New Delhi, 4 November 2022, PGI Report 2020-21: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has released the Performance Grading Index (PGI) for the year 2020-21 on 3 November 2022. As per the performance report, states including Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chandigarh and Gujarat have attained the Level 2 Grading* in the year 2021.
Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Andhra Pradesh have emerged as the top three states in the education sector securing 903, 903, and 669 scores in 2021, respectively.
*Level-2 Grading – The level-2 grading system indicates the grades of the state schools between 901 to 950
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PGI Report 2020-21 – Methodology
The Performance Grading Index (PGI) provides insights into the conditions of the school education system across India. The index uses secondary data from the National Achievement Survey (NAS) of NCERT, the mid-day meal website, the Public Financial Management System (PFMS), and the Shagun portal to grade the schools on the rank of 1000.
The PGI divides the states and union territories (UT) into ten levels on the basis of Governance Process, Learning Outcomes, Access, Infrastructure & Facilities, and Equity. Level 1 is the highest grade for the schools of states and union territories with more than 950 scores, whereas Level 10 is the lowest grade with less than 650 scores.
PGI Report 2020-21 – Ranking Indicators
The PGI structure comprises a total weightage of 1000 points across 83 indicators, including effective classroom transactions, infrastructure facilities, school safety & child protection, digital learning, and governance process.
The grade-wise list of states and union Territories is mentioned below:
|Grades||States/Union Territories (UT)|
|Level 1 (951 – 1000)||–|
|Level 2 (901 – 950)||
|Level 3 ( 851 – 900)||
|Level 4 (801 – 850)||
|Level 5 (751 – 800)||
|Level 6 (701 – 750)||
|Level 7 (651 – 700)||
|Level 8 (601 – 650)||–|
|Level 9 (551 – 600)||–|
|Level 10 (0 – 550)||–|
PGI Report 2020-21 – Advantages
The PGI report is advantageous for students as it provides insights about the status of the school education system regarding facilities and infrastructure, level of safety, curriculum, attendance monitoring system, and teaching & learning management system.
Students can check the grades of the schools of Punjab, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh from the information given below:
PGI Report 2020-21 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.1 Which state has topped the teaching outcomes of PGI ranking?
As per the Performance Grading Index (PGI) report, Rajasthan has secured the top position in the criteria of teaching outcomes.
Q2. What is PGI grading?
The Performance Grading Index (PGI) provides insights into the working conditions of the schools of states and union territories of India.
Q3. What are the indicators of PGI grading?
The Performance Grading Index (PGI) report is formulated on the basis of effective classroom transactions, infrastructure facilities, school safety & child protection, digital learning, and governance process.