DELHI, March 17, 2020: 347 students from Aakash Institute, the national leader in test preparation services, have qualified in the NTSE (Stage-I) 2020 uptill now, a feat that speaks volumes of the Institute’s curriculum, training and faculty. This is an impressive increase from last year when 222 students from Aakash had qualified NTSE Stage-I, a rise of 56%, registering one of the highest growths in the test preparation sector in the country for NTSE.
The Aakashians who have qualified in the NTSE (Stage -I) 2020 from Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Kerala, and Andaman & Nicobar are as follows:
- 280 students have qualified from the Classroom Program
- 31 students have qualified from the Distance Learning Program
- 36 students have qualified from Aakash Digital
Congratulating the students, Mr Aakash Chaudhry, Director and CEO, Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) and Founder & Trustee at Plaksha University, said, “We are pleased that 347 students of Aakash Institute have qualified the NTSE Stage-I, 2020. It is the result of hard work put in by them and the quality test preparation imparted at Aakash that they have achieved this success. Many congratulations to all the students for performing well in the examination. We are certain that after having secured impressive results in NTSE Stage-I, our students are ready for NTSE Stage-II. We wish them all the best.”
The NTSE scholarship under the present scheme is awarded to candidates for pursuing courses in science and social science up to doctoral level, and in professional courses like medicine and engineering up to second-degree level. Under NTSE, 2,000 scholarships are awarded in the country every year. Identification of talent comprises a two-stage selection process. While the individual State/UT conducts the first stage selection, the second stage selection at the national level is carried out by the NCERT.
Aakash Institute aims to help students in their quest to achieve academic success in both school and competitive pursuits. It has a centralized in-house process for curriculum and content development and faculty training and monitoring, led by its National Academic Team. Over the years, students from Aakash have shown proven selection track record in various Medical & Engineering entrance exams and competitive exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and various other Olympiads.