Avanti Fellows, an education nonprofit in collaboration with Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India, has yet again helped its students achieve stellar results in the JEE examination. Out of 271 students who appeared for the JEE Mains, 170 students have qualified. 52 students scored more than 90 percentile.
Avanti runs the largest system-wide interventions for Math and Science learning in government schools in India. Avanti offers a two-year coaching for the students where they provide access to study materials, books and electronic gadgets that will help the learning process become seamless and engaging. Apart from the training, Avanti provides the students with mentors who help them with their curriculum and guide them on best practices for clearing competitive examinations.
Avanti Fellows has been writing the success stories of several students over the last decade through intricate programs that are designed to focus on the student’s capabilities and help them maximize on that with the access to the best possible resources. Bhuvan Gowda from Karnataka who studied in JNV Doddaballapur till class 10th was selected for 2 years JEE coaching in JNV Pondicherry. Teachers followed a systematic pattern and way of teaching which helped him to deep dive into the concepts and understand well. The access to high quality teaching materials, digital devices as well as guided assistance has enabled him to score 99.75% in the JEE Mains.
Speaking of the achievement, Vandana Goyal, Executive Trustee, Avanti Fellows said, “We are thrilled about the performance of the students and the hard work they put in to achieve the results. Our motivation is to put our students on a different life path, with access to the nation’s best colleges and career options, enabled by the teaching and support they receive from the Avanti team and its partners .”
Over the last 10 years, Avanti has consistently achieved a qualifying percentage of over 50% on the JEE Mains with 38.7% going on to clear the JEE Advanced
In the year 2019, 369 students appeared for the JEE Mains out of which 200 students qualified and 65 students scored more than 90 percentile. In 2018, 200 students out of the 365 students who appeared for the exams qualified and in 2017, the numbers for qualifying students were 124 out of 186 students who wrote the examination. In 2016, 90 students appeared for JEE out of which 56 students qualified.
In Pondicherry, 118 students have appeared in the JEE Mains over the last five years and 117 students out of them have qualified the examination making the pass percentage over the last five years, 99.15.
In the year 2020, 79 students appeared for the JEE Advanced out of which 40 qualified. The highest score achieved was 194. The qualifying percentage for Avanti Fellows students appearing for JEE Advanced in 2020 has been 50.63%. The qualification percentage for students across India who appeared for the JEE Advanced was 28% for this year. Pondicherry has the highest qualification rate amongst students being 89.6%.
In the last four years, the qualifying percentage for students appearing for JEE Advanced has been 52.6 (2016), 32.7 (2017), 25.7 (2018) and 31.9% (2019).
Due to the pandemic, Avanti launched the Sankalp YouTube channel, for Hindi Medium government school students in Class 9-12, built in collaboration with government school teachers and pedagogical experts in India and at Harvard University. Avanti also announced free live classes on the Sankalp YouTube channel for class 9-12. The JNV students have been attending classes on Zoom; the students who recently cleared the exams, spent 6 months preparing virtually.