17 Times The Indian Education System Made You Go WTF
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When budding engineers were taught this super offensive mnemonic.
When a government exam decided that nonsense celeb trivia was an important test of skills.
When a Class 4 environmental studies textbook basically encouraged kids to kill an animal for an experiment.
When a class 12 physical education textbook stated that 36-24-36 as the "shape of females considered the best.
When Alok Nath made it to a random math problem.
When a Mumbai University book listed this very relatable example.
When a Class 12 Maharashtra Board textbook stated that "ugly" and "handicapped" girls are reasons for families seeking dowry.
When a Class 6 textbook taught children that non-vegetarians were nothing but despicable sinners.
When this colourism and classism made it to an elementary school textbook.
When lesbianism was deemed unnatural and abnormal by a book suggested to students by AIIMS.
When students got an entire Rahul Gandhi hagiography to test their comprehension skills.
When a Class 9 textbook casually stated that test tube babies were created in India 7,500 years ago, without debunking it.
When rape-accused "godman" Asaram Bapu was listed as one's of the country's famous saints in a Class 3 textbook.
When this zoology text went off on a religious tangent before getting to the actual point.
When a Maharashtra University textbook gave students unscientific and totally superstitious instructions on conceiving a male child.
When this Q and A section about convex and concave lenses decided to drop some knowledge about common sense too.
And when one school made its students watch the PM on a holiday to quiz them on his speech.
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