Thirty eight per cent of the students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) who appeared for the JEE Mains examination , have qualified, according to the results that came out last week.
JNVs are co-education residential schools that come under the Ministry of Human Resource Development for children from rural areas, particularly for girls and those from vulnerable groups. There are 546 JNVs across the country.
Of the 11,733 JNV students that appeared for the examination, 4155 passed the exam. They include 100 of the 105 children with special needs who appeared.
Significantly, over 50 per cent of the students from the…