Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Information regarding the general education attained by the normal members of the household listed will be recorded in terms of the specified codes. For the purpose of making entries , only the course successfully completed will be considered. For instance, for a person who has studied up to first year B.A., his educational attainment will be considered only secondary/higher secondary(code '4'). Also, for a person who has studied up to 12th standard but has not sat for the final examination or has failed or even passed in the examination his/her educational attainment will be considered secondary/higher secondary (code '4').
A person who can both read and write a simple message in at least one language is to be considered as literate. Thos who are not able to do so are to be considered 'not literate' and will be assigned code '1'. Those who are literate but never attended any school or attended or attending educational institution but are yet to pass primary standard will get code '2'. Codes '3', '4' and '5' will indicate the successive higher standards of education attained.