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ALLEN Student Shines in 10th International Earth Science Olympiad, Wins Silver Medal for the country

The students of ALLEN Career Institute continue to prove their excellence in the National & International Olympiads year after year.

silver medalist in IESO 2016 AMARJIIT VIKAS PANDE
  Amarjit Vikas Pande – Silver Medalist in IESO 2016

Amarjit Vikas Pande, the student of ALLEN Career Institute makes the nation proud by grabbing Silver Medal for the country in the 10th International Earth Science 2016. As per the Director Sh. Brajesh Maheshwari, “Amarjit, who is a classroom programme student at ALLEN Mumbai, was selected in the team of 4 students to compete in the 3rd and the final round of International Earth Science Olympiad this year where he has won a Silver Medal giving a tough competition to the students from various countries.”
The International Earth Science Olympiad – IESO, was founded as one of the major activities of the International Geoscience Education Organization– IGEO. IGEO is affiliated to and sponsored by International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). It is conducted in 3 rounds where 2 rounds are conducted in India and the 3rd or the final round is conducted abroad.

Amarjit Vikas Pande - IESO 2016 Silver MedalistIn India, The 1st two rounds of Earth Science Olympiad are conducted by the Geological Society of India. Students of class 9th, 10th and 11th are eligible to compete in it. This year, in the first round (written exam), 21 students were selected from all over India, who were then invited to participate in the Orientation Camp. After competing with each other in this 2nd round, 4 students were finally selected to represent India in the 10th International earth Science 2016, in which Amarjit was one. The final round of IESO was conducted in Mie, Japan from 20th to 27th August 2016 where the shortlisted students from all over the world competed.

Geo-science is very interesting

According to Amarjit, he got exceptional support at ALLEN, and an environment where he could grow as a student. “I have always had keen interest in Geoscience. I believe that to succeed in life, hard work and dedication are a must.” Amarjit aspires to be an engineer now.  A son to a businessman father, Amarjit’s mother Mrs. Poonam Pandey beamed with pride as she told how he got all kind of support from ALLEN.


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