The state of Uttar Pradesh with a population of more than twenty crore is the most populous and densely populated state of India. Uttar Pradesh not only houses one-sixth of the total population of India, but if compared, the total population of Uttar Pradesh is more than the combined population of three countries like France, Germany and Netherlands. It is a very difficult challenge to select 600 deserving, meritorious and meritorious students from such a large population and a vast area of 800 kms east-west and 400 kms north-south.
To enter VidyaGyan School, students have to clear a tough test. A unique 'talent search process' is prescribed for the selection, in which in the first phase, out of a group of about 5 lakh students studying in Class 5 from families in rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, the best girls and boys are identified with the highest marks. . In the second phase, the selection of meritorious girls and boys from among the best students with such identified highest marks is done through a written test, which presents an ideal pyramid starting from the top to the base.