53 BASE students qualify in KVPY Aptitude test

Bangalore, January 04, 2017: Once again the students of BASE (www.base-edu.in) bring outstanding results in Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) examination, a Government of India initiative to encourage students to take up research careers in Pure Sciences. 53 students from BASE have qualified in the stage 1 examinations of KVPY program. This prestigious scholarship program is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and administered by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore). Scholarships are provided (up to the pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students.

Congratulating the students, Y K Jayaramappa, CEO, BASE said, “We are proud of our students who have aced the exams and would like to congratulate them for their sheer hard work and dedication put into the program. BASE has always been on the forefront in shaping young minds and helping them achieve greater heights in life. It feels great when our efforts yield positive results. It’s a combined effort of both teachers and students’ altogether that we have such good results and will continue to strive harder.”

KVPY offers scholarships to assist these students realize their potential to the maximum and the funding is provided upto pre-PhD levels.

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About BASE:

BASE started functioning in the year 1991 from its present premises in Basavanagudi in Bangalore. It was started by Dr. H.S. Nagaraja with the intention of increasing the number of candidates from Karnataka gaining entrance into IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and NITs (National Institute of Technology). From a modest strength of 4 faculty members and 3 students, BASE has now grown to include 150 teaching faculty and multiple programmes for students from class 5 to 2nd PU/Class12. BASE trains students to qualify in the entrance examinations of world renowned centres of learning such as the IITs of India. BASE has consistently performed since its inception both in terms of growth and an astounding share in the number of BASE students gaining entrance into the IITs, NITs & AIIMS.