Attempts to replicate Bihar model

A group of educationists will train meritorious Muslim students


According to the Sachar Committee Report, of the total candidates just about 1.7 per cent of Muslim students gain admissions in all the IITs put together.

To encourage and train the students of minority community, a group of professionals and educationists have joined hands to provide the essential training and scholarship for the handpicked meritorious Muslim students.

Inspired by Abhayanand, Additional Director General of Police - Bihar, who took time from his profession to  teach Physics to the poor and academically excellent students in Patna, Lead-Rahmani 30, the non- profit and non-governmental organisation has come forward to choose meritorious SSLC students from Karnataka, for a career in IITs.

Entrance test
Lead-Rahmani 30 is an initiative to identify the tenth standard students in Karnataka who are keen on taking the IIT-Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE) examination 2012. The 30 Muslim students will be chosen through a State-wide entrance test, followed by an interview.

Tanveer Ahmed, District Coordinator, Bangalore Urban and Rural, Lead-Rahmani 30, said the selected students will be offered scholarship and admission into first year PUC at AL Ameen PU College in Bangalore.

“Lead Trust, will provide needy and deserving students with scholarships to meet their expenses related to food, accommodation, training, books, study materials for the two years, during which they would also prepare for PUC and IIT-JEE. Students will also be trained simultaneously for Common Entrance Test (CET) and All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE),” Tanveer added.

Selection process
Free applications will be available with all district co-ordination and can also be downloaded from www.leadtrust.in. The common written test for Lead-Rahmani 30 will be held in various centres across Karnataka on April 18, at 10.30 am.
The list of centres and the sample question papers for the written test is available in the website. The interview or call letters will be sent speed post or students will be informed through phone call  by district co-ordinators.
District Co-ordinator for Bangalore Urban and Rural (Tanveer Ahmed, 80950 80971).
DH News Service

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