GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-3524
English medium education in Kendriya Vidyalayas
3524 . DR. PRABHA THAKUR
(a) whether the reason behind growing attraction towards English Medium Schools is surety of livelihood in future;
(b) whether it is difficult to get admission in such schools despite paying arbitrary fees and donations;
(c) whether Government would contemplate providing the facility of English medium teaching in the Kendriya Vidyalayas situated in the States is the interest of students; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and if not the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(DR. SHASHI THAROOR)
(a) to (d) There is no verifiable and authentic data available to indicate the preference of the guardians about the medium of instruction for their children. However, the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan follows bilingual medium of instruction for all the Kendriya Vidyalayas, with a provision for separate classes for Hindi and English mediums.