Need for improving education system: Rajnath

New Delhi:download (31) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said the education system in the country needs a qualitative improvement with focus on skill development.

“Our education system needs qualitative improvement and it should focus on skill development, values and spiritual development,” he said here while addressing an international conference for school principals.

The home minister also expressed concern that not even one Indian university featured in the list of top 275 universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education Survey.

Citing a survey conducted by Wheelbox Employability Test, the minister said “only 34 percent of our graduates are employable”.

“In modern education system, the entire focus seems to be on materialistic aspirations,” he said.