Staff Reporter

Institution zonal incharge says their wards get 40 ranks below 1,000

VISAKHAPATNAM: Students of Narayana Educational Institutions bagged a good number of ranks in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), the results of which were released on Wednesday.

``The students of Vizag branch bagged seven ranks this year as against six last year. P. Nagendra Kumar who secured the 54th rank at the All-India level, has bagged the 10th rank at the State-level. It is all the more interesting that Nagendra Kumar who obtained only 82 per cent in SSC, improved his per centage after joining Narayana College by securing 94 per cent in Intermediate,'' G. Ramalingeswara Rao, zonal in-charge of the institutions, said at a media conference.

He said that the institution achieved over 40 ranks below 1,000 in AIEEE.

Nagendra said that he had studied for about 15 hours a day. He is confident of getting a good rank in IIT. His father P. Naglingeswara Rao is an employee in the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.

K. Mohan Rao, principal, IIT Academy (long-term) and K. Rajasekhar, principal of the junior college were present at the news conference.

Another Vizag boy, N. Sri Teja, has bagged the 17th rank at the national-level and third rank at the State-level. A former student of Timpany School, he underwent coaching at the IIT Ramaiah Institute in Hyderabad. He is the son of N.P. Kishore, centre head of NIIT Vizag Centre.

Sri Chaitanya: Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions bagged 63 ranks below 1,000 at the State-level in the AIEEE examination. Students of the institutions bagged 17 ranks at the national-level.

J.S. Sridhar of Sri Chaitanya, Visakhapatnam, secured the eighth rank at the State-level and 41st rank at the national level, according to K.V. Ramana, administrative officer of the institute.

Vikas Educational Institutions: Ankit Agarwal and Ujwal Goyal of the Vizag branch bagged the 67th and 96th rank respectively at the national level in the AIEEE examination. The group secured 13 ranks below 1000, according to M. Prasanna, director of the institute.