39 students from Aakash BYJU test preparatory services qualified for the Orientation Cum Selection camp (OCSC) of the prestigious Indian National Olympiad (INO) in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Junior Science, and for the Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad (APMO) / International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (APMO/IMOTC).
The examination is organized by the Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences in association with the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) and the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE). Each year over 30,000 students of 12th Standard or below, sit for these examinations.
A total of 13 students Qualified for OCSC-Biology, 8 students for Astronomy, 3 each for Physics and Chemistry, 7 students for Junior Science, 4 students for APMO/IMOTC, including 1 student for EGMOTC and 1 student Qualified for Astronomy-Junior. This year a whopping 201 students of Aakash BYJU’S qualified for various INOs.
Congratulating the students on the impressive results, Abhishek Maheshwari, Chief Executive Officer, Aakash BYJU’S said: “We are very proud of our students who have qualified for OCSC/IMOTC. This will be a confidence-boosting step for them toward achieving their NEET/JEE dreams. The credit goes to the hard work put in by our students, their parents and the Aakash faculties aided by the quality test preparation imparted at the institute. I wish the students all the best for their future endeavours.”
There is a designated statewide quota for INOs according to which the students are selected for the next stage. On the basis of their performance in INO, approximately 30-35 top students on the merit list have been selected for OCSC/IMOTC. For Science Olympiads, the student undergoes some theoretical and experimental sessions in the camp. The selected member Indian team undergoes a rigorous training programme at HBCSE in theory and experiments. Special laboratories have been developed at HBCSE for the purpose of experimental training. For Mathematical Olympiad, several tests are held during the training camp to provide orientation to students for IMO, followed by 8-10 days of rigorous training in Pre-Departure (PDC) for the selected team. Resource persons from HBCSE and different institutions across the country train qualified students.
The Olympiad programme culminates with the participation of Indian students (4-6 in each subject) in the International Olympiads.
Aakash BYJU aims to help students in their quest to achieve academic success. It has a centralized in-house process for curriculum and content development and faculty training and monitoring, led by its National Academic Team. Over the years, students from Aakash BYJU’S have proven selection track records in various Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams, Competitive exams and Olympiads.
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Aakash BYJU’S provides comprehensive test preparatory services for students preparing for Medical (NEET) and Engineering Entrance Examinations (JEE), School/Board Exams and Competitive Exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and Olympiads. The “Aakash” brand is associated with quality coaching and a proven student selection track record in various Medical (NEET) and JEE/Engineering Entrance Examinations, Scholarship exams & Olympiads.
With over 34 years of operational experience in the test preparatory industry, the company has a large number of selections in Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams and several Foundation level Scholarship exams/Olympiads, a pan India network of 325+ Aakash BYJU’S Centers (including franchisee), and an annual student count of more than 2,75,000.
The Aakash group has investments from Think & Learn Pvt Ltd (BYJU’S) as well as by the world’s largest Private Equity firm Blackstone.