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11 students of RailTel-Akansha Super 30, makes it to JEE Advanced

11 students of RailTel-Akansha Super 30, makes it to JEE Advanced

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) It was a proud moment for RailTel corporation when 11 students of its CSR initiative Akansha Super 30, Dehradun, made it to JEE advanced, bringing these students closer to securing admission to premiere league IITs.

Akansha Super 30, Dehradun, is being run by RailTel, in association with Centre for Social Responsibility and leadership, New Delhi.

Thirty underprivileged but talented students from different corners of Uttarakhand were provided free residential coaching and mentoring in this centre for 11 months for admission in reputed engineering colleges like IIT, NIT and state engineering colleges.

These students were selected on the basis of a written test which comprised of questions on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Aptitude test. The shortlisted students had to undergo a rigorous interview which was designed to test their mental ability, quick thinking, concepts and career aspiration.

The students of this centre come from poor socio-economical background belonging to different occupation ranging from labourer to farmer.

Expressing his happiness over the result, CMD of RailTel Puneet Chawla said, “We are very happy that we are able to play a small role in building a bright career of these students. All the 30 students i.e. 100 per cent of the centre qualified in the JEE Mains exam out of which 11 qualified for JEE Advanced.”

UNI AE PS 1852

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