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26 of Patna’s Super-30 institute students crack IIT-JEE

Super-30 was started in 2002 and is run by mathematician Anand Kumar.

Super-30 was started in 2002 and is run by mathematician Anand Kumar.   | Photo Credit: Ranjeet Kumar

Super-30 coaching institute has been coaching underprivileged children to enter the IIT.

Twenty six out of 30 students from Super-30 coaching institute in Patna have cracked the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), whose results were declared on Sunday.

“This year, the result of Super-30 is a bit less than 100%. 26 out of 30 students have cracked IIT-JEE but still I’m happy for the students and their families”, founder of Super-30 and mathematician Anand Kumar told The Hindu.

The institute, since its inception in 2002, has been coaching underprivileged children to enter the IIT, even giving them free food and accommodation.

A total of 422 students out of 480 from Super-30 coaching institute have qualified in IIT-JEE since it was started. For the last four years, all 30 students from Super-30 qualified.

Mr. Kumar has been featured in several national and international magazines, newspapers and documentaries for his work. His younger brother Pranav Kumar, mother and other family members help him run the institute. Recently, a Bollywood a biopic titled Super-30 starring Hrithik Roshan was announced.

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