Education

Nagaland's gender gap in literacy rate stands at 6.64 percent as against the national level of 16.6 percent. This indicates lower gender disparity in educational attainment in Nagaland.

District-wise Literacy Rate and Gender Gap Status (as per 2011 census)

District Literacy Rate (%) Literacy Gap
Total Male Female
Kohima 85.23 88.69 81.48 7.21
Dimapur 84.79 87.54 81.77 6.06
Phek 78.05 83.66 72.21 11.45
Mokokchung 91.62 92.18 91.01 1.17
Wokha 87.69 90.81 84.48 6.33
Zunheboto 85.26 87.85 82.62 5.23
Tuensang 73.08 76.31 69.59 6.72
Mon 56.99 60.94 52.58 8.36
Peren 77.95 82.84 72.58 10.26
Kiphire 69.54 74.88 63.97 10.91
Longleng 72.17 74.48 69.63 4.85
Nagaland 79.55 82.75 76.11 6.64

Source: Statistical Handbook of Nagaland, 2013

Class wise Total Enrolment in the State during 2014-2015

Class Boys Girls Total
Class-1
26739
25361
52100
Class-2
25144
23935
49079
Class-3
24812
23634
48446
Class-4
23747
22201
45948
Class-5
23034
22506
45530
Class-6
20604
19987
40591
Class-7
18895
18514
37409
Class-8
17749
17458
35207
Class-8
16331
16440
32771
Class-10
10094
10147
20241
Class-11
8012
7201
15213
Class-12
6480
6417
12897
Total
221631
213801
435432

Source: Source: U-DISE: 2014-2015

Gross Enrolment , Net Enrolment , Girl/Boy Ratio and Dropout Rate

Category Gross Enrolment
Ratio(GER)2014-2015
Net Enrolment
Ratio(NER)2014-2015
State/National Nagaland India Nagaland India
Primary 100.57 100.08 85.59 87.41
Upper
Primary
97.67 91.24 86.25 72.48
Secondary 64.53 78.51 40.28 48.46
Higher
Secondary
33.61 54.21 17.65 32.68

Cont.

Ratio of girls to boys enrolment. 2014-2015 Dropout Rate (DOR) 2013-2014 % of Children
With Special
Needs.2014-2015
Nagaland India Nagaland India Nagaland India
0.95 .93 19.41 4.34 1.73 1.20
0.98 .95 17.86 3.77 1.14 1.12
1.01 .90 35.11 17.86 .53 .57
.94 .89 14.19 1.54 .03 .26

Note: Figures above covered under U-DISE: 2014-2015

Number of Degree Educational Institution and Students Enrolment

Year Number Of Institutions Total Number Of Degree Students Total
Private Government Private Government
2014-15 46 15 61 17007 5347 22354
2015-16 48 15 63 14115 5945 20060
2016-17 50 15 65 20317 8267 28584

Source: Statistical Handbook of Nagaland, 2017

Enrollment in School (Both Government and Private)

Types of Institution 2015-2016 2016-17
  Boys Girls Total Boys Girls Total
Higher Secondary School 15435 14941 30376 15181 15087 30268
High School 27969 28979 56948 24551 25158 49709
Middle School 55016 54207 109223 66985 64964 131949
Primary School 120828 115406 236234 117673 110707 228380
Total 219248 213533 432781 224390 215916 440306

Source: UDISE 2016-17