ALLEN Career Institute continues to prove its supremacy in the National/International Olympiads. 2 classroom coaching students of ALLEN, Lajjaben Patel and Vidushi Varshney have been selected to represent India in the final round of International Biology Olympiad 2016 and will now compete with other students in Hanoi. According to Sh Rajesh Maheshwari, Director ALLEN Career Institute, Lajjaben and Vidushi have been selected in the Indian team of 4 students that will compete for the medals in the final round of IBO being organized by Hanoi National University of Education supported by Education & Training Ministry Vietnam. Also, we are more than proud as Lajja has been declared the National Practical Topper in OCSC and Vidushi on the other hand has bagged the title of National Theory Topper.”
The 27th IBO to be held from 17th to 24th July in Hanoi will witness participation from 288 students of 72 countries. Various competitions will be conducted for a period of 1 week in Hanoi and the students will be then felicitated according to their performances. Top 10% students in the final competition will be then rewarded with Gold Medals.
As per Sh Maheshwari, Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education, Mumbai conducted the 3rd round of the Olympiad i.e. Orientation Cum Selection Camp for the selection of the best students from around the country. Out of these students, 4 students were shortlisted who will represent the country’s team in the Final round Internationally. Vidushi & Lajja are shortlisted amongst those 4 students.
Lajjaben Patel has previously been a KVPY scholar and has also won the prestigious NTSE Scholarship. She bagged AIR 69 in NSTSE. Moreover she bagged Silver Medal for the country in the 25th International Biology Olympiad held at Bali, Indonesia. While in 10th class her Microbiology project was selected and she was then invited by Stanford University. She aspires to do research after completing her MBBS.
Vidushi bagged 58th position in NSTSE 2014 and 73rd rank in NSTSE 2015. Previously she had also represented India in the International Junior Science Olympiad 2015 and won a silver medal for the country.