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Sadaf tops Andhra in Civil Engineering exams; Awarded gold medal

Sunday September 25, 2011 07:36:47 PM, Staff Reporter

Syeda Sadaf of Jawaharlal Nehru Polytechnic Engineering College, Hyderabad with the Gold Medal she won after topping the engineering exams.

Malegaon: Ms. Syeda Sadaf of Hyderabad created history after she secured the first rank in the Andhra Pradesh Civil Engineering exams held earlier in the year. Sadaf is the first Muslim girl student to achieve this rank.


In recognition of her extraordinary achievement, the government of Andhra Pradesh awarded her with the prestigious ‘Engineer Kode Seetha Devi Best Woman Student Merit Award in Polytechnic Education (Civil Engineering)’.


The award comprises a cash of Rs. 5,000/-, a Gold Medal and a certificate.


Sadaf secured the highest percentage of marks in “Diploma in Civil Engineering” in the state of Andhra Pradesh to bag the first prize.


Incidentally, Sadaf - a student of Jawaharlal Nehru Polytechnic Engineering College, Ramanthapur in Hyderabad, had also topped the Engineering Common Entrance Test (CET) prior to the admission in the Polytechnic College. On this basis, she was offered a seat by the Osmania University Engineering College in OU campus.


Besides being an outstanding student, Sadaf is a also a social activist and is always at the forefront in the activities orgsnied by Nisa Research and Resource Centre for Women - a Hyderabad based NGO working for the empowerment of women.


Congratulating Sadaf and wishing her best wishes, Kaneez Fathima, Chairperson of Nisa Research and Resource Centre for Women said, "Sadaf's achievement is an honour for any student. She has set an example for other Muslim girls." 

"Nisa Research and Resource Centre for Women congratulates her for the remarkable result and wish that she will use her success, abilities and skills for the benefit of the community", she said.


"We also hope that she will fulfill her responsibilities as a social activist", she added.





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