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Secondary Education in India 

The Secondary Education serves as a bridge between primary and higher education between the

 age group 14-18.

  STAGES OF SCHOOL EDUCATION IN INDIA

    A.  The Primary Stage consists of Classes I-V

    B.  The Middle Stage of education comprises Classes VI-VIII

    C.  The Secondary Stage consists of Classes IX-X

 

AGE RESTRICTION FOR ADMISSION

 The minimum age for admission to class I of the Primary School stage is generally 5 to 6 years. Different state and Union Territories has it's own rules.

 

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION
Mother tongue or regional language is the medium of instruction at the primary stage of education in most of 

 the States/UTs.

 

TEACHING OF HINDI

Teaching of Hindi is not compulsory in most of the states in India.

 

TEACHING OF ENGLISH 

Teaching of English is compulsory in all the States/UTs, except Bihar.

 

PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS
In all the States/UTs Public Examinations are conducted at the end of X an XII Classes by the respective State Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. 

FREE EDUCATION

Majority of States and Union Territories have introduced free education in Classes I-XII of their schools. 

 

GOVERNMENT ORGANISATIONS

 Following organisations supported by the secondary education in India:

 

Source : http://www.education.nic.in

 

 

 

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