Incentive Schemes and Status of No Detention Policy

(Elementary Education)

        Status of No Detention Policy in Primary Classes

        Incentive Schemes: Free Text Books

        Incentive to SC/ST/OBC and Minority Communit

         (Source & Copy Right : MHRD, 2000 Publications)

Status of No Detention Policy in Primary Classes

State

Method of Evaluation

Arunachal Pradesh

Unit tests, half yearly exam and annual exams are conducted for promotion

Bihar

State follows non-detention policy. However, annual examinations are being conducted by every school for promoting students to next class

Goa

Follows continuous comprehensive evaluation and useful assessment procedure. No detention up to class III

Gujarat

Examination is taken in all classes of primary schools. In lower standard, promotion is on the basis of attendance/examination

Karnataka

Continuing with the system of annual examination and 80% attendance as criteria for promotion to next class

Mahasashtra

Annual examination system is in existence for class V onwards. Competency based tests are given for continuous evaluation of standards in class I-IV

Tamil Nadu

Promotion is based on annual examination performance

Uttar Praesh

There is a system of examination in all classes. Children are promoted based on attendance and examination

West Bengal

No formal examination system at primary level. From class V to VIII, there prevails an annual exam system

A & N Island

Students are promoted to next class on the result of annual exam and 75% attendance

Chandigarh

Promotion to next class is based on annual examination. Continuous evaluation is also been introduced in all classes

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

There is no examination system up to class IV. Students are promoted on the basis of attendance.

Pondicherry

Students in class I and II are promoted invariably to next class. But class III annual exam is taken for promotion.

 

Incentive Schemes: Free Text Books

State

Status

Arunachal Pradesh

Free text books are given to APST girls up to class XII and to APST boys up to class VIII

Bihar

All girls and SC & ST boys are provided with free text books at primary level

Gujarat

Free text books to all students of primary schools run by local bodies

Karnataka

Free text books are distributed to all children in class I-IV. V-VII to SC/ST. Now been extended to all children class V-VII

Mahasashtra

Free text books are provided in backward blocks to children of backward communities

Manipur

No scheme, but girl student of class I-VIII are given some selected books in low female literacy districts

Tamil Nadu

Being provided

Tripura

Free text books are given to all ST students from class I-XII

Uttar Pradesh

Free text books are distributed to all SC/ST/OBC children and girls

West Bengal

Nationalized text books are issued free of cost to all children of primary schools

A & N Island

Free text books are provided to all students up to class V

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Free text books are distributed to SC/ST and low income group students

Daman & Diu

Free text books are given to girl students and SC/ST students

Pondicherry

Free text books are supplied at the beginning of the academic year

 Incentive to SC/ST/OBC and Minority Community

State

Status

Arunachal Pradesh

Stipend in lieu of ration is given to the APST hostel boarders. Free text books are supplied to APST girls up to class XII and boys up to VIII. Free uniform are supplied to students up to VIII depending on availability of funds. Education is free up to XII

Bihar

SC/ST students enrolled at primary level are provided free text books

Goa

Free text books, uniform, rain coats, scholarship, opportunity cost for SC/ST/Cash Incentives

Karnataka

Free text books to all children I-IV. Free uniforms, supply of school bags etc. are given to SC/ST girls in class V-VIII in Government school. Started pre-matric hostels and pre-matric scholarships for students of classes V-X

Tamil Nadu

Cooked meal, free text books, dress, free transport, Rs. 500/- as incentive scholarship to SC/ST (III to VI), Rs. 1000/- VI onwards being given

Tripura

SC/ST girl students are provided dress grant and attendance scholarships. Pre-matric scholarships has been introduced for all SC/ST students from class VI-X

Uttar Pradesh

Students belonging to SC/ST/OBC are provided with free text books and all SC/ST/OBC/Handicaped/Miniority children are given scholarships at the beginning the session

West Bengal

Free uniform is provided to all students belonging to SC/ST categories

A & N Island

Incentives such as free books, note books, mid day meals, full attendance scholarships etc. are being provided to all Tribal students

Daman & Diu

Stipend, free uniform, free shoes, socks and free stationery are given to SC/ST students. Hostel and Ashram Shalas are run for SC/ST students

Pondicherry

Free hostel facility, food, clothing and accommodation to Sc students is provided. Training of cutting and tailoring to SC school drop outs with stipend of Rs. 100/- per month is given. Pre-matric scholarships is given to such students studying in VI to VIII, Rs. 150/- per annum and IX and C standard Rs. 200/- per annum. Free supply of text books, stationery, uniform cloth and reimbursement of the cost of medium text books to all SC students. Provision of tutorial facilities to Sc school students. Special assistance of Rs. 250/- to Sc girl students to undertake primary education from I to V. Grant of special incentive of Rs. 300/- is given to each Sc student who score 65% of marks and above in class X public examination.