Indian states ranked by school enrollment rate

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This is a list of States and Union Territories of India ranked according to Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) of students in Classes I to VIII (6-13 yrs). The list is compiled from the Statistics of School Education- 2010-11 Report by Ministry of HRD, Government of India.[1][2]

Gross enrolment ratio (GER) is a statistical measure used in the education sector and by the UN in its Education Index to determine the number of students enrolled in school at several different grade levels (like elementary, middle school and high school), and examine it to analyze the ratio of the number of students who live in that country to those who qualify for the particular grade level.

Rank State Gross Enrollment Ratio for Classes I-VIII (6-13 yrs) 2011 [2]
1 Manipur 155.0
2 Meghalaya 153.6
3 Arunachal Pradesh 152.0
4 Mizoram 150.7
5 Sikkim 123.8
6 Madhya Pradesh 122.6
7 Jharkhand 121.0
8 Tripura 115.4
9 Tamil Nadu 112.0
10 Himachal Pradesh 111.0
11 Uttar Pradesh 109.5
12 Chhattisgarh 109.4
13 Uttarakhand 107.8
14 Gujarat 107.2
15 Odisha 104.8
** All India Average 104.3
16 Jammu and Kashmir 104.2
17 Punjab 103.1
18 Bihar 102.9
19 Goa 101.0
20 Maharashtra 100.0
21 Rajasthan 99.3
21 Karnataka 99.3
22 Kerala 96.2
23 Andhra Pradesh 92.0
24 Haryana 90.5
25 West Bengal 90.1
27 Nagaland 85.4
28 Assam 84.0
U/T Delhi 120.1
U/T Dadra and Nagar Haveli 103.9
U/T Puducherry 103.4
U/T Andaman and Nicobar Islands 86.9
U/T Chandigarh 79.3
U/T Daman and Diu 78.2

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Socio-Economic Profiles & Inter-State comparison of some Major States of India". Economic Survey 2012-13, Government of India. 2012–2013. p. 276. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b >"GROSS ENROLMENT RATIO IN CLASSES I-V AND VI-VIII AND I-VIII". Statistics of School Education- 2010-11, Ministry of HRD, Government of India. 2012–2013. p. A122. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 

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