Most PU toppers show interest in basic sciences

Most PU toppers show interest in basic sciences

Yashaswini with her mother Shashikala

Akanksh A Manjunath of Gopalaswamy Shishuvihara Independent PU College, Nikitha Srikanth of Jnanodaya PU College and S Anudeep of Sadvidya Semi-Residential PU College, who have emerged toppers in the Science stream are interested in continuing their studies in basic sciences.

Akanksh, son of Manjunath and H S Aparna couple, both professors at the University of Mysore (UoM), has scored 590 in PCMB and wants to be a scientist. “I will continue my studies in the basic sciences, as the subjects have huge scope for research. I am not interested in professional courses like Engineering and Medicine. In basic sciences, there is great scope for academic growth and to acquire knowledge,” he says.

Nikitha said that she has written CET and other entrance exams and is waiting for the results. “I will decide once the results are out. I will continue with basic sciences if I don’t get Engineering,” she said. Her father Srikanth is an employee at Infosys and mother Hemalatha is a housewife.

S Anudeep, who secured cent marks in PCMB, has obtained 90 in English. He is also interested in basic sciences.

PU Colleges perform well

As 62 students from Science stream and 22 from Commerce of Gopalaswamy Shishuvihara Independent PU College have passed with distinction marks, the college management has congratulated them.

The KNC Innovative PU College has secured 95% result in the PU examination. Out of 92 students, 20 have passed with distinction marks and 46 with first class. In all, 87 students have cleared the examination.

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