Pune students shine at Olympiad awards 2022-23

Pune students shine at Olympiad awards 2022-23
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Pune, 30th May 2023: Three students from Pune have achieved international ranks in the SOF Olympiad exam 2022-23. Prathith V Upadhyaya a student from Sanskriti School, Bhukum Campus earned rank-1 in National Science Olympiad bagged international gold medal and a certificate whereas Nakve N Hitesh of ninth at Shree Swami Samarth English Medium School, earned International General Knowledge Olympiad rank 1, received Rs. 50,000 International Gold medal and a merit certificate and Tanay T vaishnav, a student of grade Sixth at the S.N.B.P InternationalSchool, earned International Social Studies Olympiad rank 1, received Rs.50,000 International Gold medal and a merit certificate.


In the SOF Olympiad Examination 2022-23, approximately 60 lakh students from 70 countries participated, with more than 2.85 Lakh students from Pune alone. Schools such as Sanskriti School, Euro School were among the participants.


The Science Olympiad Foundation conducted an awards ceremony at Delhi to honour and present awards to the Olympiad exam winners, teachers, and principals for the academic year 2022–2023. The top three SOF worldwide rank winners from classes First to Twelve that participated in seven Olympiad exams were recognised during the ceremony. The auspicious occasion was graced by Justice Dipak Misra, former Chief Justice of India.


During the event, 66 international rank-1 winners received Rs. 50,000 in addition to an international gold medal and a merit certificate, while the 66 international rank-2 winners received Rs. 25,000 as well as an international silver medal and a merit certificate, and 66 international rank-3 holders was given Rs. 10,000, a bronze medal, and a merit certificate. From the 70 participating countries, the top 25 principals and top 60 instructors, whose students excelled at the worldwide level, were also honoured with cash prizes, souvenirs, and citations.


Mahabir Singh, Founder and Director of SOF, said, SOF has conducted Olympiad exams for 25 years. Over 70000 schools from 1400 cities in 70 different countries took part in the seven SOF Olympiad exams from February 22–23, and millions of students registered to sit for them. The top state level rankings of more than 81,000 pupils from 6300 schools have earned them awards. Additionally, Gold Medals of Excellence have been given to almost 100,000 pupils for receiving the highest grade in their individual schools. Additionally, 3000 principals and instructors have received awards for their dedication to education and single-minded quest of successfully enhancing pupil’s academic understanding.


Other dignitaries present at the event were Hon’ble Justice RekhaPalli, Judge High Court of Delhi, Manish Gupta, President of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Dr. Satish Arya, Dean (retd.) CBL University, Haryana and R. Ravi, CEO, Founder Epiance Software Pvt. Ltd., B’luru.