In order to unravel the hidden talents, FIITJEE, the nation’s premier institute for IIT-JEE training on Friday announced the Maharashtra Science Talent Search Exam (MSTSE) 2014 for class VIII, IX and X students aspiring for a seat in IITs and NITs. The MSTSE will be conducted on March 30 (Sunday) in Maharashtra at as many as 27 centres, including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Latur, Lonavala, Kolhapur, Solapur. To support these talented minds, FIITJEE will also help them financially by waiving-off the tuition fee.
FIITJEE, a socially responsible organisation aims to help these serious JEE aspirants realise their dreams through this examination and based on their performance, it will help them know their chances of success in securing a seat in the IITs through the Rank Potential Index obtained in MSTSE.
A total of 1050 students (350 each for Class VIII, IX and X) – out of these 350 students in each class, 250 for FIITJEE Centres in Greater Mumbai (Andheri, Chembur, Dadar, Kandivali, Navi Mumbai, Sion, Thane, Jalgaon, Kalyan, Tarapur (Boisar) & Nashik, 50 for FIITJEE Nagpur Centre (Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Chandrapur, Wardha and Bhandara and 50 for FIITJEE Pune Centre (Pune, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Jalna, Latur, Lonavala, Kolhapur, Osmanabad, Sangli, Solapur and Wai – will be selected through MSTSE-2014 Exam and 20 per cent of these seats will be reserved for students studying in Marathi medium schools.
There is no fee for appearing in MSTSE and is completely free for all the class VIII, IX and X students of Maharashtra. The Test Paper will be in English as well as in Marathi language. Student can opt for paper in the language of his / her choice. “The Maharashtra Science Talent Search Exam is another unique initiative by FIITJEE to unravel the hidden talents and FIITJEE will support these talented minds,” informed Mohit Sardana, Director & Head of Mumbai Territory, FIITJEE Ltd, while addressing a press conference at The Press Club, Mumbai.
This exam, according to Mr Rajini Kumar, Centre Head, Mumbai, FIITJEE Ltd, is of paramount importance to all the JEE aspirants as well as others who aim to succeed in the Boards, IITs, and other competitive exams as, based on their performance, they will know their Rank Potential Index for IIT-JEE and Success Potential Index for other significant exams. “This will, further, help them evaluate better as to where they stand in terms of competitive merit, what more they have to do to achieve and how well they have to prepare for it to secure a seat in IITs,” he informed.
Mr Kumar pointed out that FIITJEE has always been preparing students in a fundamental way, teaching in a comprehensive way so that students do well in IIT-JEE (irrespective of the pattern), Boards, NTSE, KVPY, Olympiads and other engineering entrance exams. “A total of 11 students if FIITJEE Mumbai centre have recently been awarded scholarship through KVPY 2013,” he added.
The serious students vying for success with a good rank in the IITs and the other competitive entrance exams will not only get an in-depth expert feedback on their preparation, but also will get opportunities, guidance and suggestions to plug loopholes, clear stumbling blocks, strengthen their competitive skills and raise their IQ by joining FIITJEE’s classroom program. “It provides crucial inputs during their preparatory stage for JEE and any other competitive exam and they will address various important aspects related to Planning Study Schedules, Time Management Techniques, Answering Tactics and Revision Strategies to optimise their performance on the exam day,” Mr Kumar stated.
FIITJEE has a pool of more than 1300 very competent full-time faculty ensuring highly effective teachers in all the subjects throughout the students’ studies.
FIITJEE has decided to give 100 per cent fee waivers tuition fee for FIITJEE Programs. Students will have to pay only the applicable Program Fee while enrolling for classroom program at FIITJEE, 2016. They will also get Hostel fee concession upto 100 per cent.
It is apparent that Top students will be getting adequate support (Fee Waivers on various course fee heads) for joining FIITJEE Program for IIT-JEE / Other Competitive Entrance Exams preparation.