Aakash+BYJU’S students Amritansh Nigam and Tanishka Kabra to represent India in International Biology Olympiad 2022 and International Chemistry Olympiad 2022 respectively
Mumbai, May 2022: Inking a stupendous result, Amritansh Nigam and Tanishka Kabra students from Aakash+BYJU’S, the national leader in test preparatory services, have made the organisation and the nation proud by outshining in the prestigious Indian Olympiad Qualifier Examination 2022 and will now be representing India in Armenia and China respectively. The students have been selected by HBCSE to represent India in International Biology Olympiad 2022 and International Chemistry Olympiad 2022 respectively.
Based on his performance in the Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Biology (IOQB) Part II, Amritansh Nigam has been selected for IOB 2022, which will be held at Yerevan, Armenia from July 10th to 18th 2022. He has scored mighty 244/298.5 in IOQB part II and directly becomes eligible to participate in IBO 2022.
Based on her performance in the Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Chemistry (IOQC) Part II Tanishka Kabra has been selected by HBCSE to represent India in International Chemistry Olypiad 2022, organised by China and which will be held from July 10th to 18th, 2022 via online mode.
The examination is organized by the Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences in association with Indian Association of Physics Teachers and Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE). Each year over 30,000 students of 12th Standard or below, sit for this examination.
IOQB is intended for students of 12th standard, though 11th standard students are also allowed to appear for the examination. There is a designated statewise quota according to which the students are selected for the next stage. Further all students scoring greater than 80% of the average of the top ten scores at national level (called as Merit Index Score) get automatically selected irrespective of the statewise quota. Usually, top 1% students from this examination are selected to sit for the Indian National Biology Olympiad.
Congratulating the students on the impressive results, Mr Aakash Chaudhry, Managing Director, Aakash+BYJU’S said: “We are very proud of Tanishka & Amritansh who are representing India at global platform in Armenia and China for IBO 2022 and IChO 2022. We would also like to thank the parents for extending support. The credit goes to the hard work put in by our students and faculties as well as the quality test preparation imparted at the institute. I wish them all the best for the next round.”
On the basis of performance in IOQB, the top students in the merit list are selected for Stage III Orientation Camp (OC) in biology. The student undergoes numerous theoretical and experimental sessions. The selected member Indian team undergoes a rigorous training programme at HBCSE in theory and experiments. Special laboratories have been developed at HBCSE for the purpose of experimental training. Resource persons from HBCSE and different institutions across the country train the students.
The Olympiad programme culminates with the participation of the Indian students (4-6 in each subject) in the International Olympiads.
Aakash+BYJU’S aims to help students in their quest to achieve academic success. It has a centralized in-house process for curriculum and content development and faculty training and monitoring, led by its National Academic Team. Over the years, students from Aakash have proven selection track record in various Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams, Competitive and Olympiads.