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28 students of 'Super 30' institute crack IIT-JEE

Press Trust of India
Jun 21, 2013 at 10:58pm IST

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Carrying forward its legacy, 28 out of the 30 students of 'Super 30' institute have cracked the prestigious IIT entrance examination, results of which were declared on Friday.

'Super 30', a brainchild of noted mathematician Anand Kumar founded in 2002, provides free of cost IIT coaching to students belonging to economically weaker sections of the society.

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The students are also provided with free fooding and lodging.

28 students of 'Super 30' institute crack IIT-JEE

28 students of 'Super 30' institute crack IIT-JEE entrance

"The 28 students of Super 30 who cleared the IIT-JEE (Advanced) are all children who belong to deprived section of the society," Kumar said.

"Many a time my family had to go without food," said an emotional Rampyare, a labourer from Uttar Pradesh whose son Bhanu made it to the IITs with the help of 'Super 30'.

Pranav Kumar from Samastipur, son a landless farmer, was also among the 28 lucky students along with Ankit from Hajipur, who lost his father last year in a road mishap, and Abhishek Kumar, whose father is a mechanic.

"Somehow, I got to know of Super 30 and managed to clear its screening test. Here, I seemed to have found my new father, as Anand Sir and his family looked after me in such a way that I never felt like being away from home," Ankit said.

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