MCQs on Education System & Governance - 5

1. Who heads the committee, constituted by the Government of India, to draft the New Education Policy
(A)  Sam Pitroda
(B) TSR Subramanian
(C) Yash Pal 
(D) V K Saraswat

2. Who was the first Chairman of University Grant Commission?
(A) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(B) Prof. Yash Pal
(C) Prof. S.S. Bhatnagar
(D) Prof. D.S. Kothari

3. Distance education is not
(A) Telemetric teaching
(B) Distance study
(C) Work oriented education
(D) De-schooling

4. In which models of Integrated Education Programme is being implemented in large scale by governmental and non-governmental agencies in India?
(A) Resource model
(B) Itinerant model
(C) Both (A) & (B)
(D) Dual Teaching Model

5. Fair and free election means:
(A) transparency
(B) to maintain law and order
(C) regional considerations
(D) role for pressure groups

6. Which of the following institutions in the field of education is set up by the MHRD Government of India?
(A) Indian council of world Affair, New Delhi
(B) Mythic Society, Bangalore
(C) National Bal Bhawn, New Delhi
(D) India International Centre, New Delhi

7. Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) includes:
(A) Department of Elementary Education and Literacy
(B) Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education
(C) Department of Women and Child Development
(D) All the above

8. Which of the following is/are a minority institution(s) ?
1. Punjabi University, Patiala
2. Osmania University, Hyderabad
3. Kashmir University, Srinagar
4. St. Stephens College, Delhi

Select the correct answer from the code given below :
(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 4
(C) 2 only
(D) 4 only

9. Which of the following statements are correct about the National Advisory Council (NAC) ?
1. The National Advisory Council is a statutory body.
2. It is headed by the Prime Minister of India.
3. It facilitates constant interaction with the leaders of civil society.
4. It provides policy and legislative inputs to the Government of India.

Select the correct answer from the code given below :
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 3 and 4

10. CLASS stands for
(A) Complete Literacy and Studies in Schools
(B) Computer Literates and Students in Schools
(C) Computer Literacy and Studies in Schools
(D) Centre for Literacy and Studies in Schools

11. The main objective of teaching at Higher Education Level is:
(A) To prepare students to pass examination
(B) To develop the capacity to take decisions
(C) To give new information
(D) To motivate students to ask questions during lecture

12. The University Grants Commission was constituted on the recommendation of:
(A) Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Commission
(B) Mudaliar Commission
(C) Sargent Commission
(D) Kothari Commission

13. The University which telecasts interactive educational programmes through its own channel is:
(A) B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
(B) I.G.N.O.U.
(C) University of Pune
(D) Annamalai University

14. The Government established the University Grants Commission by an Act of Parliament in the year:
(A) 1980
(B)  1948
(C) 1950
(D) 1956

15. Universities having central campus for imparting education are called:
(A) Central Universities
(B) Deemed Universities
(C) Residential Universities
(D) Open Universities



  1. Great MCQs on education governance. Well I would like to add that with the advent of online institutes accredited by International Accreditation Organization, gaining education has become affordable in India.


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