Sharvik Mittal has made India proud by winning a Silver Medal in the final round of 48th International Chemistry Olympiad that recently concluded in Georgia. According to Allen the Director Brajesh Maheshwari, this year the IChO was conducted jointly by The Ministry of Education and Science Georgia, Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation and Association of Professional Chemist of Georgia. Sharvik Mittal, an IIT-JEE classroom program student from Allen, was selected in the team of 4 students to represent India in the final round of 48th International Chemistry Olympiad in Georgia, where he has bagged a Silver medal for the country.
The prestigious Olympiad that was conducted in Georgia from 23rd July to 1st August 2016 witnessed the participation of the students from across 80 countries of the world.
IChO is conducted in 5 rounds
Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education based at Mumbai, conducts a tough National level Chemistry Olympiad in which this year 40,000 students from classes 11th and 12th appeared for the written test where 700 students were selected for the 2nd round. Out of these 700, only 36 students were selected for the orientation cum selection camp. After 10 days of lectures, only 4 students were selected to represent our country for the International Chemistry Olympiad.
Previously, in the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad held in 2015, Allen’s 2 students, Peeyush Kabra and Kshitij Garg bagged Gold and Silver Medal, respectively for India.
Sharvik, recently took admission into IIT Bombay’s Computer Science Branch after bagging All India Rank 29th in the IIT JEE exam. Not only this, Sharvik also secured AIR 145 in JEE Main whereas his BITS Score had been 394. He secured 96.8% in 12th Boards and has also been a KVPY and NTSE Scholar.