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Enrollment in Indian schools improves while learning levels drop: ASER Report 2022

This year's report is especially significant as it comes after two years of pandemic induces closure of schools across the country and a new National Education Policy announced by the government in 2020.

Image for representative purpose only. Infographics - ASER REPORT 2022

The results of the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2022, the largest citizen-led rural survey in India has found that while more number of children between the ages 3-16 are enrolled in schools, the learning levels in the school-going population has decreased compared to the previous years.

According to the survey conducted in 616 rural districts, enrollment in schools has improved from 97.2 percent in 2018 to 98.4 percent in 2022. It was mainly due to a significant increase in government school enrollment which rose from 65.6 percent in 2018 to 72.9 percent in 2022.

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