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Super-40, Army's latest weapon in J&K: Now more students can join classes

Army expands Kashmir Super series to 50 to provide free coaching

ANI  |  Srinagar 

IIT Kharagpur Photo: Facebook
IIT Kharagpur Photo: Facebook

After achieving success with its initiative, which provides for the youth for Engineering Entrance Exams, the has further expanded the programme to 50 students with immediate effect.

The Army's broke all previous records when 26 boys and two girls from the state cracked the IIT-JEE Mains 2017.

This initiative by the Army is a major successful step towards providing a platform for the underprivileged yet talented students of the state to excel in their careers.

Apart from the IITs, the students of have equally excelled in various other Engineering Colleges Exams throughout the country

Achieving a success rate of 78 percent, the result of the Super-40 is at par with the best IIT centres in the country.

Conducted at by Army's training partner Centre for Social Responsibility and Learning (CSRL) and since 2013, this year's performance was the best wherein 28 students achieved success. These 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 the Kashmir Valley were coached in Delhi out of which two have qualified.

Despite the numerous challenges caused by the internal disturbances in Kashmir, 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 and interview process conducted at various colleges throughout the state in the month of April to May.

The entire coaching and stay is free for the students and is sponsored under the CSR initiative by

First Published: Mon, May 01 2017. 10:39 IST