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Sahyadri bags VTU ranks and Gold Medals

Sahyadri bags VTU ranks and Gold Medals

VTU results are out and it is indeed a joyous and a proud moment for Sahyadri to announce that its students have bagged gold medals and ranks! The rigorous and relentless efforts of faculty and students and also their hard work, has brought fame and pride to Sahyadri. Sahyadri is delighted with the students achievements and rightfully so. Kudos!

Ms. Pavithree B. Shetty (4SF14CS186) a student of Computer Science & Engineering bags four gold medals having secured first rank for her outstanding academic performance in VTU examinations. Out of 15,919 students of Computer Science & Engineering who appeared for the examinations, Ms. Pavithree stood first in the University. She will be accoladed with four most prestigious medals viz. “PESIT Gold Medal”, “R.N. Shetty Gold Medal”, “Jyothi Gold Medal” and “VTU Gold Medal”.

The awarding ceremony will be held on the occasion of VTU Convocation, which is slated for 18th March, 2019, in the august presence of His Excellency Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, Honourable Vice-President of India and His Excellency Shri. Vajubhai R. Vala, Honourable Governor of Karnataka and Chancellor, VTU.

About Pavithree B. Shetty
“To have a gold medal around one’s neck is an indescribable feeling.” Ms. Pavithree B. Shetty conveys a beautiful message at this joyous moment of her life.

• Her brief Profile
Ms. Pavithree B. Shetty is a Computer Science & Engineering Graduate from Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management. She is the daughter of Mr. H Balakrishna Shetty, a Businessman and Mrs. Amitha B. Shetty. At a young age of 12, she secured 73rd rank in the country in Junior Level of HRD exams. The very next year she bagged 7th Rank in the state in Science Talent Hunt. In SSLC board exams, she stood 1st in Koppa Taluk.

• Her achievements at Sahyadri
Ms. Pavithree’s project titled 'Smart City' secured 1st place in State Level Project Exhibition, 'Srishti-2016'. Her final year project 'Recognition of Handwritten Characters and converting them to Editorial Format using Machine Learning Techniques' got a grant from the VTU. She was awarded the 'Best Outgoing Student’ of CS Department and got placed in Moonraft Innovation Labs with a package of Rs 8 lakhs per annum.

• Her message:
My aspiration is to become a professor and pass on my knowledge to the coming generations. From a very young age I had an urge to teach others, and when I got a chance to listen to Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam live, his words inspired me to become a professor. He wasn't just a source of inspiration but my role model in my life who taught me that it is not necessary to be a teacher to teach.
I'm really happy at the moment. This achievement wouldn't have been possible without the guidance of our faculties and management. I would like to thank God, my parents and my family who always supported me in all my endeavors. I'm grateful to Prof. Sudheer Shetty, Dean-Examinations, who is my personal mentor, guide and whose valuable suggestions at every stage have finally borne fruit today.
I would also like to thank Dr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman, and Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management for providing us with all the facilities and practical based learning which helps in the overall development of a student's skill set. I would like to extend my gratitude to the Principal, Dean, HoD and the whole department of Computer Science & Engineering for being very supportive at every stage. Last but not the least I would like to thank my friends for always being there for me.
I'd always be grateful to this beautiful institution which has been the backbone to my success.

In addition to the above, Ms. Sthuthi K.A. (4SF14CV107) from the Civil Engineering Department will be awarded with “UltraTech Gold Medal” for having secured highest marks in the subject “Concrete Technology”.

The other rank-holders are:
Ms. Athmeeya H.P., (4SX16MBA10) 5th Rank; Mr. Varun K., (4SX16MBA83), 10th Rank; from the Department of Business Administration (MBA)

Mr. Manikanta P.V., (4SF16CCS06), 3rd Rank; Ms. Anusha K., (4SF16CCS02), 6th Rank; from the M.Tech Discipline of Computer Aided Design of Structures (CADS) of Civil Engineering Department.

About MBA rank-holders
Department of Business Administration is happy to announce that MBA students have secured two ranks for the 2016-18 batch.

Ms. Athmeeya H.P. is specialised in HR. She has cleared NET Exam in the first attempt. She is a graduate in Electronics & Communication Engineering. She had 4 years of work experience before joining Sahyadri college to pursue studies in Business Administration.

Ms. Athmeeya is the wife of Mr. Shreyas, Deputy Commissioner (Customs & GST). She is mentored by Dr. Vishal Samartha - Director, MBA. She secured 194 marks out of 200 for the Fourth Semester Project titled “Idiosyncratic Rater effect and its manifestation in Performance Appraisal system, A Study at Novigo Solutions, Mangalore.

Mr Varun K. is specialized in Finance. He has participated in Management fest like IIM Indore, IIM Bangalore Fest and won several prizes. He has also attended summer school programme at IIM Ahmedabad. He is a B.Com Graduate, placed at KPMG, Bengaluru. Under the mentorship and guidance of Prof. Chandrakanth S. he did his project titled “Comparative study on financial analysis of Karnataka bank with other scheduled banks.

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