AMU Student Secures Second Rank in GATE

  • Posted on: 22 March 2013
  • By: Tarique Khan

 Amit Chawla, a student of Department of Electronics, Aligarh Muslim University has secured second rank in the prestigious GATE-2013.

Professor M. Salim Beg, Chairman, Department of Electronics Engineering said that two final year students of the department have brought laurels to the University by securing ranks in GATE. He said that Amit Chawla has succeeded in securing second position in All India Ranking while Hamidah Sultan has secured 48th position in the national level examination.

Prof. Beg said that the success is impressive in view of the fact that nearly 10 lakh candidates appeared in the exam. He said that several students of the department have recorded success in the prestigious examination.

Prof. Beg said that the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination that tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in Engineering and Technology.  GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven IITs (IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board, GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The GATE results are used for admissions to various post-graduate programmes as well as by Public sector units for employment screening purposes.

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