10,500 Students To Get Admission In 80 Jharkhand Govt-Run Schools Of Excellence
The government has announced that out of the 41,000 applicants, approximately 10,590 have been accepted for admission to the 12,000 available seats in 80 government-run Schools of Excellence in Jharkhand. These schools were inaugurated on May 2 by Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, with the aim of providing high-quality English-medium education comparable to private schools.
According to a statement from the Chief Minister's Secretariat on Monday, 10,590 students have been declared successful for admission to the Schools of Excellence. Out of the total seats available, 11,936, 7,499 students have been admitted to classes one, six, and nine.
The number of applications received for admission to these government-run Schools of Excellence exceeded 41,000, which is 345 percent higher than the total number of seats available. These 80 institutes are part of the government's initiative to provide quality education to 15 lakh children studying in government schools. The government also plans to establish 325 block-level schools and 4,091 gram panchayat-level model schools in the second phase.
In April, ten students from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) in Khunti district, which is a government project aimed at reducing gender disparities in rural areas and disadvantaged communities, qualified in the JEE (Mains) examination.
The National Center for School Leadership provided online training to principals of the 80 Schools of Excellence in two phases. These schools will provide vocational training in eleven trades, as previously announced by the government. The trades include agriculture, IT, ITES, apparel and make-up, home furnishing, media and entertainment, automotive, tourism and hospitality, beauty and wellness, multi-skilling, electronics and hardware, retail, and healthcare.