They may be young but not immature. They have a clear vision of their future and they are determined. These are this years successful candidates of ICSE.
Ajey Rengarajan,a Bishop School student wants to become a computer engineer and venture into the world of R&D in IT. I am going to pursue Science in junior college. After that,I will strive to get into computer engineering. I love the world of computers and hope to contribute in it as a researcher, says Ajey,who scored 96.6 per cent in this years ICSE.
Another high scoring ICSE candidate Deven Gandhi,who has scored 96.8 per cent wants to study medicine and become a neurosurgeon.I love science and want to explore the world of medicine in future, says Deven,whose parents are doctors too.
Tanmay Jadhav,who has scored 97.2 per cent,dreams to become a surgeon too. I do not want to pursue courses like MBA or Engineering. I want to become a doctor,a skilled surgeon, he says.
Mihir Jain,another ICSE high-scorer,joins the list of youngsters who has a clear image of his future and means to steadfastly achieve it. I want to join IIT,and become an engineer. I love mathematics and physics,and would pick any course in these related fields, he told Newsline.
However,there were a few exceptions. Saylee Dharne,a Vidya Valley student,is struggling to make up her mind between Arts and Science streams. I love Arts and Science equally,and am unable to decide. It is a tough choice,but I must take a call, she said.
Speaking to Newsline,many successful ICSE and ISC students dedicated their success to parents and schools.
It is not just my efforts that counts,but also that of my parents and teachers. I couldnt have made it without their support, said Dipti Kurlkarni,a ICSE topper from Pawar Public School,Hadapsar.