The passing percentage of Delhi schools in class 10 and 12 of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations has come down, reveals a report released by a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) on Friday.
The passing percentage of Class 10th has been dropped from 92.44 per cent in 2016-17 to 68.9 per cent in 2017-18 for the Government schools.
As per the report titled “State of School Education in Delhi” by Praja Foundation, says that 40 per cent of MLAs from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) did not raise a raise a single issue on education from March 2017 to January 2018.
As per the data, 11 AAP MLAs did not raise even a single issue on education in the last three years (February 2015 to January 2018). Besides Delhi Government schools, In MCD, 49 councillors did not raise even a single issue on education in 2017-18 and only 11 per cent of total councilors in 2017-18 raised over 10 issues,” the report said.
The enrolment in MCD schools too fell from 8.69 lakh in 2013-14 to 7.24 lakh in 2017-18, a 17 per cent drop, the report said.It said Class 1 enrolments in MCD schools fell by 43 per cent from 1.69 lakh in 2010-11 to 95,817 in 2017-18 and if the current trend continues, according to a time series analysis, enrolments would drop to 37,938 in 2020-21.