Srinagar, April 28
In a remarkable achievement, 15 students of the state, attending the Army’s Kashmir Super 30 Engineering Coaching programme at Srinagar, have cracked the JEE (Mains) Exam this year.The coaching programme was conducted by the Army’s Dagger Division on behalf of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps.”This year, 26 students had attended the Army’s Kashmir Super 30 programme at Srinagar, and out of them 15 have qualified in JEE (Mains) Exam 2016,” a defence spokesman said. “Facing stiff competition wherein close to 15 lakh candidates had appeared in the exam at the national level, the success of 15 students from J&K stands testimony to the students’ diligence, perseverance and intellect backed by the passionate and professional conduct of the Super 30 programme.”The spokesman said 11 successful candidates were eligible for the IIT (Advance) exam while all 15 could seek admissions in various engineering colleges as per their merit.”While the excellent results achieved by the Army’s Kashmir Super 30 programme are a big motivator for the youth of the state, it also furthers the Army’s resolve and commitment towards empowerment of the youth of Kashmir,” he said.
The Army’s Super 30 programme provides 11-month free coaching to a select group of 30 students from J&K for the Joint Entrance Exam for engineering courses. The Super 30 students are selected based on a state-wide exam conducted by the Army with training partner Centre for Social Responsibility and Learning (CSRL).The selected students are also provided free lodging and boarding.