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Farmer's boy secures highest marks in NE in IIT Mains

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent
Jorhat, April 28: Nilutpal Chakraborty of Ramrayakutir in Dhubri district completed the IIT mains examition from Oil India Super 30, Jorhat centre with highest marks among the successful candidates appearing from the north-eastern region. He secured 262 marks out of 360. Addressing a press conference at Jorhat Press Club on Thursday, the centre’s senior project mager Sukanya Bhardwaj said, “Nilitpal Chakraborty, resident of village Ramaraykutir, is among the 30 students of Oil India Super 30, Jorhat centre who have qualified for the IIT mains examition. He got 262 out of 360 marks. Out of 30 Oil India-sponsored students of the Jorhat centre run by the Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership, 24 have qualified in the IIT mains examition.” She also said Nilutpol completed 12th from Cotton College, Guwahati. His father is a farmer and Nilutpol was trained for 11 months in the Jorhat centre. She added that Oil India Super 30 is a very important project of Oil India Limited (OIL) for educatiol development of students belonging to economically backward families in the country. They select students through a diligent process of written test and interview from various Jawahar vodaya Vidyalayas and other government schools to provide free residential coaching to the students to appear in Joint Entrance Examition (JEE) every year. They have four such centres in Jorhat, Guwahati, Dibrugarh and Itagar in the north-eastern region where 30 students are enrolled in each centre for a period of 11 months. This year 92 out of 120 students of these four centres have been qualified in the IIT mains examition.

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