Bihar Education Crisis: Lack Of Colleges, Universities In State

by Rahul Gautam Oct 26, 2020 • 02:29 PM Views 518

Every year, lakhs of students are forced to leave Bihar because of the lack of colleges and universities in the state. According to the data for 2017-18, there are 40,652 primary schools in Bihar. But as we move higher, the education system in Bihar starts to collapse. In terms of secondary schools (Class V to X/XII), Bihar ranks at 10th spot. Also, the school dropout rate of children is still very high. In 2017-18, 32% of students dropped out in class IX-X