15 from Chandigarh make it to IIMs

Chandigarh, April 13 -- More than 15 students from the city have made it to these three coveted institutes namely IIMs at Bangalore, Calcutta and Ahmedabad. The most awaited results of the season have begun to pour in and with it has ended the long wait for thousands of MBA aspirants. IIM Ahmedabad was first of the IIMs to come out with the final admission list for 2013-2015 session on Saturday.

Out of the 13 IIMs that have conducted group discussions and rounds of interview, result lists of only the IIMs at Bangalore, Calcutta and Ahmedabad were available. The results received so far show that more than 15 students from the city have made it to these three coveted institutes. The results for the other IIMs are still awaited, and since some of them recently concluded their interviews, the results are expected to come only till the end of April.

The IIMs declared the results of the written test in January and more than 170 students received calls for the prestigious institutes from the region. This year's results were good for the city with the all-India CAT topper being from Chandigarh. "This year has seen a significant increase in the number of girls who have got calls from the IIMs and this is bound to reflect in the final results for these institutes", said Hirdesh Madan, Head-North India at Bulls Eye.

A visibly ecstatic Vinay Parnami, who converted his IIM-Calcutta call, said, "I feel on top of the world. All the hard work paid off and all the members of my family are elated to have received the new success. The whole day has gone in receiving congratulatory messages." Another student, Anshul Garg, hailing from Panchkula who topped CAT, was elated to receive a call from IIM-Calcutta and IIM-Ahmedabad. He said, "It's the stuff of dreams becoming reality. It required a lot of hard work, honesty and expert guidance that helped me get through."

This year, close to two lakh students appeared for the examination which was held between October and November 2012. Around 10,000 students appeared for the exam from this region.

Names of those selected Percentage Name of IIM

Anshul Garg 100% IIM C, A-ABM

Abhinav Gupta 99.97% IIM C

Ankita Goyal 99.80% IIM C

Arshia Verma 99.73% IIM C

Harpreet Kaur 99.58% IIM C

Harshvardhan H Samvasar 99.69% IIM B, C

Himanshu Popli 99.85 % IIM C

Ishansh Singh 96.55% IIM B

Mukul Mathur 99.75 % IIM C

Shourya Suhag 99.9% IIM C

Supreet Kaur 99.2% IIM A-ABM

Tania Garg 99.69% IIM B

Vinay Parnami 99.94 % IIM C

Vishesh Nagpal 86.89% IIM A-ABM

Published by HT Syndication with permission from Hindustan Times.