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10th Report on All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE 2019-20)

10th Report on All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE 2019-20)

The Ministry of Education, Govt of India released the report of All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20 on 10 June 2021.

This report is the 10th in the series of All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) annually released by Department of Higher Education.

This report provides key performance indicators on the current status of Higher education in the country.

Key features of All India Survey on Higher Education Report 2019-20:

  • Total Enrolment in Higher Education stands at 3.85 crore in 2019-20 as compared to 3.74 crore in 2018-19, registering a growth of 11.36 lakh (3.04 %). Total enrolment was 3.42 crore in 2014-15.
  • Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER), the percentage of students belonging to the eligible age group enrolled in Higher Education, in 2019-20 is 27.1% against 26.3% in 2018-19 and 24.3% in 2014-2015.
  • Gender Parity Index (GPI) in Higher Education in 2019-20 is 1.01 against 1.00 in 2018-19 indicating an improvement in the relative access to higher education for females of eligible age group compared to males.
  • Pupil Teacher Ratio in Higher Education in 2019-20 is 26.
  • In 2019-20: Universities: 1,043 (2%); Colleges: 42,343 (77%) and stand-alone institutions: 11,779 (21%).
  • 3.38 crore Students enrolled in programmes at under-graduate and post-graduate level.  Out of these, nearly 85% of the students (2.85 crore) were enrolled in the six major disciplines such as Humanities, Science, Commerce, Engineering & Technology, Medical Science and IT & Computer.
  • The number of students pursuing PhD in 2019-20 is 2.03 lakh against 1.17 lakh in 2014-15.
  • The Total Number of Teachers stands at 15,03,156 comprising of 57.5% male and 42.5% female.

Source: PIB

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