Educational qualification for Politicians

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Abrogate Matthew said: (Sep 26, 2022)  
In accordance with my own meaning of education which Education is a moral asset and a mental asset which gives a person the power of thinking. It gives 99% assurance of not making errors when making decisions in this present world of ours

i.e any leader that should be in a political office should be highly educated in accordance with his or her duty because the more educated the more power of thinking right and the more assurance of making beneficial decisions which could favour a country for a long period of time (landmark) which could serve as an example for other countries.

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Brian White said: (Sep 22, 2022)  
In South Africa, the level of education for politicians is probably among the lowest in the world. Ex-President Jacob Zuma has only a Standard 6 certificate, meaning that he has a primary school education only.

I predict that 100 years from now one of 2 scenarios will exist. Either the world would have completely destroyed itself through a world nuclear war or the accepted governing system of the world will be the elimination of the voting system and consequently the elimination of politicians. Leaders will need to pass intelligent examinations based on the field of leadership they are seeking. Engineers and technically qualified personnel already ignore stupid laws and communicate with each other all over the world. No person will ever single-handedly be in a position to declare war on any other group of people and in fact war will become impossible, weapons will not be allowed and a minmum collection of humanitarian laws will rule the world.

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Rupesh Nayak said: (Jul 31, 2022)  
My name is Rupesh Nayak. I am an MBA student. My opinions on this topic are yes, qualifications should be important for political ministry, for example, the health minister should be Doctor, Sports minister should be Ph.D in sports, the finance minister should be a Commerce graduate and the Agriculture minister should be master's degree in Agri. Politicians become powerful administrators after winning elections. Then they need basic knowledge and education to perform the work. In another aspect, a good politician needs to have proper commitment and confidence with which he/she can delegate to the listeners. A politician has to be elected by his good communication skill and not by his degrees. Being literate is a highly desirable trait, but it can't be mandatory as well.

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Ongden Sherpa said: (Jun 19, 2022)  
I support this statement. It is true, that education is key for the country's development. For the political leaders, there should be an educational criterion or the specific educational qualification to have a contest in electronic.

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William Ereman said: (May 7, 2022)  
There are an increasingly huge number of candidates who knowingly will be vying the coming elections. For a start, if a candidate cannot respect himself, he should not waste his time vying for political office. If he lacks the necessary qualifications he should not contest the elections, if he lacks appropriate professional experiences & education, don't just run for the coming elections. If he has no base votes apart from being famous, he shouldn't waste time contesting. If he has no respect from his close affiliates, he shouldn't waste his time.

And He may be a contributing factor to running down his country.

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Shashank Mishra said: (Mar 24, 2022)  
Hello everyone,

I am Shashank Mishra and I'm a law student from Noida I would like to share my views on this topic.

Like all other professions, the political profession is as respected as others but all other profession requires a certain amount of educational qualification so why not the political profession? there should be a minimal amount of qualification required, not having the basic and prior knowledge how come someone will think about the development of the society, being the representatives of the society?

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Ankitpal said: (Mar 20, 2022)  
Hello everyone.

I am Ankitpal, now, I am going to discuss educational qualifications for politicians. In my opinion, As we all know our politicians are the pillar of our country but there are many ministers who are illeterate. If they are illeterate so how they will become devoted and serve our country. In my opinion, educational qualifications should be compulsory for every politician. Because if our politicians well educated so they can improve our development. But there are many ministers those are efficient for politics despite of illeterate.

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Kc Pandey said: (May 7, 2021)  
Hello everyone.

My name is KC Pandey according to my point of view -There should be a minimum education to the politicians because a politician is a representative of the people of society from where he is been elected and he must have all sort of knowledge related to the problem being faced by his voters.

Without any proper education, how can a politician address the problems of the society and how he can carry out development in any aspect?

If a politician is not well educated he will not have the right to voice for education for others.

Education is a viable and most important aspect in our current world scenario. We look upon the politician as an able person who can guide us and make proper and appropriate decisions. But if the politicians do not have proper academic background what impact will have at the local or national or international level.

Low qualified politicians cannot cope up with global changes and will not able to understand the diplomatic situations with other countries of the world.

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Hariom Tiwari said: (Dec 29, 2020)  
Hello and Namaste to Everyone,

Every job wants different educational ability. But in politics, this rule has not followed. We can see it that A Educational minister becomes a Defense minister or Home minister. How it is possible that A man has both able to become a Minister. So Every department needs different educational ability. This rule also should be followed in politics. Because then we find a good minister who has full knowledge in his department. This is very important for every county.

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Nathuram Jyani said: (Dec 8, 2020)  
Good evening to all my dear friends.

First of all, I would like to introduce myself-.

I'm Nathuram Jyani from a small village Chainpura of Churu district in Rajasthan.

Now I'm going to present my views upon the given topic education qualification for a politician.

Education plays an important role in one's life. As the same way, politics plays an important role in any country. Educated politicians are a basic requirement for the development of any country. If an uneducated politician becomes a leader then how can he understand about his department and complexity of constitution.

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Harish Malik said: (Nov 27, 2020)  
Hello everyone,

In my opinion, education is the most important part of our life without education we not survive in society But I'm sorry to tell you our many m. L. A and m. P are not educated it's very bad for us because they run our country and their education are most important. Like other countries there all politicians are educated but our politician is don't know about our history, politics, economy and other than they don't know about our constitution and many politicians do much crime so our country needs educated politics.


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Smriti Thakur said: (Nov 2, 2020)  
First of all, it's great to give an opportunity to talk about the most debating topic- Why educational qualification is necessary or why not.

So, firstly, I am here to give my point of view why educational qualification is necessary,

According to my opinion, a leader is a soul of the country, & if they are competent, then the country will lead to progress. It's a need of an hour for a leader to be educated because this world needs like them.

We all know a leader can run a country, but if a leader isn't competent or able to understand the nature of politics, then how they will run the country. Yes, that's right when some people argue over this line and say that leader must have an administrative skill & love for his country by doing the work for the welfare of the nation, so then they're not a need for a leader to be educational qualified, but let me clear this perspective, if we are talking about the competency of a leader, that they don't need to be educationally qualified to run a country, or to frame a policy then let me ask only one question why we need an IAS, IPS OR IFS officers etc to be educationally qualified? Is then there necessary that they also have to be educationally qualified instead of the fact that they also have the same level of work as the leader they also frame the policies likely as a leader, then why? Answer it. I am waiting.

Secondly, we are aware of the different ministries we have, & for those leaders are appointed, but if the leaders are not able to understand the work of the particular ministry then how will they help to lead our nation especially at this transforming system?

That's why we see more successful work for a ministry when there is a competent leader who knows the standard & knowledge of the work. We have different kinda example of it, were we successful land the name of our nation due to their efforts, administrative skills & knowledge.

That's why it's a need of an hour.

Thirdly, we listen to the fact that if there is no barrier on educational qualification we have no barrier the people to run the election, which means then many will lead a country especially those which have a desire to run or change the country. Yeah somewhat I think this is correct, but I wanted to know one thing if they are not knowledge enough,

Then, what we say about this?

According to me a desire to change is equally important plus the knowledge & knowledge and desire is a likely same as a double facet of a coin, & both are equally important.

Fourthly, and lastly, I am not pointing anybody or anything, but we are seeing everywhere that some famous persons are coming to a particular party, & highlighting not surprisingly they win because of the fact how famous they are, & the public vote them not of the fact what they can do, but the fact because they are famous. , & acc to me this is wrong because maybe they have knowledge about policies, or maybe not, point of fact,

If they are aware of the policies, aware of the ministries, aware of the work, well good but if they aren't then who will suffer due to this?


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Shivangi said: (Aug 13, 2020)  
For development of a country, education is an important aspect. Politicians are elected by the the citizens and they are responsible to govern the country. They need to take decisions for the welfare of the country. A low qualified politician won't be able to handle diplomatic relations with other countries. A wrong step taken by a political leader can cost heavily. Education helps in decision making, and without education it can be difficult for politicians to solve the problems of society.

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Vivek said: (Mar 13, 2020)  
Education is mandatory for a politician in our country some politicians are totally uneducated they don't know how to write their own name. If you compare with other countries politicians they are totally educated. In our country, without any qualification, he or she can become a politician. This rule needs to be changed in our country.

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Rutuja said: (Feb 25, 2020)  
Good evening everyone, my name is Rutuja and here we are for discussing the topic of educational qualification for politicians according to my point of view politicians also have a degree in the subject of their fieldwork. They have the knowledge of current affairs also the history, economics, politics, etc. Nowadays education is an important factor of life and our politicians also have their qualifications in their field area.

Thank you so much.

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Ram said: (Nov 6, 2019)  

Education should be mandatory for participating in politics. Considering my scenario.

From the very first moment of knowing the problem happening in India, I thought of doing something. ||fast forward|| I planned to participate in politics, as I can't take a step without any prior knowledge about the career I choose so I took political science.

But the question is.

Will the people support such politicians?
Will the people accept such politicians despite of caste, religion, useless privileges, etc. ?

Can you agree a doctor who has no mbbs or doctorate qualifications to do an operation?

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Kausikan said: (Oct 7, 2019)  
Hello Friends,

I'm Kausikan here to explain the importance of needs of education for Politicians.

Politicians are people who frame policies and allocates funds. They serve us. Politicians can be Chief Minister, Prime Minister, Member of Legislative Assembly and so on.

They need education so that they understand needs of people. They need to know current affairs, past events and relevant knowledge about their locality. Without these policies can't be framed properly.

Coming to the conclusion, education is necessary for Politicians as they are responsible for nation's or state's growth.

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Yedhusree said: (Oct 5, 2019)  
It's a common trend here in our country where politics is often considered for people who are job less and with no qualifications. Well, this might sound sarcastic, but it's a fact.

Politics is a field that demands efficacious administrative skills. For that one should have a minimum knowledge about the country's different dimensions including it's culture, geography, law and order and so on. This itself implies the importance of quality education.

As Swami Vivekananda said, "Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man". No matter you are a politician or civilian, education is a right and mandatory process that every human should inherit. I would suggest to select your leaders with the quality of education they possess and how they render that quality through service. Neither the family background nor the economic status of a person should propel you to choose them as your leader.

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N Rama Krishna said: (Sep 28, 2019)  
Yes, the politicians have the qualification of maximum he knows what we do to run the state education is more important to develop the state. The obvious developing state investing capital the role he plays key role and planning have must be politicians Yes must have education.

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Vandna said: (Jul 1, 2019)  
Yes, education must important for the politicians because they choose the right decisions for the country.

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Samyuktha said: (Jun 8, 2019)  
Hi, this is Samyuktha.

Thanks for giving a chance to me. In my point of view, that the main qualification for the politicians should have been the education qualification.

So that our states can run in a better way. Every politician should have maximum education qualification. So that people can get awareness among the systems and they can lead in a better way.

Nowadays education sector is the most important for the student's life. So that if the political leaders should have the minimum awareness among this sector should be helpful for the students.

Some leaders make their ruling by inheritance even though if they are not having the education qualification. So please avoid this base of this system. They are not acceptable to promote.

So, I conclude that the education system must be important for political leaders. So the leaders who are not minimum qualification should not be acceptable.

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Bharati said: (May 22, 2019)  
Each coin has two sides. Education is a must for everyone. Because education teaches us what is right and what is wrong. But we know social entrepreneurs like Mother Teresa and many more who devoted their life for the betterment of society. If political leaders are like social entrepreneurs then poverty which is a major issue of our country will be overcome.

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Naveena D said: (May 9, 2019)  
Good Morning Friends,

According to me, Education is important for political leaders. Educated people knows how peoples are working and living with our peaceful and fulfill life in our country. And also know about what are all the common things are need to live for common peoples. And also jobless graduates and other peoples feelings also know educated peoples and educated people knows all peoples requirements.

These are all things are only knows educated peoples. But If uneducated peoples are also good person and well doing person, that person will also providing good political changing system.

Thanking You.

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Anushree Korambeth said: (May 2, 2019)  
Education is the vital tool for improving the economic conditions of our Nation. Just like we provide our children with good quality education so that they could become the future torchbearer of our society I believe the same applies to all politicians. It's not about getting so much degrees that matter. It's just a common sense every educated individual posses that should matter. Education teaches us what is right and wrong. But nowadays all politicians are not much educated. They follow corrupt policies without even having the audacity to forecast its results. Politicians should have the minimum ideology to understand the keen needs and requirements of the society and it will definitely be giving a positive result in the long run.

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Aakash said: (Apr 19, 2019)  
Hi Friends.

I am Aakash. Education is the only thing which can do our development overall. If we choose our leader educated than we choose the right future for us. According to me, if the politician will not be educated than he cannot represent our country before the world. In simple term, qualification is the best thing for every politician which help them to lead our country very well.

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Sanjeet Yadav said: (Apr 15, 2019)  
Hello, I am Sanjeet Kumar.

In my opinion, Qualification is the best thing for politicians. Which help the politicians to lead the country very well. Because an educated person always think in a right way.

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Moksh Rajawat said: (Mar 10, 2019)  
I'd like to draw the attention of the member that after being elected, political leaders run our country, frame and amend laws that affect our lives. But it is strange that there is no eligibility criteria for these people in our country. It is a very common perception that well-educated people will run the country in a better way compared to those are illiterate or not well educated. Thanks.

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Gayathri said: (Mar 9, 2019)  

In my point of view, Education is must for every politician. Without any proper education, how can a politician address the problems of society and how he or she can carry out development in any aspect? If a politician is not well educated he or she will not have the right to voice for education for others.

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Sofiya Tasmiya said: (Nov 3, 2018)  
Education is necessary for everyone and even politicians also. It will help to make new laws and regulations.

But out present politicians are not so qualified. Many people are getting problems in their lives. They are not getting profits but Rich people are getting very rich. If they will only get rich and what about low class and middle class people. They didn't have any right to be rich.

We are saying that India is developing from many years. But it is still developing. Why India is not developing fastly as other countries? It is just because of uneducated politicians. They are not changing rules and regulations properl. We need well educated politicians for the development of our country.

So it is very important to be educated for politicians.

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Amit Raj Singh said: (Oct 15, 2018)  
Education is necessary for everyone if it is common people or politician.

Think we (our country) are here when most of our politician are not so qualified, it will certainly help the country to get developed when we elect well-educated people because many leadership qualities are gained through education.

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Somesh said: (Oct 5, 2018)  
Yes, I agree, educational qualification made necessary for politicians.

We have been saying that India is a developing country from so many years. Still, India is developing.

When can we see India has developed the country as other countries? The rule should be made towards politicians.

If they won't become like a politician they must have the minimum knowledge to develop our country.

One thing that really doesn't like we need to salute to uneducated persons who are in the politics, even IAS and IPS also need to salute. Some of the people don't know as a politician what he has to do. They need suggestions from IAS etc which we can really appreciate those who are in the IAS positions.

Let them give chance to lead our India who qualified civil services. He/ She can take good decisions at right, right decisions.

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Thilagavathy said: (Oct 4, 2018)  
Yes, educational qualifications is very important for politicians.

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Rajkumar said: (Oct 2, 2018)  
At present, maximum all politicians are low educated or not educated and very less knowledge and also have more criminal/civil cases, rowdies. So that is why our country is not developing.

So, It is best to change rules. In my opinion there should be a minimum qualification like IAS / IPS for the Prime Minister, Central Ministers, Chief Ministers and Cabinet/State Ministers and there should be a written exam and interview before contesting elections so the talented ones will be eligible for serving people by bringing good decisions. It will make lot of transformation of the country growth.

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Janardhana said: (Sep 20, 2018)  
At independence time, we have good politicians. But the present, maximum all politicians are low educated and very less knowledge also have more cases, rowdies. So thats why our country not develop.

So, this is the right time to change rules. My opinion is make the must and should qualification is IAS for the Prime Minister, central Ministers, Cheif Ministers and state Ministers. Make the change. Already this rule is following the well developed countries.

So, all educated guys please think once.

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Payal said: (Aug 21, 2018)  
Almost for every post in our country, educational qualification of a person is seen. So why not for politicians! Politicians are the ones who form the government and run a country. For this, they need to understand how an economy functions and runs. These knowledge can be better acquired through education. So what I mean is, there should be certain minimum educational requirements for becoming a politician. Undoubtedly, there are a number of people in politics who have performed very well and improved country's economic condition. But such persons had some highly qualified people in their cabinet or party whose advice they seek for taking any decision.

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Sandeep said: (Aug 16, 2018)  
In my perspective, in our country, the government is divided into gram Panchayat, block panchayat, District panchayat Municipality, corporations, state government, central government. This includes members, Councillors, MLA's, MP'S, state ministers, Union cabinet minister, chief minister, prime minister & president. I think there is a required of education qualifications according to post.

For example; members - Tenth or plus two, Councillors = plus two /degree, MLA = degree etc.

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Khalil Ur Rehaman said: (Aug 11, 2018)  
Higher education is not that important for Politicians as the best example for this is of G. T Deve Gowda, higher education minister of Karnataka who has just passed 8th but is handling his portfolio quite effectively and he has been trying to bring in new reforms in higher education though he does not have any degree/graduation. The burning desire to serve people is more important than higher education for the politicians.

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Bharat said: (Aug 9, 2018)  
In my perspective, there should not be any mandatory educational qualifications in politics. If we talk about history of Indian politics. In 1947 the literacy rate of India was merely 12% so by making it mandatory the most valuable peaople could be discrimaneted at that time.

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Ghanshyam Patel said: (Aug 5, 2018)  
From my point of view,

The education is not mandatory for politicians because nowadays as many of you said that they should have known about our issue and further many of you said that only educated people can do this. But in over country, they know how to handle any situation but the only thing is they are Corrupted and if educated people take sit of him than it's not mandatory that they will be not corrupted so that we have to take necessary steps towards them so that they can't be corrupted.

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Nagar said: (Aug 1, 2018)  
I think education is the ability to understand the different kind of situation and provide solution for that particular problem.

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Nagar said: (Aug 1, 2018)  
Yes, I think education is more important and it should be compulsory in Indian politics.

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Sakena said: (Jul 25, 2018)  
No, education doesn't play a vital role in politics they need high IQ and good ability in problem-solving.

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Shaik Khaleel said: (Jul 5, 2018)  
I think we need good educational knowledge about our culture, economy, nation and much more because knowledge gives more idea to any politician in which sector our country need development and they know the importance of knowledge for our country.

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Shaik Khaleel said: (Jul 5, 2018)  
I think we need good educational knowledge about our culture, economy, nation and much more because knowledge gives more idea to any politician in which sector our country need development and they know the importance of knowledge for our country.

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Anamika said: (Jul 3, 2018)  
Hello, I am Anamika.

I think politicians should at least complete graduation because politicians are the decision maker of our country.

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Saurabh Singh said: (Jun 29, 2018)  
Hello, I am Saurabh Singh Chauhan.

I completely agree with this topic but I want to add my point. According to me, education is very important for everyone. Educational qualifications are very important for politicians because they lead all country/state and other places. But they understand us for unity and other subject but they quarrel each other elections time. As Lalu Prasad Yadav is not higher qualifications but success to make CM of Bihar.

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Vishu Jindal said: (May 21, 2018)  
One of the reason why India is lacking in growth and progress is because of uneducated politicians. Rules must be made to fulfil the basic primary, secondary and also graduation to enter into politics. Also, there should be an examination on the basis which politicians must be selected.

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Mohan said: (Apr 17, 2018)  
People in India are not thinking about upcoming generation by electinng un-educated people as political leaders. One person (for eg. IAS / IPS) he/she strives throught his/her childhood and become top most officer but when it comes to real life.

IAS / IPS have to salute political leaders (even who are not completed 12th Standard). Under graduation is basic mandatory course required as eligibility while nominating as political leaders to the state. If we want to stop this culture and to take out eligible candidates as leaders we have to sesitise all people and disseminate information upto villages regarding "effects on electing uneligible candidates as leaders".

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Amit Shirsath said: (Apr 15, 2018)  
I think the politicians should be at least completed graduation. If we take part in cricket then we know about the cricket rules, similarly, if we are a member of politics then we should able to know at least the rules of politics. The education plays important role in our life. I think, not only politicians but also every citizen of the country should be educated.

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Ravi Shankar Kumar said: (Mar 21, 2018)  

Education is important for everyone, As far as.

I can think politician education should be like a teacher education. Because teacher know how to control our class and they don't want to provide bad knowledge with our students.

Like it we are a student and our PM or CM etc are a teacher. They should understand us but they quarrel each other in election time.

We have everything but we don't know how to use. So politician education is very important for us.

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Jk.Mjkberjee said: (Mar 9, 2018)  
After reading the important information about the qualification requirement for a political leader, I am sure that qualification for a political leader does not require at all and political subjects must be cancelled to study by the Indian public. It is useless. Because las officers are capable to run this country. Political party members only require experiencing that within five years how to increase their bank balance five hundred times for their family. An MLA of UP. Does not know the full form of MLA and he works as MLA because he gets a salary for that post from our contribution as a tax.

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Hsadanand said: (Feb 23, 2018)  
Education to politician is very important. As they are leader of our country. All old qualities which till today needed but a person with leadership qualities should also have knowledge about various field of study as so he will able to know, understand the pain, and solve the problem of the kinds. He should be a part of human struggling to got Thier Life achievement. And with education he will become a shining daimond than a blur cost in today day. As education also teach how to improve your Leading and Managing skill. Their is a need for politician to do this Management Course. As education is necessary for all field then Why not Politics!. He should have leading and managing education in a field of education. And that how corruption has to be stopped by having wise political leader like Mahatma Gandhi ji.

That's all.

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Rajitha said: (Feb 22, 2018)  
Hi Everyone,

All are living in a developed country and were daily new developments are taking place. National wise inventors and scientists are educated people they invented new technologies. Education qualification is important for a politician, why because he/she went to other countries they need to explain about their country so minimum knowledge is required for an elected politician. When he/she know the problem then only they think about the solution.

That's opinion.

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Hsadanand said: (Feb 22, 2018)  
Education to a politician is very important. As they are the leader of our country. All old qualities which till today needed but a person with leadership qualities should also have knowledge about the various field of study as so he will able to know, understand the pain, and solve the problem of the kinds. He should be a part of human struggling to got Thier Life achievement. And with the education, he will become a shining diamond than a blur cost in today day. As education also teach how to improve your Leading and Managing skill. There is a need for a politician to do this Management Course. As education is necessary for all field then Why not Politics ! ! !. He should have leading and managing education in a field of education. And that how corruption has to be stopped by having a wise political leader like Mahatma Gandhi ji.

That's all I want to with my eager opinion.

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Naveena D said: (Feb 6, 2018)  
Good Evening Friends,

According to me, Educational qualification should be important for politicians. Because politicians how to manipulate the problems in a proper manner.

Then it is useful for a new generation and current technology development. So education is must be important for how to take the decision for the good society. If we are not provided with the important for education, society will not be improved. Education should be important.

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Prakruthi B said: (Jan 29, 2018)  
It is made compulsory education for students and this rule is actually bought by the government. And in today's world, THE SO-CALLED politicians do not even have a proper qualification of 12th PASS and they are our great politicians. They are the main source of corruption in India today.

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Ujjawal Ranjan said: (Jan 27, 2018)  
First, we need to do small change in our constitution which allows even uneducated person to become ministers. In Bihar, Rabri devi who doesn't know about state country, became the chief minister of Bihar. It is unacceptable.

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Sanaya said: (Dec 30, 2017)  
In my point of view, it is important for a person to be educated if he or she is contesting in election. Because if he or she gets elected as a representative for the people then he or she should have a proper idea of what should be done for the well being of his area. If he or she is uneducated then it may lead to the destruction of the area because an uneducated person can make some decisions but not all the necessary decisions.

So it is very important for politicians to be well educated.

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Tetha Singh said: (Dec 29, 2017)  
No need of it. It is because the education in political line is not that much necessary that's the people over the age of 35 are selected for an election that shows the experience of a person, not an educational qualification. So a political can be a person who had not studied ever but he/she should be experienced person. That's all.

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Shobhit Kumar Gupta said: (Dec 15, 2017)  
Educational is important for politicians because education helps the peoples to take diplomatic decisions at any situation without require anyone help. Education help the people to communicate in convenient way.

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Shobhit Kumar Gupta said: (Dec 15, 2017)  
Educational is important for politicians because education helps the peoples to take diplomatic decisions in any situation without requiring anyone help. Education helps the people to communicate in a convenient way.

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Wizard said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
Our India is developing in education and technology, then why not our MLA and MP's should be educated? As they are the one who take a decision and their decision affect 1. 27 billion people.

When even for getting the government service for the post of group - 'D' the minimum academic qualification is required then how Ministers, MPs, MLAs can be allowed to sit without having any academic qualification, I fail to understand.

According to my opinion education is a viable and most important aspect of our current world scenario. We look upon the politician as an able person who can guide us and make proper and appropriate decisions. Most people prefer the politicians to be as their role model. But if the politicians do not have proper academic background what impact will it be on the state because it will bring a downfall in literacy rate as most of the people will have thoughts of education as an unnecessary subject.


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Amn said: (Dec 4, 2017)  
What essentially is needed is to acquire the conceptual education than the acadamic education. For instance as an elected IT Minister you ought to know the basis of how things work and what are their applications. Having wrong notions about thing won't work and the person will be no more than a sitting duck. On job explanation by the subordinate civil servant isn't exactly helpful while decision making which may polarize the incumbent minister either toward what the civil servant proposes or what is in the interest of their party and not based on public interest. The same may hold true for policy making in sports, Human resources and other portfolios where a much needed facility proposal may be rejected owing to lack of the prerequisite know how and the tendency to depend on the subordinates or popular choices may hamper the very essence of the purpose. The pre-requisite like motivator, empathetic, leading, humble, etc are much needed traits whether the bearer is educated or not. But being concept educated will make the bearer an independent free of uneducated decision making which usually involves vested interest.

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Prakash Leon Mishra said: (Nov 14, 2017)  
Education and Training Is Required For Almost Everything That a human does, be it cleaning, marketing, cooking, singing, acting or even Sex education. Off-course lots of things can be done without training and education but to do it as good as it can be done, we need education and training.

That's why there are music/dance academy's, Drama schools, engineering colleges, home science, and sex education.

Suppose there are 3 people, lets call them A, B & C.

Person "A" has empathy and some knowledge about diseases and there cures and he is very dedicated to help other people, overall a very good and noble human being.

Person "B" is not so emphatic, and lacks the nobleness but is a certified physician.

Person "C" Gets a serious sickness/disease, Who would you think he should consult. ?

Assuming Person C is sane rational person there is a very less possibility that he will go to person A,

He might choose a 3rd person who is specialist in the area of his sickness/disease.

Now, Coming to the politician part,

When I listen to people's argument when they want to justify that education is not necessary to be a politician there are almost no logical consistency, they often use words like empathy, motivation, dedication, feeling, decision making capability but seldom do the use words like skill, knowledge, evaluation etc. I mean don't they see the flaws in there reasoning?

Even a 5 year old has empathy, motivation, dedication, feeling and decision making capability in fact he/she makes a decision when he decides to eat a packet of chips over vegetables or vice versa.

The reason is, that we don't care about anything unless its effects are immediate or significant to us or both.

When it comes to politics, unless a politician commits a very significant crime, we ignore it. We don't understand or maybe don't care enough to understand that every single decision made by our politicians affects all of us in one way or other however small and insignificant it may be.

Lets get to the real world now,

If any one of us has a million dollar company and we have to choose a leader. Would we choose in the same manner that we choose our politician ? off-course not, because we know the decision made by the person we choose will have a serious effect on our company. So what will we do. We will look for the most qualified person for the job that we can get in our budget. But for the politicians. We just don't care.

Try to answer this simple question and you will get the point.

Why do we need/prefer a leader with most knowledge and experience to manage a company but when it comes to manage a whole country/state we have no set qualification requirement, even a 12th pass person with no understanding of management, political science, our constitution/law or even our national anthem can be elected,

Knowing is one thing, but knowing how that knowledge can be used is entirely different, its the difference between a scientist and a teacher, its a difference between a mechanic and an engineer.

So, yes. ! I strongly believe that all our politicians should have a certain level of qualification, just like you need to have physics, chemistry and math/Biology to pursue engineering/medicine science as a career because we all know those are the basics that one should have to be a good and efficient engineer/doctor/scientist/surgeon etc.

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Amit Kumar Ray said: (Nov 3, 2017)  

I completely agree with your options but I would like to add more options. According to my opinion, third should be minimum educational to my opinion, there should be minimum educational criteria for politician and I want to add that not only a politician should be educated.

Because a well-educated person knows that what is right Or wrong. We all know that our country is a Developing country its literacy rate is very low. So an educated politician will know how to face the problem of our country. Because of the education, a person has leadership qualities that will Help the development of the country.

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Manoranjan Patra said: (Nov 2, 2017)  
Should educational qualifications is necessary for a sports person, singer, dancer, actor, artist ? I think the answer is Big no, but yes if that possess then it will be helpful in many ways. But Instead of education qualifications they must have good skills and experience.

If only educated person can solve and bring good governance then why in terms of corruption India is in the rank of 144th, why in everyday we are seeing lots of officers are caught of taking bribe, why? Because they don't care about the welfare of society. If only educated people can rule, lead then how Dhirubhai Ambani became the business tycoon of India, how bill gates became the richest person? And many more. They don't have an MBA certificate but they had achieved more than an IIM, IITian can achieve.

You may have seen that son of some IAS officers are became a goon and son of a rickshaw driver /laborers son also cleared IAS exam.

So instead of educational qualifications they should be a good leader, motivator, ground to the earth and last but not the least they should be aware of the problem of people, some general knowledge and social worker. But in addition to that if they are educated then it is like "icing on the cake".

Thanking you.

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Devesh said: (Oct 17, 2017)  
What actually is needed for politicians is being discussed among us, okay. Just leave the things to be needed just focus on the things to be eliminated from politicians. If a person cannot think positive, so just eliminate all negative from mind the rest all will be fine should must accept everyone.

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Satinder Singh said: (Oct 11, 2017)  

Education is matter, Qualification don't !

According to my view, education is must, it does not matter how much we are qualified, So how we can judge that person is educated? Answer is, take a test at high level judge their knowledge, their decision making power, accuracy of decisions, their globe knowledge, their leadership quality. So According to me, that test will be conducted for each and every person who wanna participate in elections. After given that test candidate take part in elections and people have choices alot of candidates who are well educated.

The second benefit of that process is that party culture will be finished because every candidate gives a test for a particular position like home minister etc and test also different for each position. So which candidate won election after passing a test that has power and second highest candidate rule like as opposition. According to me, that will be best. Please, anybody correct me if I am wrong.

Thanks mail. Com.

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Mayank said: (Oct 6, 2017)  
Hey guys,

According to me, that piece of shit doesn't matter. A Man's life is a test. If he has in him that fire to do something good for our country.

Nothing can stop him. Qualification is only necessary to conflict with those fox sitting there for you just to cut you in pieces. To deal with these guys our national leaders must be able to tackle them in the same tone.

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Nikhath said: (Oct 4, 2017)  
As my point of view, education is most important for everyone whether he/she is a leader. I checked the discussion some of them are saying that its not important that every leader must be educated, a leader can be lead with their abilities, yes its true but I think its good that every leader must be educated yes some of the educated leaders and politicians also corrupted. In our India most of the politicians are illiterate while comparing to other developed countries. India is a developing country so now in this situation India wants some well educated political leaders because A LEADER IS ONE WHO KNOWS THE WAY, GOES THE WAY, AND SHOWS THE WAY.

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Nischitha.K said: (Sep 13, 2017)  
In my point of view, education is important and compulsory who are ruling a country. If he/she entered politics they know the values of other people's. "Better education, is better tomorrow" like that if politicians not educated they can't rule the country and they can't guide others and they can't deveolp our nation and continues corruptions.

Politicians must be educated and they are the role models of other people and they should encourage their other's. Educated politicians can solve the problem by itself without depending on others and they can manage all other's " A good educator, can make a good country" like a good educator politician can make a good country and good life for people's.

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Tanmoy said: (Aug 20, 2017)  
Qualification can be purchased. One thing is absolutely necessary for politicians. They should sit openly in media and public and answer questions put to them. There should be justification for each action and the word he or she does.

Politicians should have a curriculum of science, social science, and arts.

They should give exams openly and pass.

There should be verbal questions also which will be streamed live.

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Ankesh said: (Aug 18, 2017)  
First of all.

Let's take a broad look.

We know that a lot of politicians nowadays are chosen because of MUSCLE And MONEY.

So as to win, Also so many goons are politicians. This post is for the betterment of society and its citizen.

If such a post is available to the vagabonds. How can we expect the development?

That we ask for an educated politician at least would know the basic rules of morality and humanity.

Corruption rate would decrease. And voices of people would get amplified.

Also, I hope he would not a crime because he knows the consequences.

Whereas the goons are juggling the system and having all the fun and money.

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Kajal said: (Aug 14, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

I completely agree with your opinions but I would like to add more opinions. According to my opinion, there should be minimum educational criteria for politicians and I want to add that not only a politician should be educated but every person should be educated.

Because a well-educated person knows that what is right or wrong. We all know that our country is a developing country its literacy rate is very low. So an educated politician will know how to face the problems of our country because a political leader is the one who runs the country. Because of the education, a person has leadership qualities that will help the development of the country.

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Shubham Chavan said: (Aug 13, 2017)  
I think it is not mandatory to education for a politician because we know though we have 74% literacy rate what about remaining 26%?

OUR country is democratic and as every person has right to vote just like that every politician must have right to participate in an election. Though if a person is not educated but he can work on his ethics recent example Anna Hazare who has passed his 7th but still working excellent but Mr Kajeraval who has been ex irs isnt well compare to annji so education doesn't matter but ethics and working abilities matters.

So education should not be mandatory for a politician because it is their story right.


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A.Abdul Pasith,Dae said: (Aug 10, 2017)  

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Moorthi said: (Aug 10, 2017)  
Ruling a country is the most important job one can perform as a citizen. If any other job in this country requires educational qualification, then person ruling a country is also required the same. But, in my opinion, to conduct an exam on certain subjects or setting a minimum qualification will not serve the purpose. The persons who are passionate about the dream to rule the country has to work hard to reach there, So it should certainly be the best people who have to get the job of directing this country. Right now those best people are the CIVIL service toppers. The personality trait to take responsibility and work hard are proven by these citizens. Let the civil service toppers be trained for governance. In fact, they already are. But under the current system, they act as puppets for the illiterate ministers! Why do we have to elect an irresponsible school drop out to direct our best students?Let The civil service toppers rule this country. Even to make it more efficient and transparent, the minimum qualification to contest for election should be a 5-year experienced collector and he has to compete for the place where he has served as a collector. Thereby we are already assured that they are trained in governance, they are getting practical experience and enough time to study the current situation of the country. They prove the efficiencies through the governance in the existing position. The voters also will get ample time and opportunity to assess their candidates and understand his capabilities of governance. Thereby we can provide a new system to filter the best candidates at the stage before ruling the country itself.

There is another blood sucking factor in the existing system; The political parties, whose primary objective is to oppose any decision taken by the other party (no matter how good a decision is for the country). In order to achieve the intended efficiency and independence in governance, all political parties should be dismissed from the country. Instead, there should be only two groups in the governance team. One group of the selected candidates who rules, another group of experts from each field who act as an advisory board to the ruling group. The moment we eliminate political parties from ruling us, we vote for the persons who has proven their efficiency in their governance to serve the country which is going to save India from many misfortunes that she has to suffer, just by the existence of political parties.

The main reason people disagree with the concept that an educational person will do better in ruling than an uneducated is based on the inefficiencies exist in our educational system. The existing system fails to generate responsible patriotic citizens and replaced values with money. We now follow the system created by the Brtish who has done it with a purpose of creating shame about India in every child\'s subconscious mind and create respect for the British. That is the main reason why the system now creates students whose ambition is to go abroad. Without patriotism and values, to expect people to work for the upliftment of their society and their country might not be achieved.

Once the society learns to respect people with values than people with money, then eventually people will lose the habit of doing anything for money which is the basic reason for the current situation in India, like any other developing country.

If we have to alter the constitution to save our country, It is high to do so As we have experienced that the existing system is proven to destroy India day by day.

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Moorthi said: (Aug 10, 2017)  
Hello everyone, I think as we know the leader is chosen by the people and for the people so he/she should have at least awareness, basic knowledge of not only of his area but also of Indian constitution or about India.

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Vijay said: (Aug 10, 2017)  
Hi, yes we all agree that minimum education qualification is needed for the politician but at the same time, we must keep in mind that education qualification is not the only way to solve the problem of our political system. As we all see that big crime is always done by the well-educated man.

So the first politician should have nature of sacrifice for the welfare of other and he should be a good leader.

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Shri Krishna Patel said: (Aug 10, 2017)  
Hii guys!

In my view, educational qualification should not be criteria to elect representative because an illiterate person has the ground experience which educated ones don't have it. Putting educational criteria will be like santching person's chapati from his mouth, knownig that he has the right to eat that same is with it also, santching the rights from the citizens won't solve the problem.

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Manpreet Kaur said: (Aug 1, 2017)  
According to me, Education is important and necessary for politicians.

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Raju said: (Jul 27, 2017)  
I agree with you people that every person should have the knowledge to do a particular thing and so politicians, but I don't agree with that an educated person won't get corrupted. The Proof is we have seen so many highly qualified officials including civil servants also involved in several illegal activities till now. So education only is not a measure to decide a man to become a politician. We have to take into account his background, his ethics and his nature of treating people.

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Shalini Ghosh said: (Jul 11, 2017)  
Education with life experience makes a person wise. The person who wants to learn new things every day and apply his/her learning in real life has the ability to change the world. A bookworm who only learns for own satisfaction cannot be a leader. Leadership qualities cannot be achieved only through education if you don't have the inner talent. For politicians who lead our country needs to have some leadership qualities. With education, their skills can be polished. But as we keep track of history many great people didn't receive a proper education but they were excellent in their fields but one thing is common they never stopped learning new things. So basic education is needed but also politicians should have empathy for the countries people and have the valuable experience with life.

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Devendra Singh Shekhawat said: (Jul 7, 2017)  
In my opinion, all politicians should have basic education to improve the poor condition of the nation. Illiterate Politicians are harmful for our nation because they have not any knowledge about any sector like the technical sector.

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Vini Rastogi said: (Jul 5, 2017)  
In my opinion, all politicians should have basic education qualification as education helps in broadening vision. In formative year discipline of learning helps a person in knowing the world through reading and using various other technological modalities n inspire the person for self learning. An educated politician can comprehend the neuances of technicalities of various issues, can enquire further and finally finds the solution of problems n able to implement it only an well informed person can use tools of power and technology effectively to cater masses. Our politicians are not at par in qualification with their subordinate administrative officers who succeed in maintaining the callous attitude and corrupt behaviour which trickles to grass root level. By keeping the facts straight politicians can rein in the corruption & roll out their action plan.

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Ilayaraja said: (Jul 3, 2017)  
In our point, education is mandatory for every Politicians. In India more than politicians are illiterate, so they cannot make a country growth progress. They don't have basic knowledge of everything, the only purpose they make own income from politics. But they have education promote every sector included their knowledge.

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W Santosh said: (Jun 27, 2017)  
@Abhishek Choubey's.

Educational qualifications don't reflect their selfish, evil thoughts like getting corrupt, gambling etc. There must be a psychological test, which can help to dig into heir motives. These can be known mostly from their deeds and must be dealt immediately.

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W Santosh said: (Jun 27, 2017)  
Yes, I agree with you Gagan Shivrayan that educational qualifications don't necessary imbibe in them leadership and management skills (and also can be bought, because of low standard mean people, because of such low standard governing staff), but must pass through an interview of high standards, testing their abilities, like in the case of IAS. There must also be a psychological test if he is selfish enough to get corrupted. This framework to choose politicians must be brought into practice.

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Konduru Rajendra said: (Jun 26, 2017)  
Education is important to political.

Some people get degree easily but they don't have any knowledge about politics and political rules and responsibilities.

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Abhishek Choubey said: (Jun 26, 2017)  
As per me, politicians must have basic educational qualifications other wise they can involve in gambling.

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Gagan Shivrayan said: (Jun 24, 2017)  
Hello guys after watching your opinions I reached on a conclusion that you all are agreeing that there should be minimum educational qualification for political leaders but I think it should not because you all know very well that how easy it is to get any educational degree and for political leaders specially it is the most easiest work so what we need is that they should have all qualities of a leader in them rather than any fake educational degree :: THANK YOU FOR READING THIS and HAVE A NICE DAY.

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Vishnu Aade said: (Jun 24, 2017)  

My opinion is knowledge is important because most of people they get degree easily they have lack of money.

When person has one or two degree and they have not knowlage about our culture, nation, people problem how can he\she develop country.

Yeah, I agree with education. But education about politics.

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Shivam Amoli said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
I think we need good educational knowledge about our culture, economy, nation and much more because knowledge gives more idea to any politician in which sector our country need development and they know the importance of knowledge for our country.

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Milee Dangayach said: (Jun 7, 2017)  
No, I think it is not NECESSARY for our politicians to be educated. It is great if they are educated but if they do not possess the skills needed to manage a country, like knowledge of the economy, trades and also flaws of our country which need to be perfect. Possessing a college degree does not give you all those qualities.

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Soniya said: (Jun 3, 2017)  
Yes, Education qualification should be necessary for politicians. In India, the Illiteracy rate is high. So to make our India more educated, our leader should be educated. But as my opinion, Educational qualification for politicians means that they should have good knowledge about our economy, trades and social issues rather than a college degree. They should be good enough to communicate with foreigner delegates because they are representative of our nation.

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Vihhgggg Paghjkk said: (May 26, 2017)  
I personally don't think education should be compulsory. Because nowadays education is directly proportional to grades and nothing else but being a politician or a leader is truly a part of mental abilities. If we go acording to this debate. What happens if we consider that education is compulsory as usual everybody will get a degree by just agregate passing marks and then be a politician but a person with the best thoughts for the country will be discarded cause he could not afford education or just was not capable of doing anything according to our education. Cause its drafted by some one who passed the mpsc or upsc even if by reservation and the best minds were left behind the reservation race. Some of The best minds in the world are not educated. A sheet paper made by a person who himself got the job theough reservation or corruption cannot decide the future of a person. And the minds which would think the best of a country cannot be left behind for a silly reson like you did pass your HSC.

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Nitin Salunke said: (May 23, 2017)  
Hi Friends,

As per my point of view, education should not be necessary because of as per our last PM Mr. Manmohan Singh he was high educated but he couldn't handle properly his responsibility.

So politician should have politics knowledge, Good Convincing Skill, Good Communication Skill and also they take a decision under the pressure.

Out current PM Mr. Narendra Modi, he didn't take properly education but he is working very well compare to educated person.

According to me, education should not necessary only they should have political experience, Hard Worker and also care about the society, and nation also.

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Rishabh said: (May 9, 2017)  

As per my concern, educational qualification for politicians should be compulsory because politicians are the most important part of the growth of our country. As we all have to growth in the modern atmosphere then the environment of our nation is also so positive and creative thus it's happen only when politicians are educationally qualified because they have right to take all important decision.

Thank you.

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Chandini said: (May 2, 2017)  
In my point of view, education is necessary.

Politicians represent our nation. They need to communicate with foreign delegates, speak to top CEO's and should bring top companies to our nation and thus strive hard to make our country smarter. When he/she is not educated, how well they can reach them?

Also, even if a common person wants to get a job in public sector, he needs to be eligible and should undergo different phases and clear his exam. Why not a politician who is serving crores of people shouldn't have a minimum degree?

Moreover, Education is not only about knowledge, it is also much concerned about values, ethics and morals.

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Dhruv Sharma said: (Apr 30, 2017)  
INDIA - Independent nation declared in august.
India got it's independence in the year 1947 and constitution was enacted in the year 1950.Constitution of India consisting of 395 articles & 12 schedules at present.

Politicians are those group of people who serves the entire nation and plays an important role in developing our country INDIA.
In India Political leaders role is not meant for serving their duties and responsibilities but has become an open competition in our societies for their independent as well as party fame. Like everybody knows politicians make vastly unrealistic promises before elections but as soon as the party wins promises get crushed under the foots along with their pamphlets seeking votes.

There is no article in the constitution nor any guidelines mentioning the education qualifications of the politicians who would rule India and it's states. It is predominant to look into this matter because India is still labeled as developing country.

I consider education is must to contest in an election because education will provide a clarity to understand our system. It helps us to pin point exactly the flaw in our system and gives a remedy to improve the society. Moreover, education is the prime factor to understand ethics, morality, innovation etc. Widespread of knowledge will, in turn, be cause for better democracy.
In INDIA majority of cabinet ministers are holding their positions in those fields in which they have no knowledge if we look into their past experiences or education qualification.

Note that, As per the rules If a Indian student opts arts field in his matriculation he cannot apply for the science field areas. However a person can become a cabinet minister of any field whether it is of civil aviation , consumer affairs, chemicals ,etc. even if he has not gone to school a single day of his life.

A politician should only rule the country when they are enough educated and have a strong political knowledge.
Come out and find a solution. That solution will have it's own majesty and generations will remember you!

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