Aakash BYJU’S students Prachi Jindal and Amritansh Nigam win a silver medal

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Mumbai, July 18th, 2022: Amritansh Nigam and Prachi Jindal students from Aakash BYJU’S, the national
leader in test preparatory services, have made the organization and the nation proud by outshining
in the prestigious International Biology Olympiad 2022 by securing a silver medal each for their
stupendous performance. The students were selected by HBCSE to represent India in International
Biology Olympiad 2022. This year the Indian team won 4 medals in total, 1 Gold and 3 Silver.
Based on their performance in the Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Biology (IOQB) Part II, Amritansh Nigam
and Prachi Jindal were selected for IBO 2022, which was held at Yerevan, Armenia in offline mode from
July 10 th  to 18 th  2022. Both the students scored exceptionally well in the IOQB part II and directly
became eligible to participate in IBO 2022.
The examination is organized by the Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences in association with
the Indian Association of Physics Teachers and Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE). Each
year over 30,000 students of 12th Standard or below, sit for this examination.
IOQB is intended for students of 12th standard, though 11th standard students are also allowed to
appear for the examination. There is a designated state-wise quota according to which the students are
selected for the next stage. Further, all students scoring greater than 80% of the average of the top ten
scores at the national level (called Merit Index Score) get automatically selected irrespective of the
state-wise quota. Usually, the top 1% of students from this examination are selected to sit for the Indian
National Biology Olympiad.
Congratulating the students on the impressive results, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Managing Director,
Aakash BYJU’S said: “We are very proud of Amritansh and Prachi who represented and brought honor
to India at the global platform in Armenia for IBO 2022. We would also like to thank the parents for
extending support. The credit goes to the hard work put in by our students and faculties as well as the
quality test preparation imparted at the institute. I wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”
Aakash BYJU’S aims to help students in their quest to achieve academic success. It has a centralized in-
house process for curriculum and content development and faculty training and monitoring, led by its

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National Academic Team. Over the years, students from Aakash have a proven selection track
record in various Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams, Competitive and Olympiads.