Prayas – Ek Koshish

This pilot project is being undertaken in Rajpur Block, Balrampur District, Chhattisgarh to train and prepare the students in Senior secondary school (Class IX- XII) to achieve competency in Science and Mathematics.

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To provide the interested students a platform to prepare themselves for further studies in a multitude of professional careers.


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On the basis of a baseline assessment test in Science and Mathematics, students scoring more than 30-40% were given an opportunity to develop their fullest potential to pursue professional courses of their interest.

The selected students have been placed together in one separate residential school called- Prayas ki Pahel where special science and mathematics based coaching is imparted during school hours and in the evening .

Training is given from class IX where basic concepts of science and mathematics are cleared which will help them to prepare for the Class X CBSE examinations. Class XI and XII students are being trained solely for board exams and competitive exams in the fields of engineering, medical, NDA, forestry, agriculture etc.

A group of 8 dedicated teachers have been assigned to provide coaching for – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Quantitative Aptitude and English. The teaching for theory and practical is based according to the CBSE guidelines and regular tests (weekly/fortnightly, term tests) are held to improve their skills.

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The total number of children undergoing training in this program in Balrampur

The total number of children undergoing training in this program in Balrampur.

Expected outcome

In addition to achieving grade level competency in Science, Mathematics and English and a basic understanding of applied science, the class wise expected outcome are:

Class IX-X

Foundation classes for a career in Science.

Class XI

Set them in the right direction for the final set of exams in Class XII based on Science and Mathematics.

Class XII

Out of 30, placement of 100% students in the Science based fields (Engineering, Medical, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Fisheries, NDA, BSc/BEd).