There has been a marginal rise in the number of student enrollment in schools spread across Delhi, according to a report released by Delhi Statistical Handbook.
The report found 18,000 more students have enrolled in senior secondary schools across Delhi.
A total of 44.13 lakh students were enrolled in 2014-15 and in academic session 2015-16, 44.31 lakh students have taken admission in these schools. In the year 2014-15, out of the total number of enrolled students up to senior secondary school level, 23.52 lakh were boys and 20.60 lakh were girl students, the report found.
As per the 2016 edition of Delhi Statistical Handbook, in 2014-15, a total of 5,798 schools were in Delhi whereas the total number of schools in 2015-16 was 5,796. The report further said that total number of schools in 2013-14 was 5,453.
“Around 44.31 lakh children were enrolled at different levels during 2015-16 in these schools as compared to 44.13 lakh during 2014-15. Out of 44.31 lakh enrolled students up to senior secondary school level, 23.56 lakh were boys and 20.75 lakh were girl students,” said the report.
The schools have also witnessed a rise in number of girl students. In academic session 2014-15, out of 18.75 lakh students enrolled at primary school level, 8.73 lakh were girl students whereas in 2015-16, out of 18.87 lakh enrolled students 8.8 lakh were girls.