Students of Tirupati shot to limelight by bagging a chunk of ranks in a series of national-level management tests.
K. Prabanj Reddy, an engineering graduate of Tirupati, cracked the Common Admission Test (CAT 2012) conducted for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the country. He scored 99.65 percentile, which is said to be the second highest in the State.
A former student of Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering, he pursued CAT training at Career Launcher for a year. Eyeing admission in one of the top three IIMs at Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Calcutta, he is also keen on taking the Indian Engineering Service (IES) examinations scheduled for June this year. Prabanj’s father K. Nagi Reddy works as a senior section engineer (wireless) with the South Central Railways at Guntakal.
He is closely followed by K.P. Madhusudhan (98.13 percentile) and N.C. Bharathwaj (97), who are doing fourth year engineering. Similarly, Y. Raja (95.70), Viroop, Sunil, Lakshmi Ganesh and Manogna shared the honours by scoring over 85 percentile marks.
“Some of them have also received calls from IIM-Kozhikode and IIM-Shillong,” said N. Sridhar, director of Career Launcher’s Tirupati branch.
Meanwhile, P. Siddhartha scored 98 percentile in the Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test 2012, for admission into the Pune-based B-School, ranked the fifth in the country.