April 2017, New Delhi: Simar Preet Singh Saluja, studying with FIITJEE Punjabi Bagh Centre since Class VI emerged as the Delhi NCR Topper in SA Segment (i.e. Class XI segment) with an All India Rank 10. Earlier Simarpreet had emerged as Delhi State Topper in NTSE, Stage 1. He has already qualified NTSE and JSTSE and now KVPY.
Overall, 168 students from FIITJEE Delhi – NCR centres (both SA & SX segment combined) have qualified in Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) 2016-17. All of them were enrolled in Long term Classroom Program at respective FIITJEE centres. These students have demonstrated exemplary scholastic brilliance through their hard efforts and dedication.
The “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana” is an ongoing program started by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to encourage students to take up research careers in the field of Science & Technology. The aim of KVPY program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research. This program strives to assist the students to realize their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is tapped for research and development in the country.
Thousands of class XIth and XIIth students from across India had appeared in the exam. All students who have qualified in KVPY Stage II will be awarded Fellowship that act as an encouragement and motivation for them to pursue a subject of their liking.
Generous scholarships are provided (up to the pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students.
Mr. Partha Halder, Centre Head, FIITJEE Punjabi Bagh Centre, said, "It is a proud moment for all of us here at FIITJEE. This is the 3rd consecutive year in which we have produced “Delhi State Topper” in KVPY.” “Systematic coaching along with focussed approach is vital for cracking these competitive titles. Student’s hard work clubbed with parental & family support holds the key; my heartiest congratulations to all the stake holders."
The KVPY written examination was conducted in November 2016 followed by Interview in the month of February 2017 and the Results were declared on 31st March 2017.
FIITJEE’s Long Term Classroom Program prepares students for IIT-JEE (JEE Advanced & JEE Main), excellence in board exams, NTSE, KVPY, Senior & Junior Science Olympiads, Mathematics Olympiad, JSTSE and other engineering entrance exams.