Conceptual Framework of the Study

  • Charu JainEmail author
  • Narayan Prasad


This study has been conceptualized that the study proceeds in three steps: firstly, it examines the performance of secondary education at the national level; secondly, it evaluates the performance of educational indicators at the state level, identifies inter-state disparities, and also sees how educational indicators are linked to various outcomes. Thirdly, identifies the determinants of quality indicators and measures its impact on student outcomes in sample schools in Delhi. In addition to this, the chapter also discusses research questions, objectives, hypothesis, and significance of the study.


Conceptual framework Inputs Process Output Research objectives Hypothesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Council of Applied Economic ResearchNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.School of Social SciencesIndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)New DelhiIndia

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