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J&K schools shows impressive performance in NAS 2021 

Last Updated on June 1, 2022 at 3:57 pm

Schools of Jammu and Kashmir show a spectacular performance in the sample-based National Achievement Survey (NAS). NAS had been conducted by Ministry of Education for classes 3, 5, 8 and 10 on November 12 last year.

Survey was conducted in 733 districts all over the country which aimed at providing information regarding achievement in learning of students to figure out the effectiveness of education in schools. A total number of 79256 students and 16260 teachers in 3650 schools from all the 20 districts of J&K UT participated in the survey.

Language, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science were chosen as subjects for assessment in classes 3 and 5, while Environmental Studies was added for class 8 and Social Science and Modern Indian Language for class 10. As per NAS report card published, the percentage ratio of boys to girls for class 3 was 51 and 49 respectively while it was 78 and 22 for urban to rural

The performance percentage for Language stood at 66 as against the national average of 62. Similarly, for Mathematics the percentage stood at 59 in comparison to 57 while as for EVS, it was 59 as against 57.

The management participation ratio with respect to schools run by the state government, private recognised and central government was at 46, 47 and 7 per cent respectively