Elementary education: Daman and Diu passes with flying colours






The results of elementary level students from Daman and Diu have topped 34 states/UTs in Language and Mathematics. The other top states/UTs are Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Mizoram, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu.

The students from government and government-aided schools here have scored quite well in Language and Mathematics assessment as compared to the national average. The poor performing states, as compared to the national average, are majorly from North, Central East and North East India.

The National Performance Survey, conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), has revealed the performance of these states.

In the last five years, 146.68 lakh students have enrolled in elementary schools in the country. Out of this 55 percent and 22 percent are OBC and SC respectively. Muslims joining elementary classes consisted of the other 59 percent.

The survey assessed the abilities of students of Class 3 in Language and Mathematics. It found that 19 states fared above the national average score in language and 20 states recorded their average score above the national average in Mathematics.

Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Mizoram are at the top three positions for performance in Language. For Mathematics, Daman and Diu, Puducherry and Dadra and Nagar Haveli have bagged the top three positions for performance.





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