Thrissur: In a surprising statistic, the arts and science colleges in Kerala is being conquered by girl students. Among the total 2.78 lakh students admitted in the state in four universities, 2.14 lakh are girls. This amounts to 77 percent of the total.
These statics is of the government and aided colleges in state. 78.64 percent of the students enrolled for graduation are girls and at post-graduation level it is 67.01 percent.
The most sought subject by female students is B.A and the least interest subject is B Com. But in case of post-graduation, the situation is completely reverse, M. Com is the most taken subject by girls and the least taken is M.A.
Boys top the table of students who drop studies after Class X. At the same time, in case of engineering studies and vocational studies like Polytechnic courses, boy students outnumber girls. There is only 23.47 percent of girls in polytechnic colleges and 39.8 percent in engineering colleges.