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Nikhil brings laurels to city
Our Correspondent

Ranbir Singh, Guriqbal Singh, Paramjyot Singh, Mandeep Singh Alag, Suneet Sadana, Amanjot Kaur, Gurtej Singh
From left: Ranbir Singh, Guriqbal Singh, Paramjyot Singh, Mandeep Singh Alag, Suneet Sadana, Amanjot Kaur, Gurtej Singh (all students of GNPS)

Rishab Singla, Dilparinder Singh, Aditya Gupta, Nidhi Singla, Abineet Sharma, Sandeep Gupta, Kriti Ramendu Sharma and Sapan Vig
From left: Rishab Singla, Dilparinder Singh, Aditya Gupta, Nidhi Singla, Abineet Sharma, Sandeep Gupta, Kriti Ramendu Sharma and Sapan Vig (all students of DAV Public School)

Ludhiana, June 18
Nikhil Pilani, a student of Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, here has brought laurels to the city by securing high ranks in several of the engineering entrance examinations held in Punjab and elsewhere. He has been placed at the 5th rank in the CET, 2nd among the outside Delhi students in Delhi College of Engineering and 40th in the AIEEE, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education. In the entrance test for the IIT, Delhi, he was placed 442nd.

Son of a doctor couple Dr Krishan Pilani and Dr Neena Pilani Nikhil attributes his success to constant motivation and encouragement of his parents. Aiming at a job in one of the multinational corporations, he intends to pursue electronic engineering followed by MBA, preferably in an IIT.

Guru Nanak Public School: Eight students of Guru Nanak Public School here have excelled in entrance tests in the non-medical stream. Amanjot Kaur has secured 273rd rank in the IIT mains whereas in the AIEEE she secured 369th place. Other students who have fared well in the AIEEE are Ranbir Singh at 50th rank, Guriqbal Singh at 112th, Paramjyot Singh at 196th, Mandeep Singh Alag at 234th, Suneet Sadana at 329th and Gurtej Singh at 388th rank.

DAV Public School: Aditya Gupta of DAV Public School has been placed at 17th rank for B.Arch and 1st in the state of Punjab in the AIEEE test. Rishab Singla has attained 861st rank, Dilparinder Singh 1200th, Aditya Gupta 4745th, Nidhi Singla 5086th, Abhineet Sharma 5571st, Sandeep Gupta 6752nd, Kriti Ramendu Sharma 7420th and Sapan Vig 8875th.

BCM Arya Model School: Sheffali (324th rank), Aditi Somai (345th), Navjot (346th), Mohit Gulati (390th), Padam (506th), Sumit Arora (510th), Khushboo (573th) and Rohit Bhutani (890th) have cleared the AIIEE test.

Ramgarhia Girls College: Students of this college have come out with excellent performance in the MA I and MA II Punjabi examinations of Panjab University. In MA I examination, Sarbjit Kaur (61.5 per cent) and Lakhvir Kaur (60.5 per cent) have got first division. In the MA II examination, 19 out of 20 students, who appeared for the examination, have passed. Tejinder Kaur (61.8 per cent) secured first division while 6 others have secured more than 55 per cent marks.

Khalsa College for Women: Students of the Khalsa College for Women made their mark in the MA II (political science) examination of Panjab University with claiming three spots among the top 10 positions in the university. Gurmeet Kaur secured 4th position (2nd in Ludhiana) followed by Ritu Sehra, 5th in university (3rd in Ludhiana) and Sarabjit Kaur Pandher, 7th in university (4th in Ludhiana)

Programme concluded: A week long AICTE-ISTE sponsored short-term training programme (STTP) concluded at the Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT) here on Friday. The programme focussed on the theme of' emerging trends in financial service. Around 30 participants, among them, faculty members of management and engineering colleges from Punjab and other neighbouring states, participated.

Dr H.P. Sinha, programme director and executive secretary, Indian Society for Technical Education, while presiding over the valedictory function said the financial services industry had been identified as one of the top priority markets. As the market opened up, the opportunities for new financial services products could be expected to grow tremendously. The existing trend in financial system was likely to prove a blessing for emerging economies in the world for building a globally strong and sustainable economy.

Dr A.S. Bansal, director of the GNIMT, said the institute had hosted two AICTE-ISTE-sponsored short-term training programmes successfully. BCM Arya Model School Achin Maheshwari of this school has been placed at the 82nd rank in the AIIEE test.



Orientation course for teachers
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 18
Dr A.S. Sandhu, Director of Extension Education, PAU, has called for the adoption of the latest extension techniques like cyber-extension, farming system approach and contract farming for the dissemination of the latest technological information to the farmers in order to enable them to compete at the global level.

He stated this while inaugurating a 21-day orientation course on Agricultural and Home Science Extension Methodologies organised by the Department of Extension Education for teachers and scientists.

Dr S.S. Gill, course director, said an extension worker should aim at studying the farming system as a whole to help farmers decide the alternative choices and enable them to select the most appropriate choice according to their needs.

Dr (Ms) Ranbir Randhawa, Head, Department of Extension Education, said nearly 30 participants from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Central institutes were participating in the training course. Dr (Ms) Manjit Kaur, Professor in Extension Education, conducted the programme and Dr (Ms) R. Mohindra proposed the vote of thanks.



Paramedical technology institute inaugurated
Our Correspondent

Khanna, June 18
The Triveni Institute of Paramedical Technology was inaugurated here on Friday at Guru Amar Dass Market, by Dr K.C. Garg retired SMO, Khanna. The function was presided over by Mr S.K. Khanna, advocate, chairman Khanna Vikas Club and President Punjabi Human Rights Forum.

The management of the institution assured to give quality education and best practical training to students to enable them to earn their livelihood.

Dr Dharam Pal, a surgeon, explained the importance and benefits of paramedical courses like lab technology and diploma in ECG started by the institute.



Course on VLSI circuit design
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 18
A short-term course on VLSI Circuit Design using VIIDL is being conducted by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, from June 21 to 26. The course is being organised in collaboration with ISTE and AICTE, New Delhi. Experts like Dr J.N. Roy, GM-SCL (Mohali), Dr Deepak Syal, Additional Director, C-DAC (Mohali), Mr Arvind Dixit and Mr M. Desai along with the faculty will deliver lectures on the topic.

According to the course coordinator, Prof N.S. Grewal, the inaugural session on June 21 will be presided over by Dr H.P. Sinha, Executive Secretary and Programme Director, ISTE, New Delhi.

Candidates from Punjab, Haryana, Jharkhand, Gujarat and New Delhi are participating in the course.


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