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

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Educational Imbalance in India

In India, education at the secondary level is not seen as an autonomous activity, but merely as preparation for college. Those who stop studying after school are not equipped to work in the rural or the urban sectors. Too high a proportion goes on to college and add to the numbers of the educated employed. Vocational training, which has been neglected in India, could prepare students for work in the large unorganised sector of the economy. This would also reverse deterioration in the quality of higher education.

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