International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(September 2018)

Learning Outcomes of Elementary Schools in the BIMARU States of India: A Study of National Achievement Survey

Authors: Dr. Bhanu Pratap Pritam

Pages: 56-58


Government of India and all the State governments have been investing huge financial outlay for school education in general and elementary education in particular in the last two decades. Still, the question of drop out, non-attainment, less transition and low level of learning achievements are daunting the policymakers of school education. Notably, the learning achievement of BIMARU (Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh) states have abysmally low compared to other regions of the country. In this regard, the study attempts to find out the progress of learning achievement of class three, five and eight across various subjects through the national achievement survey of NCERT.