Ministry of Education to Release Report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21

The detailed report of the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 will be released by the Ministry of Education. Check more information below.

Ministry of Education to Release Report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21

The Ministry of Education (MoE) will release a detailed report on the Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 on School Education in India.

During the 2018-2019 year, the Department of School Education and Literacy developed the UDISE+ data collection system for schools to overcome the problems associated with the previous practice of manually filling in the data. data in paper format and feeding them to computers at district or block level via UDISE since the year 2012-13.

Improvements have been made to the UDISE+ system, particularly in the areas of data entry, mapping and verification.

Students and teachers in schools:

In 2020-2021, the total number of students enrolled in primary to upper secondary school education stood at 25.38 crore. There is an increase of 28.32 lakh enrollment from the 25.10 crore enrollment in 2019-20.

The gross enrollment ratio (GER), which measures the general level of participation, improved in 2020-21 at all levels of school education compared to 2019-20.

The GER by level in 2020-21 compared to 2019-20 is:

  • 92.2% compared to 89.7% in upper primary
  • 99.1% vs. 97.8% in primary
  • 79.8% vs. 77.9% in high school
  • 53.8% versus 51.4% respectively in upper secondary

96.96 lakh teachers are engaged in school education in 2020-2021. Compared to 2019-2020, this is an increase of approximately 8800 teachers.

  • In 2020-21, the pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) was 26 for primary, 19 for upper primary, 18 for secondary and 26 for upper secondary, showing an improvement since 2018-2019 .
  • The PTR for primary, upper primary, secondary and upper secondary was 28, 20, 21 and 30 respectively in 2018-19
  • In 2020-2021, over 12.2 million girls are enrolled from primary to upper secondary, which shows an increase of 11.8 lakh girls compared to girls’ enrollment in 2019-2020

Non-teaching staff

The number of non-teaching staff has also improved over the years.

The total number of non-employees in 2020-21 stood at 15.8 lakhs compared to 12.37 lakhs in 2018-19.

From 2018-19 to 2020-21, the number of accountants, library assistants, laboratory assistants, chief clerks and LDC/UDC employees increased from 5.79 lakh to 7.8 lakh .

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on registration:

In 2020-21, 39.7 lakh government aided students and private school students transferred to public schools.

(With inputs from GDP Delhi)

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