18 Jun Toi carried a front page story of govt being recommended by a committee to have a national college entrance test in the line of the s a t of the United States. The only mechanism by which the student population can be put into the slots they belong to intellectually is the sat like test. The top scorers will join top colleges while low scores will join the bottom wrung colleges. In fact the gov should think in terms of a national test like g r e for admission to pg courses. Unless such unpopular measures are implemented in the immediate future the AV Indian student will have no academically excelling opportunity and will be joining the jobless p h d crowd…this reform perhaps will bring back the academic shine in the youth of the country whether or not they emigrate. I am sure there will opposition to this like the mandal commission report that boiled the country in the days of v p Singh….