TNN | Posted January 27, 2024 11:56 AM
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to partner with coaching centres in order to provide free NEET and JEE coaching to around 100 meritorious students from the Delhi government schools and the Navyug schools. NDMC will run a two-year integrated class for students of Class XI.
According to a news agency, “Around 50 students each will be enrolled for coaching for JEE and NEET. This means that in the first year, 100 students will be enrolled for JEE-NEET coaching and the numbers will start increasing in the subsequent year.
The coaching centre will conduct a screening test after which students will be selected for free JEE and NEET assistance. One of the coaching officials said the coaching institute cannot make any distinction between students shortlisted through the scheme and students enrolled directly. The institute will provide study material and conduct mock tests, and psychology sessions through reputed psychologists to the students.
The council has invited bids from coaching institutes to start the classes, on some conditions such as; the coaching should have at least one centre running in Delhi, preferably around the NDMC area, with all requisite infrastructure such as premises, library, etc.
The step has been taken to provide a level playing field to meritorious and deserving students.