Assam ranks fifth in literacy rate in India

Assam ranks fifth in literacy rate in India

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With 87. 6 per cent, Assam has ranked fifth in terms of literacy rate in the country. The report on ”Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of 75th round of National Sample Survey – from July 2017 to June 2018” has positioned Assam in the fifth rank.

The report provides for state-wise detail of literacy rate among the persons aged seven years and above.With 96.2 per cent literacy, Kerala has once again emerged as the most literate state in the country, while Andhra Pradesh featured at the bottom with a rate of 66.4 per cent, showed a report based on National Statistical Office (NSO) survey.

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According to the study, after Kerala, Delhi has the best literacy rate at 88.7 per cent, followed by Uttarakhand’s 87.6 per cent, Himachal Pradesh”s 86.6 per cent and Assam’s at 85.9 per cent.

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Published On: Sep 08, 2020