504 students who were educated in several coaching centres run by the Al-Ameen Mission in West Bengal have qualified the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) in 2020. This is the highest success rate witnessed in the 33 years long history of the West Bengal-based NGO, Muslim Mirror reported.
The NGO said that the students who cracked NEET belong to middle and lower-income groups. It said that 150 of them are from poor and BPL families, 207 are from lower-middle-income groups and 157 students belong to middle and upper-middle-income groups.
According to the data released by the NGO, 144 successful students hail from West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, 66 from Malda, 54 from S 24 Parganas, 41 Birbhum, 36 from N 24 Parganas, 31 from Nadia, 28 from E & W Burdwan 20 from Howrah, 15 Dakshin Dinajpur, 14 from Hooghly, 13 from Uttar Dinajpur, 12 West Midnapore, 12 Bankura, 5 East Midnapore, 4 from Coochbehar, 3 from Kolkata and 6 belong to some other districts.
According to a Muslim Mirror report, Al-Ameen Mission has over 17000 residential students and more than 3000 teachers as well as non-teaching staff in their 56 branches across 15 districts of the state.
The NGO was started by M. Nurul Islam with one small room in a madrasa building in 1987. Now, Al-Ameen Mission has produced more than 2400 doctors (MBBS & BDS) and 2500 engineers apart from scores of researchers, administrative officers, teachers and professors.