Addressing the career and counselling programme by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun, Uttarakhand, Super 30’s Anand Kumar advised budding engineers and scientists to put tremendous thrust in achieving their goals while being innovative in their lives despite challenging situations. He also cited the example of Sunil Kumar, an average student of Super 30, who failed to gain admission in the Indian Institute of Technology but now works in PepsiCo in US because of his hard work and sheer determination.
"Students should focus on basic concepts of Plus 2 syllabi in order to crack IIT-JEE and other engineering examinations. It is not as if preparation of entrance tests would hamper the student's performance in Class XII exams but actually helps in cracking such competitive exams," replied Anand, while replying to a question by a Class XII student frustrated by the rising study load.
"But myths related to study stay deep inside students' minds such as dedicating routine hours for study but experts at the seminar suggested using every moment of life for learning purposes. Sometimes few minutes or instructive incidents are all to set the course of life in the right direction," said Anand.
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In the video interview with Jagran Josh, Super 30’s Anand Kumar says that the students should first focus on basic knowledge for preparation of IIT JEE. And they should identify students’ interests; if he is interested in studying mathematics then he would be knowing concepts of mathematics.
He also advises students to not mug-up to memorise the concepts during IIT JEE preparation. Rather after studying any concept, he should understand it by relating to real-life objects around them. Students should focus on deep understanding of any concept.
Anand Kumar recommends NCERT Textbooks & Previous Years’ Papers for JEE Mains & JEE Advanced preparation. Anand Kumar talked about his upcoming biopic ‘Super 30’, based on his biography where actor Hrithik Roshan will play the lead role.
‘Super 30’ is an innovative educational programme program started by Anand Kumar in 2002, it runs under the banner of Ramanujan School of Mathematics and select 30 meritorious students (economically backward) through an entrance test. All students get free education besides fooding and lodging.