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    Naming Rights Availability at Dakshana Valley (Pages 3 and 4)

    Nestled in a valley, Dakshana Valley is surrounded by lakes and hills. This picturesque campus is the most ideal place for scholars to remain focused on their preparation for the toughest entrance examinations in India. Currently, the Dakshana Valley can house 400 boys and 200 girls. Plans are afoot to increase this capacity to 2600 scholars. Faculty for JEE & NEET live on the campus and this is a great advantage to the scholars in their year of intensive preparation. The natural, scenic, zero-pollution air and zero-noise environment of Dakshana Valley helps scholars prepare for the exams with the least stress.

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    The Charles T. Munger Hall at JNV Bengaluru Urban was constructed by Dakshana Foundation to help 360 Navodayan students prepare for the JEE over a 2-year scholarship program. The Hall has three ultra-modern classrooms to accommodate 120 scholars each. Dakshana faculty, who live on campus, conduct 6-hour classes here daily for six days a week. The current capacity of the batch here is 265 who prepare for the JEE over a two-year period. As part of the public-private partnership with Dakshana, the government of India has constructed hostels, dining facilities, laboratories and library for these scholars.

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    JNV Bengaluru Rural is the most unique Centre of Excellence in the Dakshana 2-year program. This Centre helps 40 female scholars prepare for the JEE examinations over a 2-year period. The 40 best girls from the Navodaya system are currently preparing here for Indian Institue of Technology (IIT).


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    JNV Bundi is situated in the Sitapura district of Rajasthan at a distance of 30 kms from the coaching hub of India – Kota. 100 Dakshana scholars are prepared here, every two years, for the JEE. The scholars are being taught by experienced faculty from Dakshana. Dakshana’s program at JNV Bundi has been the most successful one among all the Centres of Excellence across India. This centre produces nearly 100% result at JEE Mains each year.

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    Located in the quaint little town of Kottayam, JNV Kottayam is home to 100 Dakshana scholars who are prepared for JEE in a 2-year program. The 100 boys who join the program from distant locations in north, north-east and southern India are prepared here by experienced and dedicated faculty from Dakshana. Dakshana has constructed two classrooms here and refurbished accommodation for 100 scholars at JNV Kottayam.

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    This JNV Centre of Excellence in the capital of the dynamic state of Uttar Pradesh welcomes 80 scholars to prepare for JEE in the 2-year Dakshana program. A classroom for 120 scholars has been constructed by Dakshana Foundation and the scholars are coached by a combination of faculty from Dakshana and Gravity, Lucknow.

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    Like JNV Bengaluru Rural, JNV Pune as a Centre of Excellence prepares only selected boys from JNVs across India for the medical entrance examinations. Currently 100 scholars are being prepared here for NEET & AIIMS by competent Dakshana faculty. In the near future, this centre will hold a capacity to prepare 360 scholars for the NEET & AIIMS entrance exams.

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    EMRS Bhopal

    In 2023, Dakshana initiated its first Center of Excellence at Eklavya Model Residential School in Bhopal, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. This pioneering initiative aims to provide coaching for a cohort of 90 scholars over two years, preparing them for the JEE/NEET examinations scheduled for 2025. Notably, the program is dedicated to uplifting the economically disadvantaged, with a specific focus on the poorest of the poor. In the following year, an additional 90 scholars will join the program, bringing the total count of the center to 180.

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