International Journal of Computer Applications
Data mining, the extraction of hidden predictive information from large databases, is a powerful new technology with great potential used in various commercial applications including retail sales, e-commerce, remote sensing, bioinformatics etc. Education is an essential element for the progress of country. Mining in educational environment is called educational data mining. Educational data mining is concerned with developing new methods to discover knowledge from educational database. In order to analyze student trends & behavior towards education an attempt to study the present behavioral pattern of student in a cross section is a must.