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Gross Enrolment Ratio

Gross Enrolment Ratio determine the number of students enrolled in school at several different grade levels. The data is defined as the percentage of student enrolment in primary and secondary school on gender basis
Gross enrolment ratio (GER): Total enrolment in a specific level of education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the eligible official school-age population corresponding to the same level of education in a given school-year. School-age Population: Population of the age group which officially corresponds to the relevant level of education.
The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is designed to serve as a statistical framework for assembling, compiling and presenting comparable indicators and statistics of education both within individual countries and internationally. It presents standard concepts, definitions and classifications. ISCED covers all organized and sustained learning opportunities for children, youth and adults including those with special needs education, irrespective of the institution or entity providing them or the form in which they are delivered.
Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher education in India is calculated for 18-23 years of age group. Total enrolment in higher education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage to the eligible official population (18-23 years) in a given school year. The GER is widely used to show the general level of participation in and capacity of higher education. Data includes details on gender wise gross enrolment ratio in higher education for all categories, SC and ST.
The data refers to details of Decline in Child Population (6-14 years) in selected blocks of selected districts for the surveyed states. The outcome is based on the sample survey undertaken by Programme Evaluation Organisation (PEO), Planning commission in eleven states and two union territories for 'Evaluation Report On Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, 2010'. The reference period for the study was 2003 to 2007.
The data refers to the gross enrolment ratios in 2003 and 2007 for the surveyed states. The outcome is based on the sample survey undertaken by Programme Evaluation Organisation (PEO), Planning commission in eleven states and two union territories for 'Evaluation Report On Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, 2010'. The reference period for the study was 2003 to 2007.
The data refers to Gross Enrolment Ratio in Classes I-V, VI-VIII and I-VIII across states. It gives state-wise details for girls and boys.
The data refers to GER at the Secondary level is close to that of the average for all Developing Countries (63 per cent ) but substantially lower than that of emerging market economies like China, Indonesia, Thailand and Brazil.
The data refers to Gross Enrolment Ratios ( GER) at the Secondary (Classes IX-X) and Senior Secondary (Classes XI- XII) levels are 62.7% and 35.9%, respectively leading to a combined GER for Class IX-XII at a considerably low 49.3% . A significant dip in GERs from secondary to senior secondary level for all categories is driven by a number of factors including general lack of access, paucity of public schools, high cost of private senior secondary education and poor quality of education.
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