There are only 5% seats available in government colleges of Tamil Nadu Agriculture University TNAU ) for agriculture students,” he says.With no seats available in private colleges, most of the agriculture students end up joining industrial training institutes ( ITI ), Madavan adds.
“Also, there is no need for the agriculture students to study the concepts in detail.
“When the syllabus is difficult even for PG teachers, how can vocational group students assimilate it?
COIMBATORE: While the school education department has revised the Computer syllabus for Class XI, it has neglected the Agriculture students, who are forced to study the old Biology syllabus designed for medical aspirants, teachers say.More than 12,000 Class XI students across the state have chosen Agriculture as the vocational stream.“The department should have introduced a diluted syllabus for the agriculture students,” says a government school teacher.
The students need to be clear of the basic concepts during their higher secondary education so that it would be useful for those who opt for higher education.
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