In the years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2017, all the 30 students of Super 30 had cracked JEE-Advance, bringing the institute into global focus.
Though this year the number of successful candidates was less than last year, Anand said numbers did not matter to him.
"All of them have cleared JEE-Mains. If some missed out IIT, they will certainly get into NITs," he said in a statement.
Super 30 is a highly innovative educational programme running under the banner of "Ramanujan School of Mathematics". It scouts for 30 meritorious students from among the economically backward sections of the society and shapes them for India's most prestigious institution - the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
In the last seven years, it has produced hundreds of IITians from extremely poor backgrounds. During this programme students are provided absolutely free coaching, lodging and food.
"In its 18-year journey starting 2002, Super 30 has so far sent over 450 students to IITs. Many of them passed out to hold important positions in India and abroad. We don't take any fee, fund or donation for it from any individual, government or private organisation. My entire family and team of teachers is involved with it," said Anand after the results.
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