AMU: Entire Batch of M.Sc Biotechnology Students Qualify GATE 2018

Published: | March 22, 2018
AMU: Entire Batch of M.Sc Biotechnology Students Qualify GATE 2018
  • The entire batch of the final-year M.Sc. Biotechnology at AMU has qualified the GATE 2018 exam.
  • Nine students from the Geology department of AMU have also qualified the GATE exam this year.

Apart from featuring in the list of institutes that have been granted greater autonomy, AMU has achieved another milestone. The entire final-year batch of M.Sc. Biotechnology at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has cracked the GATE 2018 exam. The result of GATE exam were released on March 16, whereas, the scorecards were released on March 21, 2018.

There are a total of 14 students in the final-year M.Sc. Biotechnology batch at AMU and all of them cleared the GATE exam. According to the statement released by AMU, three of these students secures ranks in the top 30 students throughout India, while the remaining 11 have secured ranks in the top 200 students.

AMU M.Sc. Biotechnology Students who cleared GATE:

  • Badal Singh Chauhan – Rank 9
  • Absar Talat – Rank 14
  • Piyush Pachauri – Rank 28
  • Shabnam
  • Hira Ateeq
  • Shamsul Huda
  • Khadija Dabeer
  • Tabish Iqbal
  • Nabeela Farhat
  • Asma Nishat
  • Owais Ahmad
  • Inamur Rehman
  • Maryam Khursheed
  • Sarah Khaleeq

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Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Prof Asad Ullah Khan, congratulated the students of Biotechnology for qualifying GATE 2018. He further said that faculty members have provided the students with necessary training and counselling.

Other than these 14 students from M.Sc. Biotechnology batch, there are other students who cleared GATE. Nine students from the Department of Geology at AMU have also cleared the GATE 2018, the university added.

Also Read: AMU Students Seek Minority Status for University

Qualifying GATE is important in order to secure seats or get financial aid for master’s and doctoral level programmes in Engineering, Architecture or Technology or Science. Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) also shortlist students for jobs on the basis of GATE exam score.

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