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Jamshedpur girl Sulagna Basak is second national in ICSE Class 10 – Avenue Mail

Hill Top School student prefers biotechnology
Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, July 17: Sulagna Basack, a student of Hill Top School in Telco, has secured the second position in the country by scoring 99.6 per cent in ICSE. Sulagna said, “My aim is to study further in IIT, but have no intention to be a part of the rat race. I intend to do biotechnology instead of computer engineering.”
The second national ICSE topper reasoned on her preference for biotechnology when she reasoned, “Biotechnology is an upcoming area. This field has an important role in the treatment of various diseases including cancer. The world of nanotechnology is shaping out in a reality mould.”
Going by the promising biotechnology arena, efforts will be made to go in for new research through this stream.
Sulagna’s father, Partha Basack is an IT engineer and runs his own software business. Her mother is an architect. The family lives in Ghorabandha. Sulagna is the only child of her parents. School Principal Punita Chauhan stated, “Sulagna is very meritorious and is very serious about her study. She is the recipient of the Principal’s Award this year.”  Presently, Sulagna is pursuing her engineering dreams at a coaching institute in Ranchi.
Two marks deducted in English
Sulagna obtained 99.8 percent marks on the basis of English  and the best four subjects she secured high marks in. She secured 100 marks out of 100 in Science, Social Science, Mathematics and Computer. Only two marks were deducted in English. Hindi, in which Sulagna received 99 marks, was not included in the percentage of marks. Sulagna told that she had not expected such high percentage marks.  She said, “I had expected five marks less but at the end of the day, I am very happy with the result.”


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