* 2020 numbers register a jump from 2019 when 366 students were selected.
* NTSE is a national level scholarship program to identify and nurture talented students for pursuing courses in Science and Social Science as well as professional courses like Medical and Engineering.
Ina stupendous result, 433 students from Aakash Institute, the national leader in test preparatory services, have qualified to be eligible for the NTSE 2020 scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships in the country. Witnessing a huge jump from last year number when 366 students had qualified.
Commenting on the impressive results, Mr Aakash Chaudhry, Managing Director, Aakash Educational Services Ltd, said: “The result this year has gone beyond all expectations. Congratulations to all our students who have performed well in the NTSE (Stage II) 2020. It is the result of the hard work put by the students, the support of their parents and the quality test preparation imparted at Aakash. I wish them all the best for the future.”
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. As on date, 2,000 scholarships are awarded in the country with reservation of 15 percent for SC, 7.5 percent for ST and 27 percent for other backward classes and 4 percent for a group of students with benchmark disabilities.
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. 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 a proven selection track record in various Medical & Engineering entrance exams and competitive exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and Olympiads.
About Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL)
Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) provides comprehensive test preparatory services for students preparing for Medical (NEET) and Engineering Entrance Examinations (JEE), School/Board Exams and Competitive Exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and Olympiads. The “Aakash” brand is associated with quality coaching and a proven student selection track record in various Medical (NEET) and JEE/Engineering Entrance Examinations, Scholarship exams & Olympiads.
With over 33 years of operational experience in the test preparatory industry, the company has a large number of selections in Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams and several Foundation level Scholarship exams/Olympiads, a pan India network of 200+ Aakash Centers (including franchisee), and an annual student count of more than 250,000.
The Aakash group has investment from Think & Learn Pvt Ltd (Byju's) as well as by world's largest Private Equity firm Blackstone.