Saurav Kumar
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Is India driving its students to suicide?

It is entrance exams time in India, when millions of students try their luck to get onto much sought-after engineering or medical degree courses.

Preparing for these tests is hard work so many students spend two years or more in coaching classes.

But after a spate of student suicides there is now a concern about the effect that competition to succeed is having on young peoples' mental health.

  • 19 May 2016
  • From the section India