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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Making of the Report. Interviewed men and women. Reorganization of the University: Working Group on Educational Statistics The group provided the statistical tools for the commission and had J. World knowledge is growing at a tremendous pace, especially in science and technology. After going through this unit, you will cojmission able to: The minimum scale was suggested to be in the ratio of 1: It is important for us to know the features that have made this commission a unique commission from other earlier commissions.

The government was fully aware of the situation. Ure later commisssion by D. Task Force on Higher Education The group’s objective was to coordinate the higher education system in India and advise on ways of improvement.

Kothari Commission

Immediate steps should be taken for the production of high quality textbooks for schools and universities. Muralidharan and two men, M. Employees in large commercial, industrial and other concerns should come from the industrial undertakings in the public sector.

Above all, it was suggested that there should be the co-ordination between Education Department and All India Radio for maximisation of teaching and optimisation of learning.

The Government of India recognizes that reconstruction of education is no easy task. This article throws light upon the twenty-two major recommendations of Kothari education commission The modified Three Language Formula jothari include the following: Therefore, it is also known as the Kothari Commission.

Kothari Education Commission (1964-66)

It will relate education to productivity and also as a means of social and national integration. Evaluate the recommendations of the Education Commission for improvement of higher education in the country.


It consisted of total 17 members, where 14 members, 1 member – secretary, 1 Associate – Secretary and Dr. Science and mathematics should be compulsory in the first ten years of schooling. Reconstituting Boards of Secondary Education to accept the onus for the higher secondary stage also.

Every effort should be made to promote the development of Hindi. Formulation of a National Policy on Education was one of the important recommendations of the commission and inthe fourth Lok Sabha elected to office in under the leadership of Indira Gandhipassed the bill.

Science and mathematics should be taught on a compulsory basis to all pupils as a part of koyhari education during the first ten years of schooling. Report of the Commission 5. Gopalaswami, Abdul Qadir, K.

Retrieved June 18, Training of efficient leadership at all levels by expanding secondary and higher education and providing equal opportunities for all children of merit and promise, irrespective of economic status, caste, religion, sex or place of residence; kothxri.

Developing Social, moral and Spiritual values. The school and the community should be brought closer through suitable programs of mutual service and support.

Development of new methods of teaching comission language should be encouraged, and the possibility commissiion of including the study of Sanskrit in those courses such as modern Indian languages, ancient Indian history, Indology and Indian philosophy at the first and second degree stages, where cokmission knowledge is useful.

The new educational system should consist of a 1 to 3 years of pre-school education b Lower primary stage of 4 to 5 years c Higher primary stage of 3 or 2 years d Lower secondary stage of 3 or 2 years e Higher secondary stage of 2 years of vocational education 2. Technical education and research should be related closely to industry, encouraging the flow of personnel both ways and providing for continuous cooperation in the provision, design and periodical review of training programs and facilities.

Teachers should be appropriately trained for the ungraded system through regular training courses and orientation programmes. For this purpose, study of English deserves to be specially strengthened.

Kothari Education Commission ()

In order to link education and productivity the Indian Education Commission made the following recommendations. Secondary Education Commission Social, moral and spiritual values – The national system of education should emphasis on the cultivation of social, moral and spiritual values among students. Education and National Objectives 2.


Sen Jean Thomas S. The institutions for research should, as far as possible, function within the fold of universities or in intimate association with them. A lower secondary stage of 3 or 2 years of general education or 1 to 3 years of vocational education. Naik was appointed as number secretary of the commission and J. The commission realised that the provision of school buildings is comjission unsatisfactory at present and felt that it is necessary to take steps to clear the backlog of unconstructed school buildings as well as to provide additional buildings for new involvement.

Task Force on Techniques and Methods in Education This seventeen member task force was entrusted with the dommission of the functional mechanics of the educational system. Besides the task forces, the commission had twenty one sub groups assisting the task forces on specific assignments. The states and Union Territories should then adopt equivalent or higher scales to pay to suit their local conditions. A higher education stage of 3 years or more for the first degree course followed by courses of varying durations for the second or research degrees.

The Commission had some unique features, they were – i Not to limit its inquiry to specific sectors or aspects of education, but to have a comprehensive, review of the entire educational system.

The report of the commission is a milestone in the annals of development of education in post-independence phase in India which is revolutionary in nature and original in its character.