Gurukul System versus Modern Education in India–A Need for Amalgamation of the Two System to Eliminate the Crisis of Illiteracy, Economy and Social Problems of the Society

Authors

  • Sumanta Bhattacharya Research Scholar and Policy Analyst, Department of Development Studies, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Howrah, India
  • Bhavneet Kaur Sachdev Student, Department of Development Studies, Calcutta University, Howrah, India

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https://doi.org/10.47607/ijramt.2021.1536

Keywords:

Gurukul, modern education system, rat leaning developing personality, practical knowledge, reservation of seats

Abstract

India has the most outstanding version of imparting education which is well known to the world , the origin can be trace back to 5000 BC .The Gurukul system has its influence left across the world , Social awareness, character building , developing personality , discipline, self-control, being spiritual and learning about Indian culture and imparting knowledge in an open ground was some of the features of Bharat, Gurukul, Bharat was an pedagogy nerve centre for the rest of the whole also , people use to come and study in India from Middle East ,Europe , Portugal , what change has come now is that Indians go to foreign countries to study as the new Modern Education system of India has made the life of students miserable by putting excess mental pressure .India has the most important of student suicide cases in India , the pressure of scoring marks , lack of practical knowledge , reservation of seats , old syllabus taking about Partition and Independence of India , imposition of English language , no skill development , just rat learning exist in today’s Modern education System. Sports, crafts and all are not motivated to be taken as career options, In the Gurukul age Physical training was integral to learning along with Yoga and meditation to keep the mind and soul in peace. We need to bring a better version of the education practices in India.

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Published

27-11-2021

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S. Bhattacharya and B. Kaur Sachdev, “Gurukul System versus Modern Education in India–A Need for Amalgamation of the Two System to Eliminate the Crisis of Illiteracy, Economy and Social Problems of the Society ”, IJRAMT, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 102–104, Nov. 2021.

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