and national kothqri programmes concurrently with academic studies in schools and colleges and to make them obligatory for all students at all stages; 2. The creation of the Indian Education service is a step in the right direction and if organised on a proper lines, such a service would help the progress of education. The Indian members were K. All special schools like Public Schools should be required to admit students on cojmission basis of merit and also to provide a prescribed proportion of free-studentships to prevent segregation of social classes.

These should be started only after an adequate provision of funds has been made for the purpose and due care has been taken to ensure proper standards. Special courses for teacher educators of primary and secondary training institutes should also be developed and untrained graduate teachers, who are being employed in the schools, need to be oriented in special courses.

Terms of reference 3. Education for Social, Moral and Spiritual Values Centre and State Governments kohari adopt measures to introduce education in moral, social and spiritual values in all institutions under their or local authority control based on 1946-66 recommendations of the University Education Commission and the Commussion on Religious and Moral Instruction.


The main recommendations in the area of educational administration are as follows: With the aim to relate education with life and productivity, work experience must be introduced as an integral part of all education general and vocational.

The group had M. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset kkthari. Consequently, the defects in the area of education persisted.

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The internal assessment should be shown separately in the mark-sheets and certificates. Science and mathematics should be compulsory in the first ten years of schooling. Discuss the place of the Education Commission of in the educational reforms in India. The commission worked for 21 months and submitted it report on June, Answers to Check Your Progress 8. The educational system up to master’s degree was categorized as first primary educationsecond secondary education up to XII and third levels of education higher studies.


The minimum scale was suggested to be in the ratio of 1: In order to remove theses defects, the government had to appoint a new education commission to advise the government on ktohari pattern of education along with general principles and policies for the development of education at all stages.

The group had ten women, S. In developing Hindi as the link language, due care should be taken commision ensure that it will serve, as provided for in Article of the Constitution, as a medium of expression for all the elements of the composite culture of India.

Schools should be given the freedom to devise and experiment with new curricula suited to their needs. The use of standardized achievement test is strongly recommended. Science education must become an integral part of school education and ultimately some study of science should become a part of all courses in the humanities and social sciences at university stage also. Permission should also be given for re-appearance or improvement in subjects.

This will not, however, affect the rights of minorities under Article 30 of the Constitution. These should, as far as possible, be single campus universities; but where necessary, they may have constituent colleges on different campuses. For the promotion, trained graduate teachers having outstanding work should be promote to the next posts carrying salaries of teachers with post graduate qualification. Report divided into four sections. Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics.


The Commission recommended a new structural pattern of education.

The four main themes of the commission were: Aggarwal, Reginald BellA. It should be an important objective of this school education system.

Reddick served as special invitees of the sub groups. Some universities comission start graduate schools with 3 years Master 1964-666 courses in certain subjects; and 3. Chari, who served as the Secretary. Task Force on Student Welfare The welfare aspects of the students including scholarships and other measures of incentives were attended to by this group which had A.

It constituted 12 task forces and 7 working groups for studying the various problems of education in the country. Kothari, was appointed as the Chairman of the commission. Task Force on Higher Education The group’s objective was to coordinate the higher education system in India and advise on ways of improvement. Proper co-ordination should be maintained among different agencies that work in the field of pre-primary education.


Saiyidain, Salamatullah and M. The report contains 19 chapters. Besides the task forces, the commission had twenty commizsion sub groups assisting the task forces on specific assignments. Scholarships at all stages and in all sectors combined with a programme of placement and maintenance of quality institutions 3. It has the following benefits: Promoting social and National Integration — National and social integration is the precondition for the progress and development of a country.

Such facilities should also be developed for secondary school students, for teachers and for agricultural, industrial and other workers. The unique features of the Education Commission were:

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