The Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions (TTWREIs) and Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions (TSWREIs) students have scripted history by clearing the JEE Mains, 2019 and have now advanced for the JEE Advanced which will take place this month. What makes the feat lauded is that not just one or two, but nearly 506 students have cracked the JEE Mains.
Congratulating the students, Dr RS Praveen Kumar, secretary of the institutions, said, “The current year’s results remain a golden lettered moment. The entire credit goes to the teachers and principals for their hard work and dedication”. He went on to thank chief minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao for helping the marginalised students under the KG-PG schemes. “Under the KG-PG Mission, the government is providing free long-term coaching facilities to poor students on par with the corporate institutions, besides nutritious food and coaching materials free,” the secretary added.
The state government runs the social welfare institutions – (TTWREIS) (TSWREIS) – for students belonging from SC and ST communities. Out of 506 students who cleared the exam, 307 hail from social welfare residential institutions and 199 from tribal welfare institutions. On the other side, 22 social welfare and 13 tribal welfare students have qualified in the open category.
Rajnikesh Vardhan of Gowlidoddi secured 203 marks out of 360 with 98.41 percentile. Korra Mahesh of Rajendra Nagar, bagged all India 410 rank in the ST category with 95.3 percentile. While Azmeera Mahesh of Rajendra Nagar College clinched all India 486 rank in the ST category. L Tejaswini and K Priyason scored 93.4 and 93.62 percentile respectively.