EDUCATION, INDIAN EDUCATION, KOTHARI COMMISSION REPORT ON INDIAN EDUCATION. Education Commission or Kothari Commission Report entitled- Education and National Development 17members in which 5. The unique features of the Education Commission () were: In its report the commission expressed its firm belief that education is the most powerful.

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The Report of Kothari Commission ().

The unique features of the Education Commission were: Report of the Education Commission, – Vol I: Describe the educational structure recommended by the commission. It also advised for reduction of national holidays.

Chaglathe then minister of education. The Commission spent about hundred days in visiting universities, colleges and schools and held discussions with teachers, educationists, administrators and students. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use.

Task Force on Manpower The group had twelve members which included R. Besides the task forces, the commission had twenty one sub groups assisting the task forces on specific assignments. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The report is divided into four sections — Section I: The commission made the following recommendations for strengthening social and national integration through education. Education in India must necessarily emerge from Indian experience, through, culture and local conditions. Developing social, moral and spiritual values.

Kothari Commission

Discuss the place of the Education Commission of in the educational reforms in India. Saiyidain, Salamatullah and M. Promoting social and National Integration 3. Chhabra, Dinesh Mohan, B. National Education Commissionpopularly known as Kothari Commissionwas an ad hoc commission commissionn up by the Government of Commossion to xommission all aspects of the educational sector in India, to evolve a general pattern of education and to advise guidelines and policies for the development of education in India.


It interviewed about men and women distinguished in public life, educators, scientists, industrialists and scholars in different fields and others interested in education. Evaluate the recommendations of the Education Commission for improvement of higher education in the country. The group was one of the largest and had 20 members, including three overseas members, J. National Council of Educational Research and Training.

The members were A. The society places high hopes on a teacher. According to the Indian culture a child receives his first physical birth from the parents and the second birth of the hands of the teacher.


Let us discuss the recommendations of the commission. General education should last for a period of 10 years. The pre-university cojmission should be transferred from Universities and added to the secondary schools. 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.

In the sphere of higher education and scientific research, the report commission urged the necessity of rooting our science on indigenous ethos and priorities, maintaining highest autonomy in academic matters in our institutions of higher education, making our universities the arena of high-quality teaching and research, maintaining high efficiency in the utilization of scarce resources including that of our scientific manpower, selectively encouraging certain centres kotahri excellence so as to bring them at par with international institutions of repute and, above all, nurturing a value system in our scientific temperament, so that we draw nourishment from our rich cultural and spiritual heritage.


The minimum scale was suggested to be in the ratio of 1: Unique Features of the Commission 2. Reddick served as special invitees of the sub groups.

In this unit, we will discuss about Kothari Education Commission,which was the sixth commission in the history of commission in India.


The Five Kothwri Plan, started after independence helped the growth of the country in many areas. In its report the commission expressed its form belief that education is the most powerful instrument of national development.

Task Force on Professional, Vocational and Technical Education The group trained its focus on the professional and vocational courses. Two languages one modern Indian language and one classical or foreign language Any three subjects from a one additional language, b History c Economics d Logic e geography f psychology g sociology h art i physics j chemistry k mathematics l biology m geology n home science Art Physical education Work experience Moral studies.

The recommendations of these two commissions could not be succeeded in its full implementations. The group focused on the development of agricultural education.