Globally, IITs offer the world’s most intense and competitive college admittance ratio i.e. only 1 in 200 students make it. A non profit school in Bihar for underprivileged ensures all 30 make it. No fancy “forever pilots”, no social media, no grants – Just results, this is the story of Abhay Anand Kumar, a former Indian Police Service Officer who could not attend Cambridge due to lack of funds, runs Super 30.
Established in 2002, Based in India’s Bihar, under the banner of ‘Ramanujan School of Mathematics’ Super 30 selects 30 meritorious and talented candidates each year from economically backward sections of society and trains them for the IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for Indian Institute of Technology. Of the 30 students enrolled each year, 30 crack IIT JEE !
- Time Magazine – Super 30 – in the list of Best of Asia 2010.
- President Barack Obama’s special envoy Rashad Hussain, termed it the “best” institute in the country.
- Newsweek Magazine included his school in the list of four most innovative schools in the world.
- Awarded the Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Shiksha Puraskar, the highest award by the Government of Bihar in November 2010.
- People Magazine honoured Super 30 as Hero.
Super 30 has no branch in any part of the country, nor does it accept any donation or aid from any individual, government and corporate.
Read more on www.super30.org
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