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Combination of subjects that a student chooses. Please refer to the following:
(1) English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science- Person taking this totally aims for Engineering.
(2) English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology- Person taking this is open minded about being a doctor or an engineer.
(3) English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Economics- Person his hedging his bets. He will of course take JEE, AIEEE and other assorted engg. entrance, but will also aim to max his class 12 marks to enable him to take up a good course later on.
(4) English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Physical Education- Person taking this aiming at getting admission to a phadoo college with good crowd. Studying science because dad told him that all good guys study science.

Usage

Counselor to Class 9 Students: If you plan to become engineers, you will have to take science stream in classes 11 and 12.
Added 2011-08-24 by pee_mmm

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

standard, IIT, FIITJEE

Terms referencing this

Home science, Opportunities in the field

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A combination of subjects like Computer science,Physics,Chemistry which students opt for in standard 11.

Usage

Uncle: Which stream you are going to take kanna?
Boy:Science stream,uncle.I
Uncle:You want to become software engineer in silican valli ah?
Boy: yes yes!
Added 2012-10-28 by othadei

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Stream, Tuitions

Terms referencing this

Home science, Opportunities in the field