CBSE UDAANCBSE UDAAN, is an initiative by the Central Board of Secondary Education to provide free engineering entrance exam preparation for girl students in India. A very noble and interesting program started by CBSE, the scheme is open to students of all boards of education in India, even apart from CBSE. The primary objective of UDAAN is to empower young girl students of class 11 and 12 to prepare well for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). Free of cost preparation resources and continuous assessment and guidance will be provided to selected girl students. Details of the project, and how you can be avail this facility is given below.

Latest News – Provisional list of selected candidates for Udaan Class XI 2016-17 has been published. Check the link below.

Features of CBSE UDAAN include support for girl students of class XI and XII


As per the brochure of UDAAN by CBSE, Udaan is designed to provide a comprehensive platform to deserving girl students who aspire to pursue higher education in engineering, and assist them to prepare for the entrance examinations while studying in Classes XI and XII.

The following are the salient features of this program –

  • Free of cost support for Girl students of Classes XI and XII
  • Provision of preparatory material through an online portal.
  • Availability of tutorials, videos lectures and study material.
  • Organization of Virtual contact classes at 60 designated city centres.
  • Free of cost pre-loaded tablets.
  • Assessments designed to provide useful feedback on learning.
  • Remedial steps to correct learning.
  • Peer learning and mentoring opportunities for meritorious students.
  • Motivation sessions with students/parents.
  • Student helpline services to clarify doubts, monitor student learning and support technology.
  • Constant monitoring and tracking of student progress with feedback to parents.
  • Intensive face to face program for ‘focused group students’ to further enrich their preparedness for JEE (Mains) & JEE (Advanced).

Selected Candidates – New!

The following candidates are found eligible (Annexure I) subject to verification of the documents as per selection criteria. Please note that the candidature is liable to be rejected in case found ineligible at any stage during the course. A list of city centres is also included for reference. Letters are being issued separately to each selected candidates. However, the candidates are requested to contact their City Coordinators (Annexure II) and visit the centre at 11:00 a.m. on 01 Oct 2016 for verification of the documents and attending the classes.

Application Form

All the application are invited for the admission in UDAAN for session 2016. Interested candidates can fill application form, if they are eligible to do so. All the eligibility criteria is given below.

  • Application process is over now…!!!

General Instructions for the applicant

  • To apply, go to
  • Read the ‘Udaan Brochure’ thoroughly.
  • Fill the application form online and press submit link.
  • Take the printout of
  • Filled Application form
    • Undertaking to be signed by the parent
    • Verification certificate to be signed by the school Principal
    • Applicant’s confirmation certificate
  • Get the printed application form duly verified from your school Principal along with following documents:
  • Undertaking that applicant is a regular student of the mentioned school
    • Annual income certificate
    • Reservation certificate (if applicable)
    • Class X marksheet / gradesheet fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
    • Undertaking (attached in the annexure of Udaan brochure) filled and signed by the parent/guardian of the applicant
  • After verification, collect filled verification certificate from your school Principal.
  • Take the verified application form along with required documents including verification certificate of the school Principal and confirmation by applicant to the city coordinator of the chosen centre.
  • Submit all your documents to the city coordinator and collect filled acknowledgement receipt of your application and keep it with yourself for later use.

Who is eligible to join UDAAN by CBSE?

Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply. All girl students studying in classes XI and XII in any Board in India are eligible to apply based on merit criteria given below. The selection of the students will be based on merit.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian citizen residing in India.
  • Girl students enrolled in Class XI in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics stream
  • Minimum 70% marks in Class X overall and 80% marks in Science and Mathematics; for Boards which follow CGPA, a minimum CGPA of 8 and a GPA of 9 in Science and Mathematics.
  • The annual family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs per annum
  • Reservation as per JEE (Advanced)
    • OBC (NCL) – 27 % , SC – 15 % , ST – 7.5 %
    • PWD – 3 % of seats in every category
  • All girl students studying in class XI only from KVs/ NVs/Government schools of any recognized Board in India/ CBSE affiliated Private Schools
  • The selection of the students will be based on merit and will be considered against the city chosen by the candidate for the weekly virtual contact classes.


The selected students will have access to an online portal which will be organized on the basis of Class XI and XII with three subject streams – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. This portal will have content in the form of videos, tutorials and text. Concepts will be organized based on the learning taking place in the classroom as per the syllabus of Class XI and XII. Students will also have the same content available to them downloaded on a mobile device to allow them to study in an offline format also.

Before embarking on the program, these students will undergo a technology orientation session to make them technology friendly and get comfortable with using the mobile device and also the online content.

Once logged in, student progress will be monitored and tracked and periodic contact classes will enable face to face update on the progress made. Assessments will also be built into the learning process and will allow monitoring of student learning. Students will have interactive groups where they will be able to interact with their peers and teachers.

A helpline will be available to the students to clarify their doubts and concerns at any point.

Financial Assistance

Students will be eligible for financial assistance in form of admission and tuition fee subject to fulfillment of the following conditions-

  • Student should have minimum 75% attendance in Udaan weekly assessments.
  • Student gets admission in IIT/NIT/ centrally funded engineering Institutes.
  • Student is not taking scholarship and/or financial assistance from any other source.
  • Student ensures satisfactory performance/ promotion in each term.


Parent consent is compulsory for admission into this program. A declaration by the parent that they accept the terms and conditions of the program and are willing to support the student in this effort will be required along with the registration form.

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