Besides securing top position in IIT-JEE Advanced-2015 in the country, Madhya Pradesh’s seven tribal students studying in various government schools have also secured a berth for themselves in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
IIT topper Satvat Jagwani hails from Satna district of Madhya Pradesh and shifted to Kota for taking coaching for JEE-Advanced.
Besides, seven students from various tribal development blocks in the state have cleared JEE Advanced exam for year 2015, a Public Relation Department official said today.
Now, these students will study in different IITs of the country.
“Students of tribal areas in the state have met with success on such a large scale for the first time. Most importantly, none of these students underwent coaching in any coaching institute for this prestigious exam, he said.
These seven students incluuded Ajay Basuniya of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Dhar (290th rank), Madhu Rajan Kudape of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Mandla (388th rank), Pushpak Vaskale of Eklavya Model Higher Secondary School, Barwani (408th rank).
Himanshu Badwal of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Jhabua (469th rank), Sumit Arse of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Barwani (851st rank), Bablu Chouhan of Navodaya School Ojhar, district Barwani (874th rank), Kumar Panchweshwar of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Chhapara in Seoni district has also been selected for IIT.
Among them Ajay, Madhu and Bablu are children of labourers while the parents of other four are in govenment service.
State’s Tribal Welfare Minister, Gyan Singh has congratulated the successful students.