International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Technology (IJCSET)
The educational systems currently face number of issues such as high dropout rates, identifying students in need, personalization of training, predicting the quality of student interactions and placement of students. Data mining provides a set of techniques, which can help the educational system to overcome these issues. One of the biggest challenges that higher education faces today is predicting the academic paths of student. To better manage and serve the student population, the institutions need better assessment, analysis, and prediction tools to analyze and predict student related issues.