Keeping with the tag of ‘districts of intelligent people’ three students from Mangalore and Udupi have secured the first ranks in science and commerce in the PU results announced in Bengaluru on May 11, 2017.
Srujuna N, a student of Expert College and Radhika Pai, a student of Saraswati Vidyalaya PU College, Gangolli bagged the first rank in science. Sai Samarth, a student of Sri Satya Sai Loka Seva PU College, Alike has topped the state in commerce.
Both Srujana and Radhika scored 596 out of 600 in science. Samarth scored 595 in commerce.
Srujana N is the daughter of P Niranjan Kumar and Dr Nalini N from Tumakuru. Nalini is the principal of Sri Devi Institute of Engineering and Technology Tumakuru, and Niranjan, a businessman. She scored full marks in physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, 97 in English and 99 in Hindi.
Radhika scored full marks in physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology, 98 in Sanskrit and 98 in English.
Darshan P, a student of St Aloysius PU College is a commerce topper with 98.83%, only two marks short of being the state topper. He scored 593 out of 600.