Mangaluru, Jun 12: In a remarkable feat, students of CFAL (Centre for Advanced Learning) has secured the first, second and third rank in Mangaluru in the prestigious entrance examination JEE-Advanced this year. Shashanka Katta is the first rank holder in Mangaluru, Bhavish K second and Adithya Upadhyaya the third rank holder in Mangaluru.
JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced are the two stages involved with the selection process of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). Out of around 12 lac students who appeared for JEE-main this year, 2,21,427 students were selected to write JEE-advanced 2017, among whom 159,540 wrote the exam on May 21. Among them, 50,455 students have qualified in all categories. As many as 25 students from CFAL have qualified.
Performance in this examination forms the basis for admission into bachelors, integrated masters, and dual degree programmes (entry at 10+2 level) in the IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM). A total of 10,957seats are available to 23 IITs and ISMs. Apart from IITs, the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research; Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli; Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Visakhapatnam; and the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, will also admit students based on their scores in the JEE (Advanced).
CFAL student achievers:
Since its inception in 2009, Centre for Advanced Learning (CFAL) has been bringing tremendous success to the Mangaluru region. With over 95 of its students having been selected for IIT entrance exams from 2011 to 2017, CFAL has consistently had the highest student selection from Mangaluru.
CFAL training comprises over 1,400 hours of classroom training, unique course material, periodic tests and mock exams spread over two years.
Principal Severine Rosario said that constant monitoring and mentoring by experienced and dedicated teachers, uncompromising academic quality, and individual attention students get, have contributed to this phenomenal success. CFAL teaches maths and science to students in a fun and interesting manner enabling children to lay a solid foundation. With this strong foundation, students are able to ace in highly competitive math and science exanimations.
Note: IITs earmark 14% special quota for girls from 2018. In order to address the decline of women candidates at the premier engineering institutions of the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology have decided to admit more women from the 2018 academic session. The decision was taken at the Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the IITs on Saturday. The board approved a quota of supernumerary (over and above the actual intake) seats for women in a phased manner, reaching up to 20% by 2026.
CFAL is located inBejai- Kapikad, Mangaluru.