It’s tough being a student in India today, with it becoming next to impossible getting a seat in a good college despite getting top grades. It’s even tougher being the parent of the kid with good grades and no seats.
Donations are also collected under various heads in many private schools — ‘building fund’ to ‘smart classrooms’. Parents might as well start saving up for their child’s school admission right from the time she is born, if the huge sums of donation being charged by city schools currently are any indication.
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