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17 students from ONGC Super 30, Assam crack IIT-JEE

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SIVASAGAR, June 15: ONGC Super 30, Assam’s students stole the show again with 17 out of 27 candidates qualifying in the JEE main and advanced. Out of the 17 candidates, eight have qualified in the JEE Advanced and nine have qualified for JEE Main for admission into IITs and NITs of the country. After cracking this highly competitive exam, all these students have now become eligible for admission into Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and NITs of the country.

Parama Chirang, a tive of Sivasagar district secured an all-India rank of 43 in his respective category. “It’s really a dream come true, I owe this success to the training at ONGC Super 30, Assam,”said Chirang. He now aspires to join IIT, Guwahati.

Mas Pratim Deuri and Vikram Doley, both secured an all-India rank of 146 in their respective categories. Hailing from very remote areas of Sivasagar district, both of them were planning to continue general education in a neighbourhood college.

Pritom Saikia, Uddip th, Krishkanta Pegu, Sushankar Sur and Medini Mohan Doley also qualified in the JEE Advanced. Everyone said that the training at ONGC Super 30, Assam had changed their course of life.  They all are now looking forward to join IITs with great zeal and enthusiasm.

While congratulating the successful engineering aspirants, Budhin Deuri, ED, ONGC, Asset Mager, Assam Asset said that as a responsible corporate citizen it was a humble initiative of ONGC to support the bright yet underprivileged students from the margilized strata of the society to crack the prestigious entrance exam JEE. Deuri further said that the result gives a clear indication that students from Assam, especially from ONGC, Assam Asset’s operatiol areas, have immense potential to compete with the best in the country.

“What is more important is to provide them the right platform”, Deuri added. While motivating the others who could not make it to IITs/NITs this year, he said that no success was fil and failure was not fatal, it was the courage to continue that counted. ONGC, Assam Asset had instituted this CSR project, ONGC Super 30, in 2013, under which, each year, 30 students of economically underprivileged families are provided 11 months free residential coaching for IIT-JEE and other engineering entrance examitions. The ONGC Super 30 project is wholly supported by ONGC, India’s flagship Maharat Company.