Srinagar, May 1: Due to Army’s ‘Kashmir Super- 40 initiative providing coaching to the Jammu and Kashmir youths for Engineering Entrance Exams, 26 boys and two girls from J&K state were able to crack the IIT-JEE Mains Exam 2017. The success rate of the result is 78% as the result of Army’s Kashmir Super 40 is at par with the best IIT coaching centres in the country.
The training for the students was conducted at Srinagar by Army’s training partner Centre for Social Responsibility & Learning (CSRL) and Petronet LNG, since 2013. This year, the performance of best wherein 28 successful students include nine from South Kashmir, ten from North Kashmir, seven from Kargil/Ladakh and two from the Jammu region. “This was the first batch in which five girls from Kashmir valley were coached at Delhi out of which two have qualified,” it said. (ALSO READ: Army’s ‘Kashmir Super- 40 initiative providing coaching to the Jammu and Kashmir youths for Engineering Entrance Exams)
“Despite the numerous challenges, caused by the internal disturbances in the Kashmir valley post July 2016, the IIT/JEE coaching was undertaken as per the stipulated schedule by the Army. Under this flagship scheme the candidates are selected by the Army through an Entrance Test & Interview conducted at various colleges throughout the state in the months of Apr-May. This year’s outstanding result is the testimony of careful selection, excellent coaching, personalised guidance and conducive living and study environment provided at zero cost to the students at the Srinagar Army location.