BMCC’s specially-abled students pass HSC with flying colours

Pranit Kumar
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Pune, July 17, 2020: Defeating all the challenges thrown by life and with sheer grit and hardwork, specially-abled students of Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC) have cleared their higher secondary certificate (HSC) level with flying colours. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) declared the results of Std XII yesterday (Thursday).

Pranit Gupta, who is visually impaired by birth has scored 86.46 percent in his Std XII examination and stood first among the specially-abled category in the college. At the second position is Shruti Banthiya who scored 84 percent and third position is secured by Devanshu Ganorkar, scoring 73 percent in the HSC examination.

Gupta is originally from Aurangabad district and had secured 96 percent in his Std X examination. He came to Pune to pursue his further studies and enrolled in BMCC. He resided in the hostel for two years. “I had not enrolled into any coaching class for Std XII,” said Gupta who studied with the help of recordings of the lectures.

Nonetheless, he has six mathematical records registered under his name in Hyderabad. Gupta aspires to make a career in Chartered Accountant (CA) profession. “While pursuing my graduation in BComm, I will be preparing for CA examinations,” he said. His achievements and accolades are not only restricted to academics, but also in cultural activities. Gupta was awarded with Balashree Rashtrapati Award for playing ‘Tabla’ last year.