International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research

ISSN: 2455-4588

Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)

Girl child enrolment, retention and dropout in primary schools of Pulwama tehsil of Kashmir, J&K

Author(s): Nilofer Jan, Neerja Sharma
Abstract: The study has been carried out on girl child enrolment, retention and dropout in primary schools (EMPE) of Pulwama tehsil of district Pulwama, J&K State during 2016-2017. Results revealed that whole tehsil was found to be comprised of 04 education zones and 279 primary schools (EMPE). Results regarding enrolment & retention revealed that in tehsil Pulwama out of 966 girl students enrolled in class-I during the academic year 2010-11, 961 girl students retained in class-II, 942 students retained in class-III, 927 retained in class-IV, 920 in class V and thus 46 girl students dropped during the entire course of study. Further highest dropout (19) was reported in zone Shadimarg while lowest dropout (5) in zone Pulwama. Also highest dropout was 19 (1.94 percent) which was reported in class-III and lowest 5 (0.54 percent) was found in class-II.
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