Advantages and Disadvantages of Co-education in Colleges

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By co-education we mean the participation of students of both the sexes in the learning process. Though co-education is common in foreign countries, it is not so in India. Segregation of the sexes has been in practise in India from very early times. Women were not entertained in certain fields. Certain misconceptions, prejudices and superstitions were against co-education. However, at present co-education is imparted in some educational institutions at the school and college levels.

Co-education has its own advantage in colleges. Since the college students have matured minds co-education will not in any way interfere with their learning efforts. They know their responsibilities. To them the opposite sex is not any more just an object of attraction. On the other hand it will provide them with better opportunities to understand life. Further, the presence of other sex always acts as an incentive. It creates in the students a healthy rivalry to surpass the other. We find women in almost all spheres. Co-education will go a long way to help the weaker sex gain self confidence.

India is a developing country with limited resources. So it cannot afford to have separate college and universities for men and women. As for the disadvantages, opposite sexes always have mutual attraction. The students are passing through a crucial period of their life. They are likely to be sexually attacted. It may affect their learning efforts. There may be one or two elements which would engage in eve teasing, and some acts of false bravado which they see in films. But anti-social and irresposible elements are present everywhere. Untoward incidents in co-educational institutions could be avoided with better administration.

17 2015
Feb

In my opinion co-education is education where person is able to showcase his/her talents in front of oppsite sex without any fear. He/she is able to traine their mind for any obstcles. They understand each other and have a fearless life.

21 2015
Jan

According to me co-education is good because it will be usefull in the jobs or any other field wherever we go. In co-ed we will understand how to interact with eachother n moreover they can improve their ideas , presentations , knowledge etc.But there are some problems also in the co-education. When the students overcome such type of problems then it will be good for their future.

It gives entertainment during the time of functions in the colleges.It gives good competion to eachother. Finally it helps us to behave in the society.

15 2015
Jan

Acorrding to me co-education hve lots of advantage than disadvantage. according to my point of view it is very good to taught both sex in same place. it would always give a lots of oppertunity to both sex to work together due to which they develope respect to both ,a boy easily under stand the value of girl,and would be very helpfull to boys to promate education towards girl in thier surrounding ,faimily also.co-education always give so much confidence to girls to compete with boys in all aspect at every field like marks ,debate,sport and they also exchenge thier knwoladge to each other. co-education is only a option in rural area for schooling of both sex because india is a developing counrty and our goverment cant afforde seprate school. if boys nd girls work together ,they can easily undertand the value of each other and the events like rape ,molestetion reduced.but inspite of this coeducation have few disadvantage also like our new generation are very vicarious .they are so influenced by movies and try to this feeling in thier life in very teen age which is very crucial for thier career but they have so much impact of social site . due to this thier career are ruining but such cases are easily outwieght by good education,organization and administration. so we can say co-education is always have lots of merit in comparision to few obsolete demerit.

15 2015
Jan

According to my point coeducation is good because it helps theboys and girls for study without any discrimination and it devloped the competion and understood each other. It helps to chose a life partner so remove family problem

17 2014
Dec

Indeed co-education is important not only for an individual but even for each and every nation. The main advantage of this is that it increases the respect for opposite body. This can over come the problem of female rapes. So its so important for girls safety and even for boys safety too.

17 2014
Nov

Co-education is the most important for both Girls and boys. Some rural areas, boys only get education, they get their rights but in our constitution gives us right to education for both. In rural areas, some people thinks that the girls are not able for education. They only for a household works on houses. Some parents thought that and against the coeducation. They thoughts that if girls are going to school so who did their house work. They thinks that the girls are only for that work. They do not have a right to get a education. In my opinion girls have right to get a education. If they didn't get then how to live in world how to face a problem how to became a self dependent. So in my opinion Girls have also right to get education for their future. And also knowledge.

22 2014
Sep

In my view co education is good because each and every individual they may be a girl or a boy can improve their knowledge with respective to the other students. It gives a minimum idea to the students how to behave in accordance to the situation.There are some problems due to the co education. But these can be avoided only if all the students are aware of their responsibilities and how to deliver respect towards the opposite sex.

09 2014
Sep

I want to say that co-education is very important for school life. In India co-education is in 91% school or colleges. In some fields girls will not at all but in this way girls will also participate in boys activities

07 2014
Sep

According to my point of view co-education is very good education because both boys and girls ,whatever works assigned to them they try to perform well in front of the opposite sex.

06 2014
Mar

Education of boys and girls in the same school or college is called co-education. Here boys and girls are taught together without any discrimination. In small villages where there is only one school or college co-education is the only choice. But some schools or colleges in cities offer co-education.

Co-education has many advantages. First of all co-education is economical. We need not have separate schools for boys and girls. Secondly boys and girls develop good understanding of each other. Little by little the girls overcome their shyness. They come forward to compete with boys in their studies, games, debates and other contests.

Co-education develops a halthy competition among boys and girls. Boys will not like to do badly before girls and vice versa. A healthy competition sets in and it brings out the best in each and every student. It has been found that boys like to behave decently before girls. So boys and girls develop good manners.

But some people feel that co-education is against our tradition. They say that the friendship at classroom may lead to unwanted compplications. Again, all boys may not of good nature. Some may tease the girls and cause disciplinary problems. But such instances are few and far betwen. Since the merits of co-education outweigh the demerits we must encourage co-education in schools and colleges.

06 2014
Mar

Education of boys and girls in the same school or college is called co-education. Here boys and girls are taught together without any discrimination. In small villages where there is only one school or college co-education is the only choice. But some schools or colleges in cities offer co-education.

Co-education has many advantages. First of all co-education is economical. We need not have separate schools for boys and girls. Secondly boys and girls develop good understanding of each other. Little by little the girls overcome their shyness. They come forward to compete with boys in their studies, games, debates and other contests.

Co-education develops a halthy competition among boys and girls. Boys will not like to do badly before girls and vice versa. A healthy competition sets in and it brings out the best in each and every student. It has been found that boys like to behave decently before girls. So boys and girls develop good manners.

But some people feel that co-education is against our tradition. They say that the friendship at classroom may lead to unwanted compplications. Again, all boys may not of good nature. Some may tease the girls and cause disciplinary problems. But such instances are few and far betwen. Since the merits of co-education outweigh the demerits we must encourage co-education in schools and colleges.

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