I would like to express my deep gratitude and respect to my research supervisor Dr.T.Sita Kumari, M. L., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Head, P.G. Dept of Law, S.V.U.College of Arts, S.V.University, Tirupati, who encouraged and guided me to proceed through the doctrinal programme and complete my thesis entitled "RIGHT TO EDUCATION UNDER THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION - A SOCIO - LEGAL PERSPECTIVE." She has been a strong and supportive advisor to me towards my research work. My heartful thanks to Prof. V.R.C.Krishnaiah, M.A., M.Com., M.L., Ph.D, Dean, Faculty of Law, S.V.University, Tirupati, Executive Council member of Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, for his helpful suggestions to complete my thesis. I would like to thank Dr.G.Adinaraya, M.A.,M.L.,Ph.D., Assistant Professor, P.G.Dept of Law, S.V.University,Tirupati, for his cooperation to complete my research work. I would like to thank my parents, brothers, Sisters, niece for their supporting me and encouraging me with their best wishes and my wife D. Vamsi priya, who always cheer me up and stood by me through good and bad times. I thank my friends B.Anjan singh, S.Vasu Deva Raju , J.Ramanjaneyulu for their assistance to complete this research work. My Special thanks to P.Praveen Kumar for his fantastic support to complete this research work. I would like to thank my father shop assistants for their continuous support to complete my research work. I would like to thank to the staff of library, S.V.University, Tirupati for their cooperation in collecting my research data. I like to extend my thanks to the Non-Teaching Staff of P.G Department of Law smt. Aruna and sri. Hari, who helped me in the process of office transactions.