INDIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION HUNTER COMMISSION 1882 The commission came in existence in the year 1882 after British Parliament appointed Lord Ripon who forced his by 3w4Hx51J

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       The commission came in existence in the year 1882 after British Parliament
appointed Lord Ripon who forced his responsibility to check and investigate his
question to develop Primary Education of poor section in front of the Executive Body
of the Organization. To prove his words true on Primary Education he appointed Sir
William Hunter the main member of commission on 3 February 1882.                 This
commission was called (The Hunter Commission) after the name of Sir William Hunter.
There were 20 members in all who had to give the suggestions on the whole
educational progress. Out of these 20 members 7 members were Indians.

          1.   Sri Sayeyad Mahmood
          2.   Sri Bhudev Mukerjee
          3.   Sri Anand Mohan Bose
          4.   Sri T.T. Tailang
          5.   Sri P. Ranganand Mudaliar
          6.   Maharaj Jitendra Tagore
          7.   Haji Tyulam


                              I.PRIMARY EDUCATION

          Policy of Primary Education-
              a) Aims of Primary Education
                     i) Spread of Mass Education
                     ii) Useful for General Life
                     iii) Inclusion of Useful subjects

               b) Medium of Education- Regional Language and Indian Language

               c) Legislation and Administration – District Board and Municipal Board
               d) Curriculum of Primary Education –Syllabus of the following subjects
                      i) Physics
                      ii) Geometry
                      iii) Medical Science
                      iv) Accountancy
                      v) Agriculture
               e) Finance -
                   i) Special Primary funds
                   ii)Separation of fund
                   iii) Utilization of local funds
             f)Teacher’s Training –
                   i) Opening of training school in such a place where they can
                   fulfil all the local demands.
                   ii) At least one normal school should be established under every
                   iii) The money should be sanctioned for the Primary Education
                   Fund by the Provisional Government should be kept for the
                   inspection and coordination of the Primary Schools.

                         II. INDEGENOUS EDUCATION
The commission gave the following suggestions

   1. No Restriction for Admission –
   2. Administration –The Indigenous schools should be given State help.
   3. Curriculum –There should not be interference of Government in application of
   4. Scholarship- Scholarship should be given to the students seeking admission in
      these schools.

                           III SECONDRY EDUCATION
   1. Model High Schools – Model high Schools are the schools where people can’t
      open schools, and then it’s the duty of the government to open these
      schools. At least one school should be opened in each district.

   2. Bifurcation in Curriculum-

            I) A Course – For those students who are interested in higher education
            II)    B Course- For those who want to learn some kind of business after
                   completing Intermediate Education

3. Medium of instruction- Mainly English.

4. Teachers Training –Before the appointment of the commission there were only two
Training Centres all over India. One was in Lahore and the other was in Madras. The
commission stressed the need for the various training centres and stressed on the
formation of more training centres.

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