India became overall Country topper and FIITJEE Classroom students made India Proud in International Junior Science Olympiad"

Delhi. 15 December 2014: A young Science enthusiast from Delhi, a student of India’s most trusted
engineering entrance training institute, has made India proud by winning the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) conducted in Mendoza, Argentina this month. The IJSO held between 2nd to 11th December has declared Kushagra Juneja as the World Topper among all the participants represented in IJSO 2014. He won a Gold Medal on the basis of the Individual Performance and Silver Medal in the Experimental Exam. Kushagra, a student of Four Year Classroom Program at FIITJEE Punjabi Bagh centre, is currently studying in class X and his achievement has made FIITJEE proud. The International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) is a competition among brightest students of various countries across the world in the Natural Sciences. Other FIITJEE students who bagged Gold Medals are Irin Ghosh from Durgapur (WB), who also has been declared as Runner Up (2nd World Topper) followed by G. Pradeep from Chennai and finally Debaditya Pramanik from Kolkata. Kushagra was among the top six students from India who were selected through a multi staged competition and filter process to represent the country at the international stage. There were 32 countries across the globe participated and total 19 gold medals were given based on overall performances out of which India won 6 Gold medals. And out of 6 Gold Medals FIITJEE students have grabbed 4 Gold Medals. In India, The International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) is conducted in total four stages. The first stage is National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSEJS) which is conducted by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) for HBCSE. Indian students who are 14 years of age as on 1st January of the competitive year (Stage-I) and in addition in class X or lower are eligible to appear in the exam. If they qualify in NSEJS, they are eligible for subsequent stages leading to their participation in International Junior Science Olympiad. Every year, around 300 students qualify in NSEJS. Source: Article

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