Slavery as most of us know it (e.g. Trans-atlantic slave trade, Arab slave trade etc.) doesn’t exist in this world.
The reason for this is that there are no nations or group of people who are weak enough to be made slaves.
Slavery however, did exist in the past as the ancient civilizations of Urda and Lakin used to enslave their neighbours.
In Riyasan and all other states, penal labour and indentured servitude are legal.
Child labour exists from our perspective, but from the view of this world, it doesn’t.
When a boy of a rural area is strong enough to help his father, he starts to till the soil.
Boys of cities usually become involved in the family business or become apprentices of various trades while other continue their schooling.
Girls of villages also help with farming or learn some handicrafts while in the cities they study in schools specifically for girls and help their families by learning some skill such as sewing etc.
Only the children of well-off families can afford not to work.
Primary and secondary schools are wide spread all across Riyasan which provides education to all students free of fees (which costs a lot of money)
Primary school are the same for boys and girls where both learn together. Basic maths, sciences, history and language are taught.
Secondary schools for boys teach advanced maths, science, history, language, social studies and physical education.
Secondary schools for girls teach economics and home management.
Religious schools also exist.
Wealthy families usually hire tutors for their children.
Riyasan has five universities, one in Karcia and the others in the regal capitals.
Universities offer higher education in various fields for male students.
As of yet, I haven’t thought of new ministries.
The Minister of DoJ manages issues regarding the judiciary and other profession associated with law. (e. g. salaries, promotions, transfers etc.)
The entrance test consists of two portions
Intelligence portion consists of mathematical problems and logic puzzles while academic portion consists of general questions regarding science, history and language.
I haven’t thought about it yet, so you will have to endure suspense!