28 students from Army's 'Kashmir Super 40' clear IIT Mains Exam 2017
Srinagar : A total of 28 students (26 boys and 2 girls) from Army's 'Kashmir Super 40' in Srinagar have cleared the recently held IIT Mains Exams 2017.
The coaching was an army's initiative to help youth prepare for the exams.
This year’s result has broken all past records under the initiative, an army spokesperson told Hindustan Times.
"Achieving a success rate of 78%, the result of Army’s Kashmir Super-40 is at par with the best IIT coaching centres in the country," he said.
"Conducted in Srinagar by the army’s training partner, Centre for Social Responsibility and Learning (CSRL) and Petronet LNG, since 2013, this year’s performance was the best with 28 selections. Nine of those who cracked the exam are from south Kashmir, 10 from north Kashmir, seven from Kargil / Ladakh and two from the Jammu region," the spokesperson added.