This is the time when each student fears even a single mistake that might change the route of their career. After they have done everything in their hands, what do they do? They wait.
So what happens ultimately?
The toppers knew they will be toppers. The poor already knew they would have to settle somewhere.My personal sympathies is with the average kind,’ the not so toppers’. They try to aim high, not to settle for anything less but are still stuck between the other two kinds.The toppers go to elite colleges, the so-called average kinds finally take their best available option and the rest find a place somewhere to chill.
Parents publically announce.”Mera beta toh IITian banega” or “Meri beti toh xyz college mein jayegi” and yet again the classification continue where students are categorized on the basis of ranks or cut off marks. They think that maybe that one mark could have changed their destiny.
In the midst of all these competitive exams and results, we forget that an 18 year old who should be selecting toppings over his pizza is asked to make life changing decisions and stay on it whatever may happen or else he is doomed for life.
Marks should not be the basis of anyone’s capabilities.A thought we all need to ponder upon and work towards bringing about a change in this education system.