Through counselling, IITs plan to tackle rising issue of poor mental health

By - The Indian Express


17 August 2023

In a proactive step, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are combatting the surge in mental health concerns among students by implementing comprehensive counseling services. Recognizing the strains of competitive exams like JEE Main and JEE Advanced, IITs are prioritizing student well-being alongside academic excellence. This holistic approach underscores the institutions' commitment to nurturing not just intellect, but also emotional resilience.

As per the data revealed by the government, in 2018 and 2019, IITs recorded 8 such cases, which then decreased to 3 and 4 in 2020 and 2021.

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