Students from the two Telugu states appear to have done well in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2018) examinations, results of which have been declared.
In some of the branches, especially aerospace, students from Telugu states have secured ranks within top 10 ranks.
A student from Tippannaguden village in Hanuman Junction mandal under Krishna district named Bhuvanachandra has secured the top rank aerospace branch.
Several students of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal secured ranks below 100 in various branches.
A list of some of the rank holder from the two Telugu states include –
|4||Ramesh Kumar (Narayankhed)||Instrumentation|
|7||Bhatla Vijay Kumar (Krishna Dist)||ECE|
|9||Davu Ajaykumar Reddy (Karimnagar)||Electrical|
|15||Mannyam Pratyusha (Nellore)||EEE|
|47||Kelli Reddy Vamshikrishna Reddy||Civil|
Meanwhile, a farmer’s son from Lucknow, Prashant Gupta, secured the All India Rank 1 in chemistry in the GATE 2018 examinations.
GATE 2018 results were declared on March 16. Prashant secured 71.67% marks out of 100.
Later speaking to the media, the 24-year-old Prashant said, “My aim was to score under AIR 10. But, I never expected that I will top in chemistry.”
Prashant likes to read books and play cricket. Prashant wants to pen a book on cracking the GATE examination as he says there are not enough books on this subject.
Prashant, who completed Class 10 from a UP board school in Bakshi Ka Talab area of Lucknow, said, “I do not want other GATE aspirants to suffer. After what all I had gone through, I decided to write a book that will be a ready reckoner for aspirants on how to crack the examination.”
He then said, “It gives me immense satisfaction that despite being a passout of UP Board, I was able to top in the chemistry exam.”
Prashant graduated from BHU in 2015, and then completed his post-graduation from IIT Delhi in 2017.