1. JEE advanced result 2017: Army guidance helps 9 Kashmiri students to get entry to prestigious IITs

JEE advanced result 2017: Army guidance helps 9 Kashmiri students to get entry to prestigious IITs

JEE advanced result 2017: Army has guided nine students from Kashmir to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies after helping them in clearing IIT–JEE mains examination.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: June 14, 2017 11:01 AM
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JEE advanced result 2017: Army has guided nine students from Kashmir to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies after helping them in clearing IIT–JEE mains examination. The stupendous success comes after for the first time 14 students from Kashmir had found the place in the UPSC merit list. Army has been providing engineering entrance examination coaching for the last three years, according to reports. It has been learned that Army’s noble initiative is based on the model of Bihar’s Super 30.

The Army had initiated the coaching classes with an aim to assist and provide guidance to talented students from Kashmir who are underprivileged and get them to achieve educational success. This year as many as 28 students, including 26 boys and 2 girls, hailing from economically weaker background have cleared admission for country’s top institutions – IITs and NITs. Under the initiative, a total of 40 students were enrolled in the class. The students of the Kashmir Super 30 being guided by training partners, Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL) and Petronet LNG Limited (PLL).

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh had felicitated these talented students. The Lok Sabha MP from Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur constituency had the exemplary success of these students will inspire others from the region.

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JEE-Mains results were announced on April 27. Kalpit Veerval from Udaipur in Rajasthan had become the first candidate to score a perfect 100 per cent score, according to PTI report. The examination is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission to various government-approved engineering colleges, including the prestigious IITs, National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs). Over 11.8 lakh students had appeared for the exam at 1,781 centres in 113 cities across the country. The cut-off for the JEE-Advanced has been set at 81 marks. The examination was held on April 2 (offline) and April 8 and 9 (online).

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