Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Unprivileged students from Bihar visit IIT-G

Around 30 unprivileged students from Bihar, mostly belonging from farmer/daily wage worker’s families, have been selected for a four-day visit to IIT Guwahati campus.
According to a statement, the selection was conducted by National Level Common Entrance Examination (NLCEE) where a talent hunt exam across all the districts of Bihar was held on August 21, 2022 at around 280 exam centres in which more than 1.3 Lakh students from class 9th to graduation participated.
Organized by IITians, NITians, and IIM grads, National Level Common Entrance Examination is a National Level Common Entrance Examination owned and administered by Edvizo primarily to search talented candidates, provide recognition and exposure, and extend maximum support to the unprivileged and deserved through scholarships, so that more and more students can fulfill their dream of a better education.
“We are very proud of our students who have been shortlisted for this trip. The journey will be path-breaking as it will give them a high level of exposure. Such experiences will encourage the students in the holistic development of their careers and personalities. The trip to IIT-Guwahati will motivate students to pursue careers in Science and Technology and give them a first-hand experience of how the technology and teaching at IIT-Guwahati works,” NLCEE Central Coordinator, Suman Kumar Gunjan said.