Students of government schools in Gautam Buddha Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh are performing better than those in aided schools last year, revealed a survey conducted by the National Council of Educational Research And Training (NCERT).
According to the NCERT survey, the average performance of class three students of government school was 65.59 per cent whereas in aided schools the same was 65.53 per cent.
The government school students of class five outperformed the students of aided schools by a margin of 25 per cent for the same subject, the survey stated.
In language subject, the average performance of government school students for Class three, five and eight were 69.78 per cent, 68.21 per cent and 57.84 per cent respectively whereas the students in aided-schools for the same classes were 63.14 per cent, 50.94 per cent and 54.17 per cent respectively.
The Survey also stated that the students of class three in aided-schools performed better in Mathematics than those of in government schools. However, the performance of class 5 government school students was remarkably well in in the same subject with a 20-per cent lead over aided-school students.
The survey also revealed that boys outperformed girls in the district with a narrow margin in the three classes in language subject as well.
“We are making efforts to improve the quality of education at government schools. Parents-teachers meetings have shown good response,” said Basic Shiksha Adhikari of Gautam Buddha Nagar district Bal Mukund Prasad.