Police said that Ritu Saraswat, a fourth semester B.Sc. (Home Science) student of Dr BR Ambedkar University, Agra, took the extreme step when her sister Preeti went out for some work.
When Preeti returned, she found the door locked from inside. She called up her friends after her attempts to make Ritu open the door failed.
After breaking the door open, they found Ritu hanging from the ceiling fan. Ritu was rushed to G.G. Nursing Home, where doctors declared her brought dead.
Police said that Ritu had left behind a suicide note saying that she was 'sorry'. They added that an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.
Some of the students said that Ritu was under “tremendous mental stress due to examinations as she felt her preparation was not good".