Education

Dalit and Janajati enrolments at Primary, Lower secondary and basic levels

 

The share of Dalit enrolment is 19.9% at primary, 14.5% at lower secondary, 11.0% at secondary and 6.7% at higher secondary level, which are almost similar to the previous school year.

 

The share of Janajati enrolment is 33.9% (33.9% in the last school year) at primary level, 38.5% (38.7% in the last school year) at lower secondary, 38.6% (38.6% in the last school year) at secondary and 29.8% (29.8% in the last school year) at higher secondary level.

 

Dalit Enrolment

2014

Level Girls Boys Total % of enrolment in total
Primary (1-5) 440036 420687 860723 19.9
Lower Secondary (6-8) 136450 129467 265917 14.5
Basic Level (1-8) 576486 550154 1126640 18.3

 

Janajati Enrolment

Primary (1-5) 741317 726589 1467906 33.9
Lower Secondary (6-8) 369244 337429 706673 38.5
Basic Level (1-8) 1110561 1064018 2174579 35.2
Source: Flash Report 2014/15; Department of Education; MoE