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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:EDUCATION (Developmental History of Indian Education) ' November-2014

Course: 501
(Developmental History of Indian Education)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following questions: 1x8=8
  1. Of the four Vedas, which one is said to be most significant?
  2. What is the holy book of the Buddhists known as?
  3. Who established the ‘Female Orphan Asylum’ in Madras?
  4. Mention one merit of basic education.
  5. Who was the chairperson of the Calcutta University Commission (1971)?
  6. Who wrote the first dictionary named Dictionary in Assamese and English?
  7. In which year the OBB scheme was launched?
  8. What is the full form of ECCE?
2. Write short notes on the following: 4x5=20
  1. Tol as an ancient institution.
  2. Recommendation of Wood’s Despatch regarding grant-in-aid.
  3. Characteristics of basic education.
  4. Recommendations of the Mudaliar Commission on Examination and Evaluation.
  5. Common school system.
3. Write about the chief characteristics of Muslim education. 10
Give a short description about the Buddhist education system.
4. Write about the Anglicist-Classicist controversy. What role did Lord Macaulay play in this controversy? 6+5
5. Give an account of Gokhale’s attempt to make primary education in India compulsory. Why was the Bill rejected? Explain. 6+5=11
6. Discuss briefly the recommendations made by Radhakrishnan Commission on the aims and objectives of university education. 5+5=10
7. Discuss the main recommendations of the ‘National Knowledge Commission’ on higher education. 10

In which year the NPE was formulated? Mention the objectives of NPE. 1+9=10

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