Under the Udaan project of CBSE, Girl students are provided free offline / online resources through virtual weekend contact classes and study material while studying in Class XI and Class XII for preparation of admission test to various premier engineering colleges in the country.
a) To address the challenge of low enrolment of girls in technical education institutes.
b) To enable and empower the girl students to fulfill their aspiration of technical education.
c) To minimize the gap between school education & engineering entrance examination.
d) To enrich and enhance teaching and learning of Science and Mathematics at senior secondary level.
Udaan is a project launched by CBSE under the guidance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, to address the low enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutions and the teaching gap between school education & engineering entrance examination. The effort is to enrich the teaching & learning of Science and Mathematics at School level by addressing the three dimensions of education - curriculum design, transaction and assessments. The objective is to provide a platform that empowers the girl students, facilitate their aspiration of joining the prestigious engineering institutions and take important role in development/ reduce gap/progress of the country in future.
Free of cost support for Girl students of Classes XI and XII.
Provision of preparatory material through an online portal.
Availability of tutorials, videos lectures and study material.
Organization of Virtual contact classes at 60 designated city centres.
Assessments designed to provide useful feedback on learning.
Remedial steps to correct learning.
Peer learning and mentoring opportunities for meritorious students.
Motivation sessions with students/parents.
Student helpline services to clarify doubts, monitor student learning and support technology.
Constant monitoring and tracking of student progress with feedback to parents.
Intensive face to face program for ‘focused group students’ to further enrich their preparedness for JEE (Mains) & JEE (Advanced).
Students will be eligible for financial assistance in the form of admission and tuition fee subject to fulfillment of the following conditions :
a) Student should have minimum 75% attendance in Udaan weekly assessments for the classes XI and XII each.
b)Student gets admission in IIT/NIT/ centrally funded engineering Institutes.
c) Student is not taking scholarship and/or financial assistance from any other source. A certificate needs to be submitted w.r.t. non-availing any other scholarship/grant/financial assistance from any other organization or institute duly verified by the head of the institution where she will be taking admission to pursue technical education.
d) Student ensures satisfactory performance/ promotion in each term.
a) Indian citizen residing in India.
b) Girl students enrolled in Class XI in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics stream
c) Minimum 70% marks in Class X overall and 80% marks in Science and Mathematics; for Boards which follow CGPA, a minimum CGPA of 8 and a GPA of 9 in Science and Mathematics.
d) The annual family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs per annum
e) Reservation as per JEE (Advanced) : OBC (NCL) - 27 % , SC – 15 % , ST – 7.5 %, PWD – 3 % of seats in every category
f) Any girl student studying in class XI of KVs/ NVs/Government schools of any recognized Board in India/ CBSE affiliated Private Schools.
g) The selection of the students will be based on merit and will be considered against the city chosen by the candidate for the weekly virtual contact classes.
How to apply
A)To apply, go to www.cbse.nic.in/www.cbseacademic.in
B) Read the ‘Udaan Brochure’ thoroughly.
C) Fill the application form online and press submit link.
D) Take the printout of
i) Filled Application form
ii) Undertaking to be signed by the parent
iii) Verification certificate to be signed by the school Principal
iv) Applicant’s confirmation certificate