Super 30

  • After cracking IITJee, poor students now struggle for counselling fee June 22, 2014

    For students from underprivileged families, who studied at Super 30 and cracked the IITJEE advance examination this year, the next hurdle is to arrange Rs.60,000 as counselling fee, following which they will be admitted to a college. Three days after the sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers, vendors,...
  • Children of cobbler, labourers crack IIT exam with help from Super 30 June 20, 2014

    The sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers and a landless farmer, among others, have cracked the highlycompetitive IITJEE exam this year thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. Wards of poorest of the poor comprise 27 of the 30 students of the Super 30...
  • Super 30 does it again, 27 out of 30 EWS students qualify for IITs June 19, 2014

    Keeping up its reputation, Super 30 of mathematician Anand Kumar has again excelled in JEE advance result which was declared on Thursday with 27 out of its 30 students, all from poor background cracking the exam. Among the successful ,this year, are children of cobbler,roadside vendors and grocer. With tears in...
  • Top US officials visit Anand Kumar's 'Super 30' in Bihar, laud the concept June 18, 2014

    Top US officials in India on Tuesday visited the Super 30 Academy and appreciated the innovative idea of mathematician Anand Kumar of helping students from humble background to qualify entrance tests for premier engineering institutions. Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy Michael Pelletier and Consul General Helen G LaFave went...
  • 'Super 30' fame Anand Kumar seeks six chances for IITs like UPSC June 2, 2014

    Mathematician Anand Kumar on Monday urged the union government to give six chances in joint entrance examination for IITs as it is in the case of civil services examination. This would provide a levelplaying field for candidates appearing for the IIT entrance examinations, he said in a letter to Union HRD...
  • Super 30 hero Anand Kumar seeks extra chance in IITJEE like UPSC February 11, 2014

    Buoyed by UPSC's decision to provide additional two chances to aspirants across all categories, mathematician Anand Kumar of Super 30 fame on Tuesday urged for a similar opportunity in examination for qualifying in IITs. "This shall also be extended to Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)," he said in a statement. Kumar has been...
  • Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar November 17, 2013

    Describing the education system in the country as 'richoriented', founder of Patnabased 'Super 30' Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system. Opposing the twotier entrance examination of the IIT, he said even...
  • Research on coaching center Super 30 reveals its education has lead to social transition October 24, 2013

    A joint project by University of East London and TISS on Super 30, an institute that helps underprivileged children crack IIT exam, has found how education could be used for social transition. Super 30 run by noted mathematician Anand Kumar has the distinction of preparing children from poor section of society...
  • Tokyo university offers scholarship to two students of coaching centre Super 30 September 11, 2013

    Impressed with remarkable performance of Super 30, Japan's Tokyo university on Wednesday offered scholarship to two students of the group run by mathematician Anand Kumar to study there. The offer was made by a team of Tokyo university that visited Super 30 in Patna to have face-to-face interaction with students and...
  • News briefs: Private hospitals to provide free treatment to BPL families in Guna August 6, 2013

    Three private hospitals in the city have decided to provide free treatment to families below the poverty line (BPL). These hospitals will also provide smart cards to the BPL families. According to the health department officials, more than one lakh BPL families in the district will be provided with the...
  • Bihar: 28 students of 'Super 30' gets through IITJEE June 23, 2013

    Patna: A labourer, a landless farmer, a mechanic, a small shopkeeper and a driver are among the proud parents of children who cracked the highlycompetitive IITJEE exam this year, thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. This year, 28 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30...
  • 'Barfi' director plans a film on Bihar's 'Super 30' September 19, 2012

    Patna: Basking in the glory of Ranbir Kapoorstarrer 'Barfi!', based on a strong narrative, Bollywood director Anurag Basu is now said to be set to helm an issuebased film on Bihar's innovative educational coaching institute 'Super 30', and its founder Anand Kumar. For the last 10 years, Kumar has been grooming...
  • Super 30's IIT-JEE success story brings joy again May 18, 2012

    Patna: A daily wage labourer, a security guard, a grocer, a marginal farmer and a truck mechanic are among the proud fathers whose sons have cracked the highly-competitive IIT-JEE exam this year, thanks to Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. This year, 27 of the 30...
  • 27/30: Bihar's Super 30 shines again in IIT-JEE May 18, 2012

    Patna: In another big score, 27 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) this year, its director said on Friday. "It is again good news that this year, 27 out of...
  • Bihar: Policemen provide alternative to Naxals April 30, 2012

    Kaimur: Some young Naxal cadres, who till very recently, were part of the armed movement, are now training with the state police force in Bihar. This has happened because of an initiative called Naxal Super 30, launched by the Kaimur district police. A total of 30 tribal youths are now a...
  • Ranbir Kapoor to play Super 30s' Anand Kumar? January 18, 2012

    Patna: After inspiring Amitabh Bachchan's character in Aarakshan, mathematician Anand Kumar of the Super 30 fame is set to get a full-fledged movie based on his life. With Ranbir Kapoor playing the Anand on screen, sources claim that the movie will be directed by Anurag Basu. Super 30 is an initiative...
  • 'IIT exam panel behind poor student quality' October 5, 2011

    Patna: Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel for the poor quality of students making the cut, a concern voiced by Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy. Anand Kumar said if poor...
  • Abhyanand of Super 30 fame appointed Bihar DGP August 24, 2011

    Patna: The Bihar government appointed Abhayanand, senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 1977 batch as the next Director General of Police. Abhayanand, presently the Additional Director General of Police, Training, will take over from the incumbent DGP Neelmani upon his superannuation on August 31, Home Secretary Amir Subhani said in...
  • 24 of Bihar's Super 30 crack IIT-JEE 2011 May 25, 2011

    Patna: Twenty-four students from underprivileged sections, of the total 30, have this time made it to the IIT-JEE from the 'Super 30' founded by mathematics wizard Anand Kumar. With this the total number of Super 30 students, having qualified for the IIT-JEE in the last nine years, have gone upto 236,...
  • Bihar's free coaching centre impresses Cameron December 14, 2010

    Patna: Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron was all ears when Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's Super 30 free coaching centre for students, narrated the real life stories of hope that his institute has generated year after year. "Cameron told me it was amazing to listen to my real life stories of hope....
  • Zindagi Live: Meet 'Super Guru' Anand Kumar November 27, 2010

    Anand Kumar runs an institute where he helps poor talented students with free food and coaching to achieve their dream of making it to the IITs. ...
  • Bihar's Super 30 hits international headlines June 1, 2010

    Patna With visits from foreign media teams and extensive features written about it, Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30, all of whose students have cracked the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) for the third consecutive year, has drawn the attention of the international media. The institute selects talented students...
  • Son of poor Bihar farmer cracks IIT-JEE May 26, 2010

    Patna: The IIT-JEE 2010 results were announced on Wednesday and 30 of those who made it come from Super 30, Patna's well-known IIT coaching centre. It's a proud moment for Sarvesh Kumar, walking proudly in his house to seek the blessings of his parents. Sarvesh has cracked the IIT-JEE. His family...
  • Bihar's Super 30 in Time magazine best list May 14, 2010

    Patna: Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps economically backward students crack the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has been selected by the Time magazine in the list of the Best of Asia 2010. "It is a matter of great pleasure that the Time magazine has included our...
  • Super 30 scores 100 per cent in IIT-JEE May 30, 2008

    Patna: All the 30 students enrolled in Super 30, an innovative coaching institute in Bihar, have passed the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) this year, the institute announced in Patna on Friday. It is the first time that Super 30 achieved 100 per cent success. "It is a...
  • Patna's Super 30 fulfills IIT dreams of poor students March 14, 2008

    Patna: Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Abhayanand and his partner and math whiz Anand Kumar run a coaching institute in Patna for poor children. The institute prepares students for the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE) entrance test free of cost. The Ashok Rajpath street in Patna is home...
  • 28 of Bihar's Super 30 crack IIT-JEE June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Bihar's Super 30, which is a coaching institute in Patna, has seen 28 of its 30 students crack the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) 2007. Pranav Prince, who is the top ranker among the Super 30 aspirants, has secured AIR 162 and his mother works as a...