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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021
Student Attributes and Outcome of a Screening Test (The Common Entrance Test for Medical Education) - A Descriptive Analysis
Abstract: Introduction: It is always a dream for every student at a certain stage of education to enter a professional college. But only a few are able to do it and this due to reasons is quite understandable. The present study attempts to describe these factors as one of its kind. Objectives: To describe and understand the factors that increase once chances of having a positive outcome after a screening test. Methods: it was a descriptive study using a detailed schedule to be filled by the students presenting for admission at the medical college. Results: The selected students were mostly from rural areas and predominantly from joint families. Most of the students had their parents educated beyond primary level and mostly employed in private sector. Selected students were mostly from private schools; most had attended coaching institutions and predominantly followed a mixed approach for studies using books by Indian Authors. Conclusion: A proper preparation keeping in mind certain specific factors increase ones chances of making it to the merit list and thus admission in a professional institution.
Keywords: Screening Test, Medical Education
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,
Pages: 230 - 233