College admission processes were stagnant for a very long time. If you aspired to take the science route, the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) was the only way to make it to college. If you are liberal arts, design, or humanities enthusiast, your college admission depended on Grade 12 marks and a few entrance exams for Central & State Universities.
Marks in Grade 12 board exams and entrance exam scores were the only deciding factors in your college admission success. The process was so rigid that if you didn’t make the cutoff, then your doors were closed.
This approach worked until half a decade ago. But over the past few years, there has been an unprecedented increase in the number of students appearing for Grade 12 board exams. Read more