* Education is recognised as the foundation of a progressive society
* Indigenous education was imparted at home, in temples, patashalas and gurukulas
* Meideval period witnessed a radical transformation with the introduction of muslim education
* In the later medieval era the British came to India and introduced English education.
* The first National Education Policy of 1968 marked a significant step in the history of education in post – independent India.
* Free education at the secondary school level was introduced in 1964 -65
1. monasteries: a building in which monks live and worship புத்த மடாலயங்கள்
2. illumination: lightning ஒளியூட்டல்
3. madrasa: islamic religious institution இஸ்லாமிய பாடசாலை
4. oriental: eastern கீழ்த்திசைக்குரிய
5. Anglicists: specialist in English linguistics
6. dissemination: dispersing பரப்புதல்
1. The Gazetteer of India - History and Culture (Vol II) - Government of India
2. Rev. Henry Huizinga, Missionary Education in India
3. Kali Kinkar Datta, A Social History of Modern India
4. P.N. Chopra, B.N. Puri, M.N. Das : A Social, Cultural and Economic History of India (Vol I, II, III)
5. B.L. Grover, S. Grover, A New Look At Modern Indian History
6. V.D. Mahajan, Modern Indian History (From 1707 to the Present Day)
7. S. Satthianadhan: History of education in the Madras Presidency, 1894.
Educational Development in India
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