Most class X students below par in English, maths: NCERT

The first ever survey of learning achievement of class X students has shown that majority of the states/Union Territories are performing below the overall average score in all subjects. NCERT conducted the survey on 2.77 lakh students from 7,216 schools across 33 states/UTs.

NCERT is also putting in place a system whereby feedback from surveys will be given to the states, examination boards and schools. It has also prepared a detailed analysis of its survey vis-avis the much touted Pratham’s Annual Status of Edu cation Report, the country’s first private audit of school education in rural India.

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