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