ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Indian Educational System

IT is no wonder that the young are beginning to lose faith in the word "reform". Our universities, which should have provided the intellectual lead to reform of our socio-economic and political problems, have failed even to improve educational standards. The student, who lives with the educational system for only about four years, cannot be blamed. If he is not apathetic, he is confused. And after all, he is the product of the social system as much as of the educational system. His education does not train him to question or to make an attempt to solve problems, least of all national problems. And, as far as occupation with "peripheral issues" is concerned, he is not the only one so occupied. Our political leaders are even more occupied with obtaining fringe benefits for themselves and with legislating on anything but the most important issues. Our university administrators and policy-makers cannot be accused of much worse.

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