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Madhya Pradesh Educational Profile

Updated on: Oct 29, 2015

Madhya Pradesh has a well managed education system. There are separate statutory bodies that ensure smooth functioning of all education departments in the state at all levels. Schools in the state are either affiliated with the State Board of Secondary Education or with the CBSE or ICSE. The schools run by the state government use Hindi as their medium of instruction; however schools affiliated to CBSE or ICSE use English as their medium of study. The government has adopted the free and compulsory education policy to provide primary education to all children up to the age of 14.

The state follows a uniform structure of school education i.e. the 10+2 system which is also adopted by other states and union territories of India. The high school stage of the state comprises of class VIII to X and higher secondary stage comprises of class XI-XII. Madhya Pradesh has 13 state universities, 3 deemed universities, 8 medical colleges and a good many number of engineering and management institutions.

The state’s literacy rate figures 64.11% according to 2001 census report. The government is taking all possible steps to revamp the education system of the state. Various projects have also been started by NGOs to overcome the problem of illiteracy in remote villages. The state has registered tremendous success in this regard in the recent period.

The following tables provide some of the vital education facts and figures of Madhya Pradesh.

FACULTY WISE STRENGTH OF STUDENTS (SESSION 2005-06)

S.No. Faculty Strength of Students
1 Arts faculty 128442
2 Commerce faculty 73211
3 Science faculty 57128
4 Home Science 3077
5 Law 8251
6 Sanskrit 2287

CATEGORY WISE STRENGTH OF STUDENTS (SESSION 2005-06)

S.No. Category Strength
1 General Students (Boys) 54097
2 General Students (Girls) 69580
3 SC Students (Boys) 25266
4 SC Students (Girls) 12801
5 ST Students (Boys) 15873
6 ST Students (Girls) 3514
7 OBC Students (Boys) 56896
8 OBC Students (Girls) 34269

Number of Students at Graduate & Post Graduate Level (SESSION 2005-06)

Level Boys Girls Total
Graduate Level 130666 99179 229845
Post Graduate Level 21466 20985 42451
Total Students 152132 120164 272296

STUDENT STRENGTH AND COLLEGES (SESSION 2005-06)

S.No Student Strength Number of Colleges
1 More than 5000 02
2 4001 to 5000 -
3 3001 to 4000 04
4 2001 to 3000 25
5 1001 to 2000 54
6 501 to 1000 56
7 201 to 500 102
8 101 to 200 46
9 51 to 100 13
10 Less than 50 08

DETAILS OF SCHOLARSHIPS (SESSION 2005-06)

S. No Type of Scholarship Quota Category
1 Research 18 Science 09
Humanities 07
Commerce 02
2 M. Phil. 14 Science 07
Humanities 06
Commerce 01
3 P. G. Merit 73 Science 36
Humanities 26
Commerce 11
4 P. G. Merit-Cum-Means 73 Science 36
Humanities 26
Commerce 11
5 Sports 22 Students (boys) 11
Students (Girls) 11
6 U. G. Merit 146 Science 73
Humanities 51
Commerce 22
7 U. G. Merit-Cum-Means 146 Science 73
Humanities 51
Commerce 22
8 Film Television Trust 2    
9 National Modern Arts 2    
10 National Drama School 2    
11 Sanskrit Scholarship 200 M.A. Arts 07
Acharya 07
U. G. 11
Shastri 18
Uttar Madhyama 33
Poorv Madhyama 33
Prathama 91
12 Scholarship for Primary & Middle School Students 36  

SUBJECT WISE POSTS OF TEACHING STAFF

S.No. SUBJECTS Sanctioned Posts
Professor Assistant Professor
1

ARABIC

0 2
2

BIOCHEMISTRY

1 4
3

BOTANY

44 357
4

CHEMISTRY

61 575
5

COMMERCE

75 571
6

DANCE

1 9
7

DRAW & PAIN.

3 34
8

ECONOMICS

84 442
19

ELECTRONICS

0 1
10

ENGLISH

26 495
11

GEOGRAPHY

29 219
12

GEOLOGY

7 40
13

HINDI

60 541
14

HISTORY

32 283
15

HOME SCIENCE

11 184
16

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT

0 2
17

LAW

6 91
18

LIBRARY SCIENCE

2 7
19

MANAGEMENT

0 1
20

MARATHI

2 9
21

MATHEMATICS

25 309
22

MILITARY SCIENCE

4 22
23

MUSIC

8 60
24

PERSIAN

0 3
25

PHILOSOPHY

10 36
26

PHYSICS

30 418
27

PSYCHOLOGY

10 40
28

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

0 2
29

SANSKRIT

11 128
30

SOCIOLOGY

34 354
31

STATISTICS

2 9
32

URDU

6 32
33

ZOOLOGY

46 351

 

BUILDING STATUS OF GOVT. COLLEGES (SESSION 2006-07)

Having their Own Building 217
Main Building Under Construction 54  
With Land but without Building  12  
Without Land 29  
Without their Own Building 95
Total 312
Colleges where additional constructions is going on 26

 

NON TEACHING STAFF

S.No. SUBJECTS SANCTIONED POST
1. LIBRARIAN 277
2. SPORTS OFFICER 237
3. REGISTRAR 37

School Enrolment 2005-06

Classes
Boys
Girls
(B+G)
CLASS IX 460934 266824  
CLASS X 444669 251093  
HIGH SCHOOL 905603 517917 1423520
CLASS XI 263087 157232  
CLASS XII 222465 125695  
HIGH SEC. SCHOOL 485552 282927 768479

 

Total Number of School Teachers Year – 2005

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHER SECONDARY
Men Women Total Men Women Total
22128 15568 37696 34327 25397 59724
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