Girls Outnumber Boys In College Enrolment In Rajasthan

Rajasthan has registered a record growth of 23.23 per cent in the enrolment of girls in colleges which has outnumbered boys during the academic year of 2016- 17, according to a report.

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Girls Outnumber Boys In College Enrolment In Rajasthan

Girls Outnumber Boys In College Enrolment In Rajasthan (Representational)


Jaipur:  Rajasthan has registered a record growth of 23.23 per cent in the enrolment of girls in colleges which has outnumbered boys during the academic year of 2016- 17, according to a report.

Of the total enrolment for colleges in Rajasthan for the academic year 2016-17, 4.67 lakh are girls and 4.65 lakh are boys, according to the Department of Higher Education report.

The total rise in the enrolment is 23.92 per cent as compared to the previous year, the report said.

In 2015-16, the total number of enrolment was 7.52 lakh, that included 3.82 lakh boys with 4.4 per cent growth and 3.70 lakh girls with 7.8 per cent growth whereas in the academic year 2005-06, the total number of enrolment was 3.27 lakh with 1.26 lakh girls.

Fifty four girls had enrolled for every 100 boys in the year 2000-2001 which has in the year 2016-17 increased to 101 for every 100 boys, which is the highest so far, the report said.

The first choice of students remained the Arts stream as 65.37 per cent student enrolled for Arts (29 per cent boys and 34 per cent girls), followed science which was opted by 21.07 per cent students (12 per cent boys and 9 per cent girls, the annual report of the department said.

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