Kolkata: More than 500 students coached at 70 branches of the Al-Ameen Mission in West Bengal have qualified NEET. Touhid Murshid, a student from the state’s Malda district, has emerged as the topper among them with 690 marks (AIR 472).
This year, nearly 1,800 students appeared for NEET. Among them, at least 500 to 550 students would get opportunity to study medicine, Al-Ameen Mission said in a statement.
Al-Ameen Mission is an organisation founded by Mr Nurul Islam and headquartered in Khalatpur, Howrah, West Bengal. It runs 70 coaching institutes in 20 districts of the state.
The organisation said that its 510 students come under AIR 60,000. 500-510 would get the opportunity to study medicine. The highest number of them comes from backward districts of the state. 139 candidates belong to Murshidabad and 89 belong to Malda.
Apart from them, 50 students hail from South 24 Parganas, 50 from Birbhum, 33 from North 24 Parganas, 25 from Budwan, 24 from Nadia, 16 from Uttar Dinajpur, 15 from Dakshin Dinajpur, 13 from Howrah, 12 from Hoogly, 11 from Bankura, 10 from East Midnapore, 8 Coochbehar, 7 from West Midnapore, 3 from Kolkata, 2 from Purulia and 3 from some other districts.
The Al-Ameen Mission that was founded in 1986 has produced more than 3500 doctors (MBBS & BDS) and 3000 engineers so far, apart from scores of researchers, administrative officers, teachers and professors.
The organisation teaches 17,000 residential students and it has more than 3000 teachers as well as non-teaching staff. The main campus of Al-Ameen Mission is located at Khalatpur (Udaynarayanpur) in Howrah district of West Bengal.
At present, around 6838 students (40%) enjoy half-free studentship and 4257 (25%) enjoy full free studentship facilities from the Mission.
Most of the students who have qualified NEET from Al Ameen Mission belong to very poor background and weaker sections of society. We nurture their talent, develop their intellect and provide them a good environment so that they could come out with their best” Nurul Islam told Maeeshat.
“We utilize Zakat and Sadaqah fund to achieve our goal and play our role in nation building. We urge the community members to support our efforts ” urged Islam.