Bhubaneswar: A total of 39 students have dropped out from IIT Bhubaneswar in last two years, a data revealed.
According to a data shared by Ministry of Human Resources Development in Parliament last week, as many as 2,461 students dropped out of various IITs across the country, of which IIT Bhubaneswar registers 39 dropouts since 2017.
Out of total 39 dropouts, eight are from Scheduled Caste (SC), two from Scheduled Tribe (ST) and nine from the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) at the country’s premier institution in Bhubaneswar.
Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ attributed the reasons of increasing number of dropouts to shifting to other colleges/institutions, personal reasons, medical reasons, placement during PG courses and pursuing higher education abroad.
Here’s the list of dropouts from various IITs in India since 2017
|Sl. No.||Name of the Institute||Dropouts since 2017|
|23||IIT (ISM) Dhanbad.||9||1||0||2|