Seeing the excellent performances of the students of Navodaya Vidyalaya (NV) in 10th and 12th board exams and particularly in JEE Advanced and NEET exams Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar applauded their performace.
The minister noted that out of 14183 NV students who appeared for the NEET 2017 exam, 11875 successfully qualified the exam and out of the qualified students more than 7000 have already been placed in the medical colleges.
A statement from the HRD ministry said "Navodaya Vidyalayas have already become a brand for quality education and the recent successes have further enhanced its brand".
NEET exam is conducted for the admissions to medical and dental colleges of the nation and JEE advanced is one of the toughest exams in the nation for getting admissions into the BTech courses in IITs, NITs and IISCs.
Applauding the performance of the NV's children in the national level exam Javadekar also directed the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) to take appropriate measures to adopt the solar energy in the all NVs and suggested that they should seek the help of the Ministry of Power in the process.
He also directed the Samiti to conduct a study of positive impacts of
- Student-Teacher living together
- Teachers living together in school campus
- Health improvement of children
He also appreciated the efforts of the Samiti in filling up all the vacant posts of the teachers in north eastern region.