Yes. My views are that :
has to face competitions in their life in order to succeed, plus nowadays
Competitions are getting tougher.
One face of
education is to prepare students for the life outside the classroom; so competitions
make children more independent. It makes them realise their mistakes, their
strong points as well as weak ones.
talent, as suggested by the popular saying “Competition is the whetstone of
competition in studies students are encouraged to be more imaginative in order
to stand out from their fellow students. It makes them more creative.
NEGATIVES (as u asked)
Competition can sometimes lead to conflict. It can lead students to cheat, copy, etc and do bad things. Sometimes losing a competition can discourage. Winning can lead to become proud and can cause enmity. Even there's a saying:
" real learning starts when competitive spirit ceases."