UDAAN - CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
Udaan is a project launched by CBSE under guidance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, to address the low enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutions and the teaching gap between school education & engineering entrance examination. The effort is to enrich the teaching & learning of Science and Mathematics at School level by addressing the three dimensions of education - curriculum design, transaction and assessments. The objective is to provide a platform that empowers the girl students, facilitate their aspiration of joining the prestigious engineering institutions and take important role in development/ progress of the country in future. Under this program, students are provided free offline / online resources through virtual weekend contact classes and study material on preloaded tablet while studying in Class XI and Class XII for preparation of admission test to various premier engineering colleges in the country.
To address the challenge of low enrolment of girls in technical education institutes.
To enable and empower the girl students to fulfill their aspiration of technical education.
To minimize the gap between school education & engineering entrance examination.
To enrich and enhance teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics at seniorsecondary level.
Udaan is designed to provide a comprehensive platform to deserving girl students who aspire to pursue higher education in engineering and support them to prepare for the entrance examinations while studying in Classes XI and XII.
The following are the salient features of this program -
Free of cost support for Girl students of Classes XI and XII.
Provision of preparatory material through an online portal.
Availability of tutorials, videos lectures and study material.
Organization of Virtual contact classes at 60 designated city centres.
Free of cost pre-loaded tablets.
Assessments designed to provide useful feedback on learning.
Remedial steps to correct learning.
Peer learning and mentoring opportunities for meritorious students.
Motivation sessions with students/parents.
Student helpline services to clarify doubts, monitor student learning and support technology.
Constant monitoring and tracking of student progress with feedback to parents.
Intensive face to face program for focused group students to further enrich their preparedness for JEE (Mains) & JEE (Advanced).
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
Indian citizen residing in India.
Girl students enrolled in Class XI in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics stream
Minimum 70% marks in Class X overall and 80% marks in Science and Mathematics; for Boards which follow CGPA, a minimum CGPA of 8 and a GPA of 9 in Science and Mathematics.
The annual family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs per annum<
Reservation as per JEE (Advanced) OBC (NCL) - 27 % , SC 15 % , ST 7.5 % PWD 3 % of seats in every category
All girl students studying in class XI only from KVs/ NVs/Government schools of any recognized Board in India/ CBSE affiliated Private Schools.
The selection of the students will be based on merit and will be considered against the city chosen by the candidate for the weekly virtual contact classes.
Reference website : http://cbseacademic.in
For any clarification e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call at 011-23214737
For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : UDAAN 2016 - 17