An estimated 2.93 lakh students have applied for EAMCET this year. Despite the craze for engineering course, there is increasing drop out among the students admitted in various engineering courses.
A recent study by JNTU shows that about three to four per cent students drop out every year. The absolute number approximates to thousands.
As per the study, three per cent of the 1.6 lakh students who took admission in engineering college have dropped out midway. Four per cent of the 1.3 lakh students had chosen to leave the course in 2011.
Source: Times of India