The Awards for Academic Excellence (AFAE) was organized by Global Education Trust (GET) along with Tata Motors to celebrate the success of BMC students in Std 10 Board exam. The event was held on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at N. M. Joshi Municipal Secondary School, Ground Floor, Near Sambhaji Nagar Co. Housing Soc., N. M. Joshi Road, Lowel Parel, Mumbai.

The first 3 rankers from 145 BMC schools were awarded in this ceremony and over 450 students were given awards.

Out of the total students awarded 32 students had scored 90% aggregate and above. Sayali Nitin Sanas from Globe Mill English Medium Municipal Secondary School scored 94.80% and was the topper among these students.

Events like Performances by Professional Dance Troupes were organized as part of the event. Solo dance performance by Jyoti from Amcha Ghar was followed by Career Guidance, Presentation on Robomate+ and Motivation Lecture for Students.

Niwas Shewale a teacher of Prabadevi Municipality School who received Rastrapati Puraskar award, was also honored.

Every Year, approximately 10,000 students appear for the State Board Examination from BMC schools in Mumbai alone. It was observed that only around 20-30% of the students passed their Board exams. MT Educare along with GET has been conducting Free Grade Improvement Classes for students of Std. 10 with a vision to achieve 100% results in BMC schools. This CSR Project has been running since last 7 years and over the years, GET has coached approximately 75,000 students. GET mentors, guides and coaches the students of Std. IX & X encouraging them to pursue qualitative education and lead a dignified life.

In the first year of the project, 38% of the students passed the board exams. That was a marked increase in the earlier average. The Project has now achieved 79% passing. There was a time when no student scored 90% and above.

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