Monday, April 07, 2008
25% decrese in AIPMT
1.6 lakh students appeared for the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) conducted by the CBSE. It's a significant - 40,000 - drop in numbers, a substantial 25% decrease from last year. For Delhi Only 26,366 students appeared for the paper, as against the almost 40,000 students who sat for the entrance in 2007.more than 8 lakh applicants have already signed on for the 2008 AIEEE - an engineering entrance conducted by CBSE. educationists feel reason of this drop are the low salaries, long period of study and the arduous road to success.There has been a drastic drop in the number of students opting for Biology in the senior secondary level.