Short Essay on Problems in Indian Education System
Short Essay on Problems in Indian Education System.
The educational system in India faces numerous problems relating to educational institutions, teachers and students.
Mismanagement of all types in educational institutions and maladministration of educational programmes are quite common. Commercialization of education system, particularly technical and professional education, has come to stay.
Opening of private medical colleges, engineering colleges and poly-techniques has become an attractive financial proposition.
Teachers’ indiscipline is rampant. While teachers may have genuine problems, their unions have increasingly resorted to indiscipline and coercive means to achieve their goals. Basic commitment to their profession is lacking in many teachers.
The student community which is a sizable section of the population and comprises persons in the impressionable age group is facing and causing a lot of problems. The many drawbacks of the educational system and bleak prospects of employment are increasing the level of frustration in the student community.
The nefarious role of the politicians and the undesirable influence of movies have been responsible for instigating students to take to agitations of different kinds. Teachers and students have been politicized through the energetic efforts of the political parties and local leaders.
Law and order problems involving teachers and students are on the increase. The examination system is in a mess. The capitation fee system is a glaring example of the role of money power in education.