Keeping with the tag of ‘districts of intelligent people’ three students from Mangaluru and Udupi have secured the first ranks in science and commerce in the PU results announced in Bengaluru on Thursday May 11.
Srujuna N, a student of Expert College here and Radhika Pai, a student of Saraswati Vidyalaya PU College, Gangolli bagged the first rank in science. Spandana, a student of Alva’s College, Moodbidri ranked first in state in commerce.
Both Srujana and Radhika scored 596 out of 600 in science. Spandana scored 594 in commerce.
In arts, the first rank went to Chaitra from Ballari.
Srujana N is the daughter of P Niranjan Kumar and Dr Nalini N from Tumakuru. Nalini is the principal of Sri Devi Institute of Engineering and Technology Tumakuru, and Niranjan, a businessman.
Darshan P, a student of St Aloysius PU College is a commerce topper with 98.83%, only two marks short of being the state topper. He scored 593 out of 600.