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A student from Amity International School is selected by 3 Ivy League Universities

April 6, 2023

“I’m inspired by everything and anything which I can learn from”, says Dhruv Bhargava of Amity International School, Sector-46 Gurugram, selected by three prestigious Ivy League Universities and over 15 Universities globally

Dhruv Bhargava, a student of Class XII of Amity International School, Sector-46, Gurugram, has been selected by three prestigious Ivy League Universities of the world- University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA, Columbia University, New York, USA and Brown University, Rhode Island, USA. In addition, Dhruv has also been selected by other world-renowned Universities including Georgia Tech, Duke University, USC, Washington Seattle, University of Michigan, University of Massachusetts, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, UC Davis, Purdue University, University Of Toronto, McGill University, University of Alberta, Queens University, McMaster University and University of British Columbia. Ivy League Universities have a great reputation for academic excellence and are internationally recognized as the most prestigious institutions of Higher Education.

Delighted at this spectacular achievement of Dhruv, Dr. Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity International Schools, averred, “It is a proud moment for all Amitians that our student, Dhruv Bhargava, has got admission in not only one but three most sought-after Ivy League Universities of the world. The brilliant students of Amity always shine bright and stand out from others, whether it’s academics or extracurricular achievements and bring laurels to their school. This is yet another feather in the cap of Amity, which is the most reputed Education Group with a global presence and stands for quality education and scientific research and innovation. This huge achievement not only makes Amitians proud but will also contribute to making India a Global Superpower, through brilliant young minds who will lead the country.”

Congratulating the student, Ms. Arti Chopra, Principal of Amity International School, Sector-46, Gurugram stated, “It is my distinct pleasure to have nurtured Dhruv Bhargava in our institution. As the Principal of Amity International School, Sector-46 Gurgaon, I have observed Dhruv over the course of ten years and seen him evolve as a student. Dhruv is one of the most industrious, proactive, inherently curious and empathetic students who has consistently been in the top 1% of his batch. With his deep involvement in the school community, his natural flair as a leader, his meticulous balance of academics and co-curricular activities, Dhruv was appointed Head Boy of the school and has led a lot of initiatives at the school. I am sure his CBSE results would be very good and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours”.

Ecstatic at his accomplishment, Dhruv said, “I’m immensely grateful to Dr. Amita Chauhan ma’am, for always encouraging and guiding me, along with my teachers for the learning and support that they have provided me through my years at Amity. I will always cherish interacting with Amita Ma’am, and it is because of her that my educational journey has been fruitful and rewarding. For the preparation of the entrance exams, I worked very hard to secure good grades through school, made good friends and participated in all the opportunities provided to me by my Alma Mater, Amity.”

A student blessed with an interdisciplinary approach and engaging mind to combine his skills in tech with that of a concern for his surroundings, Dhruv started an initiative called ‘DigiRoots India’, as part of the Technology club in school, during the time of COVID-19. This initiative endeavoured to spread digital literacy to the most remote parts of India, including artisans in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.  Today, the initiative partners with the WTO, UNESCO and the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts and has tutored over 2000 artisans in e-commerce and digital security, in multiple states. He has represented his school in several competitions including the Dhananjay Mohan Science Fair where he won the first prize because of his prototype– ‘VNeed- Unifying Communities’. Dhruv also held the position of the President of Interact–the community service club of the school. Under this role, he forged a collaboration between the school and the local government. Meeting with the Commissioner of Gurgaon for an initiative at the state level known as ‘Gurujal’, which is an integrated water management initiative, aiming to address the issues of water scarcity, ground-water depletion, flooding and stagnation in the Gurugram District of Haryana.

Dhruv has made significant contributions at internships and research projects he took up and scored a perfect 36/36 in the ACT. He was nominated by the school for the National Young Leaders Award, a flagship program under the vision of our Prime Minister to recognize and reward outstanding work done by the Indian youth. Driven by Science & Innovation, Dhruv’s ambition is to be a future leader in the scientific world and transform the world, thereby making it a better place to live in.

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