Education Commission or Kothari Commission This article throws light upon the twenty-two major recommendations of Kothari education commission (). The recommendations are: 1. Education and. PRINCIPAL RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE KOTHARI COMMISSION/ EDUCATION COMMISSION, The Education Commission under the.

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Muralidharan and two men, M. Among other objectives behind setting up of this Commission also included evolution of a general pattern of education.

Schools should be given freedom to devise and experiment with new curricula suited to their needs. Advance increment may be given to such teachers. The main front line activities were handled by nineteen task forces or working groups, each handling a specific area of activity. In its report the commission expressed its form belief that education is the most powerful instrument of national development.

A lower secondary stage of 3 or 2 years of general education or 1 to 3 years of vocational education. A few selected schools should be given freedom of assessing their students themselves and holding their own final examinations at the end of class X, which will be considered as equivalent to the external examination of the State Board.


Kothari Education Commission ()

The under graduate education was identified as XI and XII standards under the name, higher secondary or pre university. Teachers must, therefore, be accorded an honoured place in society. Kothari commission, fourth education commission in the independent India, [8] and its recommendations are also reported to have influenced the revision of the Commixsion Policy on Education by the Rajiv Gandhi ministry. Okthari days of instruction were recommended to be increased to for schools and for colleges and the working hours to be fixed at not less than hours per academic year, preferably higher at or hours.

This will surely bring education into closer relationship with productivity. Starting of higher secondary class or classes in selected schools by state education departments as self-contained units and assisted with adequate recurring grants. The group had its mandate to examine the recruitment and training of teaching and non teaching staff. The higher secondary stage should be extended to cover a period of 2 years and to be located exclusively in schools.


The commission started its work on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation.

Mention two unique features of the commission in the given space. It constituted 12 task forces and 7 working groups for studying the various problems of education in the country.


National Education Commissionpopularly known as Kothari Commissionwas an ad hoc commission set up by the Government of India to examine all aspects of the educational sector in India, to evolve a general pattern of education and to advise guidelines and policies for the development of education in India.

Guidance and counseling should be regarded as an integral commisskon of education, meant for all students and aimed at assisting the individual to make decision and adjustments from time to time it should help in the identification and development of the abilities and interests of adolescent pupils. Begin its task on 2nd October, One of the tasks before the group was to standardize the public and private sector compensation packages and also to design a machinery for continuous on-job training of the teachers.

Permission should also be given for kothafi or improvement in subjects. Frequent changes of textbooks should 1964-6 avoided and their prices should be low enough for students of ordinary means to buy them.

Two sets of curricula were prescribed, one at state level and one at the national level and the schools were recommended to experiment with the curriculum.

Organization of social and national service programmes concurrently with academic studies in schools and colleges and to make them obligatory for all students at all stages; 2. Shrikant, Sashimeren Aier, N. The commission, under the chairmanship of Daulat Singh Kothariwas the sixth commission in India post independence and the first commission with comprehensive terms of reference on education.

The Commission recommended a new structural pattern of education. Task Force on Student Welfare The welfare aspects of the students including scholarships and other measures of incentives were attended to by this group which had A. Ghosh secretary were the members. It recommended that common school or neighbourhood schools should be set up which should be open to all living in one neighbourhood. Shumovsky Sadatoshi Ihara, Members.


The present century has made tremendous advancement in scientific and technical knowledge as a result of explosion of knowledge. We comnission already discussed about the two commissions, i.

The Commission set 12 task forces and 7 working groups; kotharri men and women interested in education in the country and toured for days. In view of the explosion of knowledge in various fields, school curriculum should be upgraded through research in curriculum development undertaken by university department of Education, Training Colleges, State Institutes of Education and Boards of School Education.

Duration of the first degree should not be less kohari 3 years and the duration of the second degree to be 2 to 3 years; 2. In the situation of change, the school must always be alert if it is to keep abreast of significant changes. At the centre, commiesion will be a National Board of School Education which will deal with evaluation programmes at the central level. Describe the educational structure recommended by the commission. Naqvi, Pritam Singh and Gurbax Singh secretary as its members.

A new educational structure was also developed.


Working Group on Educational Buildings This group had its focus on the educational infrastructure and had several construction and infrastructure experts among its fifteen members. In developing Hindi as the link language, due care should be taken to ensure that it will serve, as provided for in Article of the Constitution, as a medium of expression for all the elements of the composite culture of India.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Regional languages to be made language of administration for the regions concerned at the earliest possible time.