Eduaction: Infrastructure and policy of Haryana

Eduaction: Infrastructure and policy of Haryana

Haryana is one of the economically developed states of India. Notwithstanding, Haryana is one third of population is illiterate and the proportion of population declines steeply primary level toward higher levels of education.

Literacy rate in Haryana has seen an upward trend and is 76.64 percent as per 2011 population census. Male literacy stands at 85.38 percent, while female literacy is at 66.67 percent. In 2001, the literacy rate in Haryana stood at 67.91 percent of which male and female were 78.49 percent and 55.73 percent literate respectively. As of 2013, Gurgaon city had the highest literacy rate in Haryana at 86.30% followed by Panchkula at 81.9 per cent and Ambala at 81.7 percent. In terms of districts, as of 2012 Rewari had the highest literacy rate in Haryana at 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 79%, and female 67%.Eduaction: Infrastructure and policy of Haryana

It is not expectantly progress in providing education to its population. Our analysis of the distribution of theeducational levels, taking district as a unit, it is the disparity in educational attainment. Attainment of all kinds of education level is better in urban areas than rural areas. On the other hand, the larger variation in higher educational attainment is district-level. For the rest, attainment of graduate and above is highest 20.36 percent in Gurgaon followed by Panchkula district (17.90 percent) and Faridabad (15.04 percent) whereas the lowest 1.59 percent in Mewat district followed by Fatehabad (4.59 percent) and Palwal (4.64 percent).


Department of Elementary Education, Haryana

Department of Elementary Education, Haryana is a unit of the Government of Haryana in India that looks after the school education in the state of Haryana.

Director Secondary Education, Haryana

Director of Secondary Education, Haryana is a unit of the Government of Haryana in India that looks after the school education in the state of Haryana.

Department of Higher Education, Haryana

Department of Higher Education, Haryana is a unit of the Government of Haryana in India that looks after the school education in the state of Haryana.


Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat

Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat is a site in Sonipat, Haryana, India on which it is planned to host at least 13 educational institutions including universities, medical colleges and engineering colleges. The park is planned to cover 5,000 acres and foundation stones were laid in June 2012. As of October 2015 the project was not complete.


Haryana Board of School Education, established in September 1969 and shifted to Bhiwani in 1981, conducts public examinations at middle, matriculation, and senior secondary levels twice a year. Over seven lakh candidates attend annual examinations in February and March; 150,000 attend supplementary examinations each November. The Board also conducts examinations for Haryana Open School at senior and senior secondary levels twice a year. The Haryana government provides free education to women up to the bachelor’s degree level.  In 2015-2016, there were nearly 20,000 schools, including 10,100 state government schools (36 Aarohi Schools, 11 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas, 21 Model Sanskriti Schools, 8744 government primary school, 3386 government middle school, 1284 government high school and 1967 government senior secondary schools), 7,635 private schools (200 aided, 6612 recognized unaided, and 821 unrecognied unaided private schools.)and several hundred other central government and private schools such as Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indian Army Public Schools, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and DAV schools affiliated to central government’s CBSE and ICSE school boards.



Universities and higher education

Hisar has three universities: Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University – Asia’s largest agricultural university, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences); several national agricultural and veterinary research centres (National Research Centre on Equines), Central Sheep Breeding Farm, National Institute on Pig Breeding and Research,Northern Region Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute and Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB); and more than 20 colleges including Maharaja Agrasen Medical College, Agroha. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced on 27 February 2016 that National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) would be set up in Kurukshetra to provide computer training to youth and a Software Technology Park of India (STPI) would be set up in Panchkula’s existing HSIIDC IT Park in Sector 23. Hindi and English are compulsory languages in schools whereas Punjabi, Sanskrit and Urdu are chosen as optional languages.

Policies and schemes

Haryana Education Department is running various educational schemes, programmes, grants, bursaries, financial awards, loans scholarships, fellowships of School Education & Literacy, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Higher Education, Adult Education, Tribal Education, Technical and Medical Education and Vocational Studies, skill development etc.  The special assistance is given to the students belonging to Scheduled Caste(SC) and Scheduled Tribe(ST), Other Backward Classes(OBC) and Socially, Educationally Backward Classes(SEBC), Minority Category and below poverty line(BPL), Rural areas, Disabled/Physically Handicapped (PH) students.  Also this offers benefits to all those students of undergraduate (UG) and post graduation (PG), Ph.D. students studying in class 09th standard, 10th standard, 11th standard, 12th standard, college and university Students, general category students, researchers, top Science students.

  • The benefits are in terms of below mentioned:
  • Interest Subsidy (CSIS) on Education Loan
  • Scholarship/Cash/Incentive/Awards
  • Various vocational and technical training
  • Educational assistance and facilities And others much more etc.


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