Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 4th Semester) Question Papers - Education General (May' 2014)

Course: 401
(Contemporary Issues of Education)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer briefly: 1x8=8
  1. Which Article of the Indian Constitution is related to education of the minority category?
  2. What is the full form of ECCE?
  3. In which year was the Right to Education Act launched in India?
  4. In which year was ‘Operation Black-board’ Scheme launched in India?
  5. Who was the first Vice Chancellor of Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University?
  6. In which year was POA implemented?
  7. What is the name of the first Women University of India?
  8. On which date is World Environment Day celebrated?
2. Write short notes on: 5x4=20
  1. Need and importance of equalization of educational opportunities.
  2. Vision and mission of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  3. Objectives of technical education.
  4. Positive effects of privatization of higher education in India.
3. Write about the aims of primary education. Describe the strategies of Sarva Shiksha Abhijan regarding universalization of primary education. 6+6=12
Write about the aims of higher education in India. Discuss the functions of University Grants Commission regarding improvement of higher education. 4+8=12
4. What is meant by Open University? Describe the role of Indira Gandhi National Open University in India higher education. 4+10=14
What is meant by distance education? Write about the objectives and importance of distance education.  4+10=14
5. Write about the need of examination. Discuss the defects of present examination system of India. 3+10=13
What is meant by semester system? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of semester system.   3+10=13
6. Who are the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes? Discuss the constitutional provisions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes of India. 6+7=13