June 9, 2018
Our Govt’s professional coaching for SC/ST students has yielded great results: Mamata Banerjee
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, through a Facebook post today, congratulated the scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) students who achieved ranks in the State Joint Entrance and NEET examinations after getting coached at specialised centres set up by the State Government.
She wrote, “The unique initiative of our government to provide high-end professional coaching to SC/ST students for engineering and medical entrance examinations have yielded great results.”
According to her post, out of the 939 students who took coaching this year, 348 SC and 76 ST students achieved ranks in the Joint Entrance Examination for engineering courses, including 95 in the top 1,000, while 125 qualified for medical courses through NEET.
“My heartiest congratulations and best wishes to all of them,” she wrote.
The Chief Minister further said that the Government is already taking steps to expand the specialised coaching arrangement so that more and more students can benefit from it and get placed in professional courses.
Click here to read Mamata Banerjee’s Facebook post