Students of India have proved their superiority in the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held in Doha, the capital of Qatar. In the 16-year history of the Olympiad, India has been on the top among all 55 countries, achieving this greatest success so far. India has been the only country in the Olympiad, whose all 6 students have won gold medals. All these students are from Allen Career Institute, Kota.
322 students from 55 countries participated
Naveen Maheshwari, Director of Allen Career Institute said that in the final round of this Olympiad held from December 3 to 11, all the six students performed excellently. Gold Medal and Trophy Has attained. 322 students from 55 countries participated in the Olympiad. In these six students of India Arnav Aditya Singh, Atharva Shivram Mahajan, Krishna Sharma, Mahit Rajesh Gadhiwala, Manpreet Singh and Priyanshu Yadav are included.
Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education congratulated
Out of these, Krishna Sharma secured 100% marks in the paper of multiple choice questions. Along with this, he has also got 100 percent marks in biology in practical examination. The team was directed by Prof. Vinayak Kathare from Mumbai, Prof. Chitra Joshi and Vikrant Ghanekar of HBCSE. Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education has also congratulated the students on this achievement. At the same time, after this success, the students also have an atmosphere of celebration.
There is a record of winning 5 gold medals in the past.
There were two theory exams in this final round of IJSO. Multiple choice and long answer questions were asked in these. Apart from these, a practical examination was held, in which the students performed as a group. Earlier in 2018, the Indian team has the record of winning 5 gold medals among all 5 students in the International Physics Olympiad (IPHO).
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 12, 2019, 13:59 IST