In 2019, CBSE students securing engineering seats triple

In 2019, CBSE students securing engineering seats triple

16 July 2019 | Source: : Oswaal Books Editorial Board

Due to poor performance by state board students, their number amongst the top 5000 students has reduced by one-fourth this year.  On the contrary, the number of CBSE students has tripled as compared to last year.

According to the data available with Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions Committee, 1853 students from CBSE board are among the top 5000, increase of 500 from last year. Of the 1, 33,116 engineering applicants this year, 12000 were from CBSE board and 500 from others.

According to the data obtained through RTI, out of the 8 lakh students who appeared for Class XII exams this year, only 931 were able to score above 95% as opposed to 5178 students last year.

 

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