New Delhi: Army Chief today met and complimented the students from Army’s Super-40 coaching initiative that has been training local children to take Engineering Entrance Examination. Army’s Super - 40 initiative for coaching the J&K youth for Engineering Entrance Exams broke all previous records when 26 boys and two girls from the state cracked the IIT-JEE Mains Exam 2017. Nine students have successfully qualified the IIT Advanced Exam, the results of which were declared on 11 June 17.
The coaching is conducted at Srinagar by Army, its training partner Centre for Social Responsibility & Learning (CSRL) and Petronet LNG. This was also the first batch in which five girls from Kashmir valley were coached, out of which two had qualified in the JEE Mains.
Super 40 coaching programme was started with a aim of coaching 30 students from Kashmir valley in order to prepare for the IIT main exams. The number was increased to 40 in the year 2016.
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