2.9pc increase in enrollments from primary to university level

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Staff Reporter

The total number of enrollments from primary to university level was increased to 55.0 million during 2019-20 with the ratio of 2.9 percent.

According to the Economic Survey launched here by Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Thursday, the overall enrollments is recorded 52.2 million during 2018-19 as compared to 51.0 million during 2017-18, which shows an increase of 2.9 percent. The overall education situation is based on the key indicators, such as enrollments, number of institutes and teachers have shown improvement.

The number of institutes recorded at 273.4 thousand during 2018-19 as compared to 262.0 thousand during 2017-18. However, the number of institutes is estimated to increase to 279.4 thousand in 2019-20. Similarly, there were 1.76 million teachers in 2018-19 as compared to 1.77 million last year. The number of teachers is estimated to increase to 1.80 million during 2019-20.

As per survey, the federal government has also designed Single National Curriculum (SNC) with the vision of one system of education for all.