Ahad Tarade of Karnataka Law Society’s Gogte Institute of Technology (GIT), Belagavi, is the topper among gold medalists with 13 medals.
He has secured first rank and created a record by bagging 13 gold medals and scoring highest marks across all engineering branches under Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) in the state. He also got highest aggregate marks in all the eight semesters in Civil Engineering.
Ahad Tarade had scored 93.28 per cent marks and among the 13 gold medals, he will be getting Nijagunappa Gurulingappa Hakkapakki Gold Medal, S.G. Balekundri Gold Medal, Murthy’s Medal of Excellence, R.N. Shetty Gold Medal and VTU Gold Medal.
He would honoured during VTU’s 14th annual convocation to be held at its auditorium at Jnana Sangama campus here on May 9 at 11 a.m.
Speaking to AAB Ahad said, “Never do anything just because others are doing it… Do things that u truly like… I choose civil engineering over all other fields because I love it..”
He further said “And I should thank to full Belgaum… I never moved out of it. . St Paul’s then GSS for PUC and then GIT.”
Ahad is presently doing post graduation in Real estate and urban infrastructure management from national institute of construction management, Pune and he did his schooling from St.Paul’s High School.
Governor and Chancellor of VTU Vajubhai Vala would preside over the convocation. Minister for Higher Education and Pro-Chancellor of VTU R.V. Deshpande would also attend the event. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu would deliver the convocation address to the gathering.