Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
5) As highlighted by the All India Survey on Higher Education 2018-19, share of enrolled minorities still continue to be under-represented with respect to their share of the total population, discuss various factors responsible for such under-representation. Also suggest some measures to improve the same.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is based on the study provided for by All India Survey on Higher Education 2018-19. It questions the under representation of minorities as suggested by the study in the education domain.
Key demand of the question:
One has to provide for what causes such under-representation of minorities in education and what can be done to attain full equity and inclusion in higher education.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
In brief quote the details and facts of the report.
First explain the reasons for such a trend – lack of access, poverty, social prejudices etc.
Discuss what can be done to attain full equity and inclusion in higher education.
Explain the significance of need for multiple stakeholder approach to overcome such a negative trend.
Conclude by suggesting solutions to address the issue.