This year more than 13.6 lakh students appeared for the main examination across India from which only 1.5 lakh students cleared it. The selected students will appear for the JEE advanced examination on May 25 to seek admissions into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).
Jawahar Higher Secondary School at Neyveli in Cuddalore district has yet again created a record in the IIT-JEE (main) examination.
Sixty one of the total 64 students cleared the main examination with an impressive 93.5% success rate.
The school, which was established by the Jawahar Educational Society and Neyveli Telugu Samithi Educational Academy, has been consistently faring well in JEE, bettering its performance every year. Since its inception in 2005, as many as 230 students of the total 297 cleared the examinations and joined various IITs and National Institutes of Technology (NITs).
Three of the 13 students cleared the competitive entrance examinations in 2007, four of 29 students in 2008, seven of 30 students in 2009, 13 of 30 students in 2010, 16 of 71 students in 2011 and 25 of 63 students in 2012.
“We will be giving extensive coaching to the students who cleared main examination. The coaching will extend for three weeks, one week each for a subject, and we will allot one hour every day during the crash course to clarify the doubts of the students to clarify. The crash course will conclude with four model tests,” said Neyveli Telugu Samithi Educational Academy secretary Sheik Abdul Rahman.
The management has invited experts from New Delhi, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Kota to handle crash course.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) chairman and managing director B Surender Mohan honoured the 61 students at a function held on Monday.
Further he said the management would extend video conferencing facilities in the school from the academic year 2014-15 to help the students interact with resource persons across the country and clarify their doubts.