Besides securing top position in IIT-JEE Advanced-2015 in the country, Madhya Pradesh’s seven tribal students studying in various government schools have also secured a berth for themselves in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
Besides, seven students from various tribal development blocks in the State have cleared JEE Advanced exam for year 2015, a Public Relation Department official said on Saturday.
Students of tribal areas in the State have met with success on such a large scale for the first time. Most importantly, none of these students underwent coaching in any coaching institute for this prestigious exam.
These seven students included Ajay Basuniya of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Dhar (290th rank), Madhu Rajan Kudape of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Mandla (388th rank), Pushpak Vaskale of Eklavya Model Higher Secondary School, Barwani (408th rank).
Himanshu Badwal of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Jhabua (469th rank), Sumit Arse of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Barwani (851st rank), Bablu Chouhan of Navodaya School Ojhar, district Barwani (874th rank), Kumar Panchweshwar of Excellence Higher Secondary School, Chhapara in Seoni district has also been selected for IIT. Among them Ajay, Madhu and Bablu are children of labourers.