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- Sharma, R. (2007). J. Social Sci. 15(3):201-204.
The study was conducted in Haryana state by selecting two districts namely Hisar and Sonipat,
four blocks, Hisar-I, Hansi-I, Sonipat and Gohana and four villages Dabra, Umra, Juan and
Rabhra were selected randomly. A sample of 100 parents of school dropouts was interviewed.
The data were collected with the help of duly constructed and pre tested interview schedule by
the researcher. Children (girls and boys) who dropped in the years between 2001 to 2006 were
taken as respondents in the sample. Most of the dropouts were in the year 2005. As concerned
for dropout rate, more girls left the school in 7th, 9th, 10th, 12th then the boys. Boy’s dropout rate
was high in 6th, 8th and 11th standard. In Sonipat girls’ enrolments were less and dropout rate was
high. Most of the girls (29.96%) dropped out in the year 2005, followed by 28.91 per cent in the
year 2004 and 16.32 per cent in the year 2003. A study in Haryana showed that maximum
number of dropouts had occurred in the age of 13-16 years either from Hisar and Sonipat district