A whopping 521 studentsof Aakash Institute havesecured a stupendous result in the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), the National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences run by the Indian Institute of Science and funded by the Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. The results for the fellowship exam were announced recently.
Nikhil, Anshul and Pravar emerged as the top rankers out of all students at Aakash Institute who cleared the renowned national fellowship. Nikhil secured All India Rank AIR 3, Anshul acquired AIR 9 and Pravar Kataria became AIR 10. The KVPY program is meant to attract exceptional school students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science. Generous fellowships are provided up to the pre-Ph.D. level to selected KVPY Fellows by the Indian Government.
Congratulating the students, Aakash Chaudhry, Managing Director, Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) said, “We at Aakash believe in imparting quality test preparatory services to students. We are extremely proud to announce that a huge 507 students from Aakash have secured remarkable results in KVPY this year, which is considered among one of the toughest examinations in India. Congratulations to Nikhil, Anshul and Pravar and all other Aakashians for performing well in KVPY. We are delighted that the hard work put in by our students and faculty has paid off.”
Selection of the students to KVPY is made from those studying in XI standard to 1st year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences having aptitude for scientific research. Special groups and Committees are set up at IISc to screen the applications and conduct an aptitude test at various centers in the country. Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students are called for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.
The objective of the program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; help them realize their academic potential; encourage them to take up research careers in Science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.
Aakash Institute aims to help students in their quest to achieve academic success. 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 Olympiads.