Mangaluru, May 26, 2016: Students from DK, Dakshina Kannada fared better than other districts in Karnataka in II PU exam, the results were declared on May 25, Wednesday, two from the district figured among the toppers in the Science stream.
Aashik Narayan M. and Daksha Jain, both from Alva’s Pre-University College Moodbdri, were ranked sixth and ninth, respectively, in the Commerce stream. Several students from the district scored cent per cent marks in five subjects in Commerce, Arts and Science streams. Nearly 20 colleges recorded 100 per cent results.
With 593 marks, Narayan hopes to get a seat in Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi. “I will have more than the cut off marks. I want to do the three-year B.Com (Honours) course in that prestigious college.” He said that he was writing CACPT, the first level of Chartered Accountancy examinations, on June 19. “I intend to become a CA and have my own firm,” said young Narayan.
Aashik Narayan M, a native of Manjeshwar in Kerala, is the eldest of the two children of Ganapathi Prasad, associate vice-president in JSW Steel in Hosapete, and Asha Bharathi, Associate Professor (Electronics and Communication Department), RYM College, Ballari.
Daksha Jain, scored 593 marks, said it was her father Praveenchandra Jain’s involvement in preparing students for competitive examination that instilled in her the desire to strive to become an IAS officer. He has been running an institute in Moodbidri to train students for the last two years. “I have already started my preparations,” Daksha Jain said.
Among the many who have scored 100 per cent marks in five subjects include Vaishnavi Ballal, who has scored 590 marks in the Science stream. Like her father Rajesh Ballal, a doctor, Vaishavai wants to enter the field of medicine. She intends to become a neurosurgeon. With an eye for a seat in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Vaishnavi has already written NEET-1. She said she will also write NEET-2 in July.