All 30 students of RailTel's Akansha Super 30 Centre, Dehradun, have successfully cleared JEE Main 2019. Akansha Super 30 was started in 2015 by RailTel. In this centre, free residential coaching is provided to the economically weak but brilliant students for IIT JEE exams. Every year, Akansha Super 30 conducts a written test in which questions from physics, chemistry, mathematics and aptitude test are asked.
The JEE Main examination was conducted twice this year. The first edition of JEE Main 2019 was conducted in January month while the second edition was conducted in the April month. The National Testing Agency, which was the exam conducting body has already declared the result after combining the NTA Score of candidates appeared in January and April exam. According to NTA, out of 6, 08, 440 candidates who appeared in both sessions, 2, 97, 932 candidates have improved their performance. A total of 11, 47, 125 unique candidates appeared for Paper I of JEE Main 2019 in January and April exam.
Puneet Chawla, CMD/RailTel said, “It is a big achievement for the students who have shown tremendous potential by qualifying the exam despite all odds. We are happy to provide guidance to these kids who can now fulfill their dreams of becoming an engineer.”
RailTel Corporation is a 'Mini Ratna (category -I)' public sector undertaking (PSU) of the Railways Ministry and Centre for Social Responsibility & Leadership (CSRL). It is one of the largest neutral telecom service providers in the country, with a pan -India optic fiber network reaching around 70 per cent of India's population.