Super 30

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Super 30
Successful Super 30 students
Successful Super 30 students
Location
India Patna, India
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Type private
Established 2002
Founder Anand Kumar
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Super 30 is an Indian educational program that started in Patna, Bihar, India under the banner of 'Ramanujan School of Mathematics', by Anand Kumar. Established in 2002, the program selects 30 meritorious and talented candidates each year from economically backward sections of society and trains them for the IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for Indian Institute of Technology.[1] Time Magazine has selected mathematician Anand Kumar's school - Super 30 - in the list of Best of Asia 2010.,[2][3] Super 30 received praise from United States President Barack Obama's special envoy Rashad Hussain, who termed it the “best” institute in the country.[4] Newsweek Magazine has taken note of the initiative of mathematician Anand Kumar’s Super 30 and included his school in the list of four most innovative schools in the world.[5] Anand Kumar has been awarded the Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Shiksha Puraskar, the highest award by the Government of Bihar in November 2010.[6]

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