With a literacy rate of 85.9 percent, Assam ranks fifth in the nation among states, it revealed the information in a report on education compiled by the National Statistics Office (ONE).
Kerala has once again as the most educated state in India with 96.2%, followed by 88.7% in the national capital of Delhi, Uttarakhand 87.6% and 86.6% in Himachal Pradesh.
As indicated in the report, the southern state of Andhra Pradesh has ranked the worst among all Indian states regarding the literacy rate, 70.9% behind Bihar. While Andhra literacy rate is 66.4%, ie 72.8% of Telangana, which is much lower than the national average of 77.7% and 77.2% Karnataka.
In Assam, the gap between male and female literacy is 8.9 points rate, with male literacy at 90.1% and female literacy at 81.2%.
With a literacy rate of 85.9 percent, Assam remains fifth in the country, revealed data from a report on education published by the National Statistics Office (ONE). Meanwhile, Kerala has recorded once again its place as the most literate state in India with 96.2%, followed by national capital Delhi to 88.7%, 87.6% in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh at 86 , 6%.