Western Education In India

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1. The student used to have very humble respects for the Guru and discipline was pursued due to this they got the opportunity to learn the good points of the attitude and art. 2. They were taught directly or face-to-face and there were lot of benefits of this style of teaching. 3. The environment provided to the student was made sure the he would come out an artist. Western Education in India The western education in India was introduced by the Britishers in the 1813. The Charter Act of 1813 decreed that English would be taught in the Indian education system although not as a replacement for indigenous languages. Instead, it was anticipated that English would co-exist with Oriental studies as a means by which moral law could be reinforced.…show more content…
In lieu of this only the Calcutta Madarshas and the Banaras Sanskrit College were formed. The students graduating from this school also felt that the company should neither support the missionary proselytization nor hastily attempt to teach western knowledge to the Indians. Thus the Charter Act of 1813 forms a turning point in the history of Indian education. Figure 1.1Time line of Western Education in India The above time line in Figure 1.1 shows the nationwide work done by the British rulers in century, which slowly and slowly led into the downfall of gurukul system in our country. The experiments of western education in India 1. The first half of 19th century (1813-15) witnessed multiple experiments in India that such as: a) Thomason’s mass education on the basis of indigenous schools b) Bombay Board of Education’s official schools c) Bengal began English as medium of instruction d) Bombay began to give education through the mother tongue of the student. WOOD’S EDUCATIONS DISPATCH OF…show more content…
THE SADDLER COMMISSION OF 1917-1919 In 1917, the Government appointed the Calcutta University Commission to enquire into the problems and make recommendations to correct them. This commission came to be known as the Saddler Commission after its President Dr. M.E. Saddler, the Vice Chancellor, University of Leeds. D. Gregory, Mr. Philip Hartog, Prof. Ramsay Muir, Sir Asutosh Mookerji, the Director of Public Instruction, Bengal and Dr. Zia-ud-din Ahmed were other member of the commission. As per the recommendation of the Commission new universities at Mysore, Delhi, Nagpur, Agra, Hydrabad, Travancore, Patna, Aligarh, Dacca and Lucknow were established. In the same way other universities like Santiniketan, Osmania, S.N.D.T., Kashi Vidyapith, Jamia Millia and Gujarat Vidyapith were also established. THE HARTOG COMMITTEE OF

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