Hyderabad: Creating history in the test preparation sector, Aakash Educational Services Ltd. (AESL), the national leader in test preparatory services for aspiring doctors and IITians with more than 187 centres across the country, saw a whopping 3.27 lakh students appear for its national scholarship exam, the Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam (ANTHE), held on October 20, 2019, across India.
The scholarship exam was conducted both in the online mode as well as offline at around 2,411 centres across the length and breadth of the country. Started in 2010, ANTHE has seen around 19 lakh students appearing for the Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam.
Said Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Co-Promoter and CEO of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) and Founder & Trustee of Plaksha University: “We are overwhelmed by the response that ANTHE has received across India over the last decade, and more so, this year when it has broken all previous records and saw a whopping 3.27 lakh students appear for the exam. ANTHE has today emerged as one of the largest gateway in the country for school students aspiring to fulfil their Medical or IIT dream. Its growing popularity is a testimony of the innovative teaching methodology, curriculum and faculty at Aakash Institute.”
The scholarship exam was held on October 13 and October 20, 2019 across 24 states & Union Territories in the country. This year, ANTHE was conducted for the first time in Tripura as well.
Being one of the largest private sector pan-India exams, ANTHE gives deserving students an opportunity to earn up-to 100% scholarship and helps them take the first step in their endeavor to become doctors and IITians. Students studying in Class VIII to XII participated in the exam.
Looking at the response and demand from students and parents from previous years, this year ANTHE was opened to Class XI and XII students as well.
More than 2,000 students from Classes VIII and XII across India will be eligible for 100% scholarship on Tuition Fee. In addition, 600 students across India will be eligible for cash awards.
Beyond the top scoring students, there will also be attractive scholarships on the Tuition Fee, based on the marks scored by students in ANTHE.
The countrywide talent hunt exam ANTHE was held across 24 states and union territories in two phases on October 13, 2019 and October 20, 2019. States where the scholarship exam was held are Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.