Sweat at the nape of your neck. Hands balled up. White knuckles tensely rapping the underside of a rickety old table. Pens, rulers, protractors lined up as if going into battle.
Sounds familiar? It’s exam time.
As February turns to March, children across the country take the dreaded board exams. By April 2019 alone, 2.8 million students would’ve sat for the CBSE Class X and XII boards. Another 1 million students will take the JEE (Joint Entrance Exams) to determine who is good enough to join the IIT superhighway of future engineers.