Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 4th Semester) Question Papers - Education Major 1 (May' 2014)

Course: 401
(History of Indian Education up to 1947)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Fill in the blanks: 1x10=10
  1. In Vedic period, pupil’s career begins with the performance of ____.
  2. In the beginning of ____ century, the Mohammedans invaded India.
  3. The Charter Act of the Company used to be renewed after every ____ years.
  4. ____ has been called the Magna Carta of Indian education.
  5. ____ was the Chairman of Education Commission, 1882.
  6. ____ came to India in 1899 as the Viceroy of the country.
  7. ____ introduced grant-in-aid system for the first time in Indian education.
  8. ____ submitted his Report in the Imperial Legislature Council on 1910.
  9. The Wardha Scheme of Education, 1937 is also known as ____.
  10. The Hartog Committee submitted its Report in September ____.
2. Write short notes on: 4x5=20
  1. Curriculum and aims of Muslim education.
  2. Anglicist-Classicist controversy.
  3. Indigenous schools.
  4. Indian University Act, 1904.
  5. Wood-Abbot report.
3. Discuss briefly the aims and objectives of Buddhist education. 5+5=10
Examine critically on female education in Muslim period. 10
4. Discuss the contribution of East India Company in Indian education and its impact on present system of education in India. 5+5=10
What were the chief recommendations of Lord Bentinck’s educational policy on Indian education? 10
5. Discuss critically the Hunter Commission’s Report of 1882 10
6. Write briefly on Lord Curzon’s educational policy and its impact on Indian education system. 5+5=10
Discuss briefly the recommendations of Indian University Commission, 1902. 10
7. Explain the main suggestions of Wardha Scheme of Basic Education. Write a note on the impact of these suggestions on the development of education in India. 5+5=10
Give a brief description of Simon Commission.