CBSE claims more rural, women students have cleared JEE this year
After facing widespread criticism because of the new normalization method, CBSE has now claimed that due to the new pattern more number of women students and students from rural background have cleared JEE this year.
In 2013, 136 students from the rural background have made it to top thousand rankers while in 2012, the number was only 90. The number of rural students increased, so decreased the number of students from urban areas. Rural representation also showed gradual growth among first two, three and four thousand rank holders. Among the top 5,000 rankers, there were 861 students from rural background. In percentage terms 17.22% students among the top 5,000 were from rural India compared to 13.4% last year. Urban representation among the top 5,000 came down to 82.78% in 2013 from 86.6% last year.
This year more number of…