Magma Revealed their Magma M-Scholar 2020 Merit List 

News Desk, News Nation 360 : Kolkata based Magma Foundation has announced the Merit list for Magma M Scholar 2020. Magma has been awarding “M-Scholar” to meritorious students from underprivileged families since 2015 and has already created an alumni base of 400. With the new list, the number of beneficiaries will touch 500. Announcing the list, Kaushik Sinha, Head - CSR, Magma Fincorp Ltd. said that quality education is the backbone of a successful nation. Magma through investments in M Scholar project which offers financial support to meritorious students hailing from the poor economic background is keeping following the motto of ‘investing in the smallest dream’. Around 50% of children between the age group of 15-18 years drop out of schools and their focus is to bring them back into mainstream education. Magma M Scholar is instrumental in offering a bright future to 400 students, many of whom are already charted their professional careers having secured lucrative corporate assignments. They will continue to play their role in the nation’s advancement. They hope all their alumni will become achievers,

thinkers, innovators and pronounced leaders in days to come. Highlights of Magma M Scholar 2020 : Total Enquiries – approx. 1200, Applications received online – 825, Shortlisted candidates – 108 (8 waitlisted) from 12 states, Zonal Break up of top 100 (East - 51, West – 2, North -5, South – 42), Break up of Top 100 (Male 48, Female 52), Course break up of Top 100 (BA 33, B Com 23, BSc 29, Engineering 14, Others 1), Scorecard of Top 100 (Above 96% - 55; Below 95% - 45), Profile of students selected – Few Board Toppers, mostly from families with MHI of INR 3500/ – INR 6000/. Family background - Parents work as a daily wager, van driver, mason/ painter, cycle repair mechanic, mobile repair person, tailor, farmer etc.

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Report : Anustup Kundu

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