Department of Public Instruction, Karnataka

As in the other States of India, 10 years of school education is being imparted in Karnataka also. Up to 2001–02, Lower Primary School comprised of 1 to 4th standard, Higher Primary School comprised of 5 to 7th standard and High School comprised of 8 to 10th standard.

The mission of the Department of Primary and Secondary Education is to equip children of the State with specified knowledge, skills and values to enable them to become good human beings and productive, socially responsible citizens and to achieve excellence in whatever they do.

Commissioner for Public Instruction

Phone : 080-22214350
Fax : 080-22211086
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