Higher education enrolment rose by 19 lakh in 202122: Govt. survey.

Syllabus: GS-II

Subject: Society and Social Justice

Topic: Education

Issue: All India Survey on Higher Education

Context: All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2021-22 released.

Relevant Data for Mains:

  • The Female enrolment has increased to 2.07 crore in 2021-22 from 1.57 crore (32%) in 2014-15
  • Increase of 45% in OBC student enrolment in 2021-22 (1.63 crore) from 2014-15 (1.13 crore).

All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE):

  • It is an annual web-based survey conducted by the Ministry of Education since 2010-11.
  • Objective: To portray the status of higher education in the country.
  • Covers all the institutions in the country engaged in imparting higher education.

Parameters: Teachers, student enrolment, programmes, examination results, education finance, infrastructure.

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