BASE Students shine at prestigious Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) exam 2011
12/28/2011

BASE, the Bangalore based, premier training organisation providing quality training for competitive examinations like IIT-JEE, AIEEE, AIPMT, CET and COMEDK today announced that 23 of its students have qualified in the first stage of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) examination, a Government of India initiative to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers.

Online PR News – 28-December-2011 – – BASE, the Bangalore based, premier training organisation providing quality training for competitive examinations like IIT-JEE, AIEEE, AIPMT, CET and COMEDK today announced that 23 of its students have qualified in the first stage of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) examination, a Government of India initiative to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers. The KVPY is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and administered by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore).

Speaking on the occasion, Dr HS Nagaraja Founder Director of BASE said “We are happy that a number of our students have qualified in the KVPY exam 2011. The programs like IIT JEE Achiever, Medical Excel prepare students for various examinations and KVPY is one such exam. The credit goes to the students for taking up the challenge and coming out successful. I also wish to thank our teachers for providing guidance and support to these children”.

The "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana" (KVPY) program started in 1999. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research. This programme strives to assist the students to realise their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is tapped for research and development in the country. Scholarships are provided (up to the pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students.

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 students 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 and NITs. It is a proud fact that each year, the number of BASE students qualifying to the IITs is more than that of all other institutions in Karnataka put together.