DIBRUGARH, June 14 - Under OIL Super 30, 74 students have cracked the IIT entrance examination this year. OIL Super 30, which is one of the most effective CSR projects of Oil India Limited (OIL) under �Education�, witnessed 74 out of 150 students in the batch clear the most prestigious IIT-Advance entrance examination in the country.
The project has once again attained great success in its overall objective of transforming the lives of underprivileged students, from the marginalised sections of the society. The OIL Super 30 project is wholly supported by Oil India Limited, India�s second largest national exploration and production company and is implemented by Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL), New Delhi, across five centres of Guwahati, Jorhat and Dibrugarh in Assam, Jodhpur in Rajasthan and Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh.
Today, the project has become a household name for the families, students and educationists, in the North Eastern region, as one of the best known CSR initiatives of OIL India Limited. The centre-wise results of the OIL Super 30 Project this year are: Jodhpur 29, Jorhat 15, Dibrugarh 12, Itanagar 11, Guwahati 7. Total: 74.
Oil India Limited had instituted the CSR project, OIL Super 30, in 2010, with its first centre at Guwahati, followed by Dibrugarh and Jorhat. Under the project, each year, 150 students (with 30 students in each centre) of economically disadvantaged families are provided 11 months free residential coaching for IIT-JEE and other engineering entrance examinations.
With the help received from the project, students have attained admissions in various prestigious engineering institutes like IIT, ISRO, NIT, State engineering colleges etc., and in leading medical institutes, since 2011. Going by the success and mass popularity of the project, OIL had opened its fifth centre at Itanagar, in 2015.