BASE students top in stage 1 of International Science Olympiads
Bangalore, January 31, 2017: After securing top slots in various competitive examinations, BASE students have now proved their excellence in the National Standard Examination (stage 1 of International Science Olympiad) too by securing top ranks across verticals. The students have achieved the 1st rank in three subjects - Biology, Physics, Astronomy and the 2nd rank in Chemistry of the National Standards Examination Science Olympiads in the state. They have also secured 5 out of 35 ranks in Maths. Overall BASE has 27 qualifications for the 2nd round of Olympiads.
Olympiads isa platform which helps to recognize the potential of young students in the PureScience stream. The Olympiads programme follows 5 Stages: Stage 1 is called thenational standard examinations (NSE), Stage 2 Indian National Olympiad (INO),Stage 3 orientation-cum-selection camp (OCSC), Stage 4 pre-departure trainingcamp (PDT) and Stage 5 is participation in International Olympiad (IO). Eachcountry sends a team of 4 to 6 students for IO in each subject.
Theprogramme is financially supported by Government of India, in particular, byBoard of Nuclear Sciences (Department of Atomic Energy), Department of Scienceand Technology, Department of Space and Ministry of Human Resource Development– and hence known as the official Olympiads programme.
Congratulatingthe students, Y K Jayaramappa, CEO, BASE said, “BASE has always encouragedstudents to strive towards academic success and this commendable feat has showntheir passion to excel. We will continue to condition our students to exploretheir complete potential and move forward to succeed in academics.”