What do you mean “commodification” of exam? Exam is a means to be judged/rated on your abilities. To be judged/rated on your abilities why must anyone go to school or college? If i were the chief minister or the education minister i would separate the learning part and the judging/rating part.
I know several men and women who don’t have a degree, but are extremely well informed and learned.
The inverse is also true.
Plenty of degree holders are shockingly low in all round knowledge and intellegence.
Eduction gives you textbook knowledge. Lack of formal education may make one think ‘out-of-the-textbook.’
No MBA holder or any degree holder has till today matched the acute business sense and heightened intelligence of the greatest businessmen of all time. Bill Gates and Dhirubai Ambani. Both without a degree.
In the case of Bill Gates you are wrong. He was a student at Harvard–he was smart to get in but left to do his own business out of choice. This is very different from those who do not have an education–And because he is educated, he realizes that money is nothing after you have seen what it is like to make a lot so he gives it away to charity….
Distance education, open universities, correspondence courses these help people , irrespective of their age, caste, creed etc etc , to sit and study in their free time. Whether it is Anu or somebody else they have a right to get education. Did she ask for publicity? Thousands of people even in remote parts of the country have studided andexcelled, acquired knowledge. It is an oportunity provided. People who make use of them properly know their real worth. They don’t go after paper setters, evaluators, middlemen. Churumuri is somehow obsessed with COMMODIFICATION> Why? If it views education as a commodity…