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

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Caste Reservations and Equality of Opportunity in Education

Caste Reservations and Equality of Opportunity in Education

Caste reservations have been available in educational institutions for the last four decades in India. What has been the impact of this policy on the target groups? An attempt is made here to assess the costs and benefits of the policy through examining enrolment ratios by caste categories and the number and amount of expenditure on post-matric scholarships. The author also examines the employment status of educated scheduled caste and tribe candidates.

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