Srinagar, Sep 30: Kashmir Institute of Excellence (KIE) pioneers in innovative coaching and a household name in the valley Thursday announced a first of its kind mega scholarship drive to help students in their studies and achieve their career goals.
KIE announces scholarship drive, 525 deserving students to get free coaching
In order to select 525 deserving students for scholarship, KIE will conduct a valley wide test for various classes and competitive examinations, in a phased manner on district wise basis. Among the selected candidates, 150 students will get free coaching for NEET/JEE, 175 in class 11, 150 in class 12, 25 each for Class 9 and class 10. 15% quota will be reserved for Economically Weaker Sections of the society. The full process of selection including registration, dates and venue will be made public soon. The management of the Institute appealed to the media to join hands with KIE in this social initiative so that it gets wide publicity and our student community gets benefited,” they said.
Reacting strongly to recent news in the media, the institute vehemently denied any merger of KASHMIR INSTITUTE OF EXCELLENCE (KIE) with any other entity.
The Institute is fully geared for disruption if any caused by another lockdown. The Institute has built a robust digital platform to help students and educational institutes to impart seamless education. All our programmes shall be in sync with new education policy,” an official of the KIE said.
To further help the students and educational institutes in Kashmir, KIE is in the process of signing MOU with President Private School association so that Private Schools can benefit from Digital expertise of KIE and impart hassle free and disruption free education to students,” the official said.
G N Var President Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) who was also present on the occasion welcomed the initiative taken by KIE to offer free coaching to students. He said KIE has taken a lead in fulfilling its social responsibility. He also appealed other coaching institutes to follow the suit and provide scholarships to deserving candidates, so that the quality education reaches to majority of students.