NEW DELHI: The country has witnessed substantial reduction in pupil-teacher ratio over the last one decade. According to Ministry of Education, in Primary Schools, the pupil teacher ratio which was at 43 in 2010-11 has come down to 26.3 in 2020- 21.
While in Upper Primary schools, the pupil-teacher ratio has reduced from 33 in 2010-11 to 18.9 in 2020-21. The Pupil Teacher Ratio at different levels of education show availability of adequate number of teachers for teaching children enrolled at different grade. The increase in number of teachers in schools is contributing to focused delivery of education.