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• The Commission was set up to study and report on the problems of the Calcutta University, but its recommendations were applicable, more or less, to other universities also. • It reviewed the entire field, from school education to university education. • It held the view that, for the improvement of university education, improvement of secondary education was a necessary pre-condition. • Its observations were as follows: (i) The school course should cover 12 years. The students should enter university after an intermediate stage (rather than matric) for a three-year degree course in university. This was done to (a) prepare the students for university stage; (b) relieve the universities of a large number of below university standard students; and (c) provide collegiate education to those not planning to go through the university stage. • A separate board of secondary and intermediate education should be set-up for the administration and control of secondary and intermediate education. (ii) There should be less rigidity in framing university regulations. (iii) A university should function as a centralized, unitary residential-teaching autonomous body, rather than as scattered, affiliated colleges. (iv) Female education, applied scientific and technological education, teachers' training, including those for professional and vocational colleges, should be extended. • In the period from 1916 to 1921, seven new universities came up at Mysore, Patna, Banaras, Aligarh, Dacca, Lucknow and Osmania. • In 1920, the government recommended the Saddler report to the provincial governments.

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