UDISE+ 2019-20 Report – Education Report

07 July 2021 Current Affairs:The report on the United Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2019-20 for School Education in India has been released by the Union Education Minister.

Highlights:
♦ When comparing 2019-20 to 2018-19, the Gross Enrollment Ratio at all levels of schooling increased.
♦ For students in Classes 1-8, the GER is 98 percent. The GER for secondary and senior secondary students was 78 percent and 51 percent, respectively.
♦ The pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) has also improved across the board in all levels of schooling.
♦ Girls’ enrollment increased at all levels of schooling in 2019-20 compared to 2018-19. The pre-primary level saw the greatest increase.
♦ The Gender Parity Index (GPI) at both the Secondary and Higher Secondary levels improved between 2012-13 and 2019-20.

About UDISE:
♦ UDISE is one of the largest school education management information systems.
♦ The Ministry of Education established UDISE in 2012-13 by combining DISE for elementary education and SEMIS for secondary education.
♦ Purpose: It aids in the measurement of educational parameters from classes 1 to 12 in government and private schools throughout India.
♦ UDISE+ is an enhanced version of UDISE. It was created in 2018-19 to speed up data entry, reduce errors, improve data quality, and simplify data verification.
♦ The data for the reference year 2019-20 are covered in this publication.
 

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