Secondary Education in India
Secondary Education serves as a bridge between
primary and higher education between the
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
RESTRICTION FOR ADMISSION
minimum age for admission to class I of the Primary
School stage is generally 5 to 6 years. Different
Union Territories has it's own rules.
tongue or regional language is the medium of
instruction at the primary stage of education in
of Hindi is not compulsory in
most of the states in India.
of English is compulsory in all the States/UTs,
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
of States and Union Territories have introduced free
education in Classes I-XII of their schools.
organisations supported by the secondary education