The GATE 2014 exam was taken by more than 8 lakh candidates all across the country. To be among the toppers is a matter of pride and honor for any student. Their stories of courage, determination and hard work is an inspiration for many.
GATE Toppers 2014
GATE 2014 AIR 1
Name – Shubham Kumar Singh
State – Uttar Pradesh
Graduation – B.Tech from HBTI (Hartcourt Butler Technological Institute)
The boy from Kanpur could not believe it when he saw that he had topped the GATE 2014 exam. It was a pleasant surprise for his parents as well, but they always knew him to be a hard working and intelligent student. When asked about his secret to success, he said that consistency in studies is what mattered.
His father is a medical officer, and needless to say very proud of him. In his footsteps, his younger brother is also doing good in studies.
With a plethora of options before him, Shubham will either opt for M.Tech in IISc Bangalore or take up a job in a PSU.
GATE 2014 Rank 1 in Electrical Engineering
Name - Ankit Goyal
State - Karnataka
Graduation - B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Indore
Some students are born to achieve great things in life. Having graduated from IIT I in 2013, Ankit had bagged the eight rank in GATE last year. However, he knew he could do better and thus put in more efforts and appeared for the GATE 2014 exam. This time, he was the AIR 1 in Electrical Engineering.
After graduation, he had joined Qualcomm as an Associate Engineer. Despite working at a full time job, this boy put in 3 to 4 hours daily to prepare for the exam, and the rest we know is history.
GATE 2014 Rank 10 in Chemical Engineering
Name - Apoorva Gupta
State - Uttar Pradesh
Graduation - B.Tech from HBTI (Hartcourt Butler Technological Institute)
HBTI is very proud to have the GATE top rankers from its institute. Elated with his performance, Apoorva wishes to pursue PG in IISc Bangalore. He said that he had devoted 4 hours every day to prepare for GATE exam.
GATE 2014 Rank 91 in Mechanical Engineering – Utkarsh Mishra
GATE 2014 Rank 120 in Mechanical Engineering – Satyam Awasthi
GATE 2014 Rank 192 in Civil Engineering – Himanshu Gupta
GATE 2014 Rank 242 in Civil Engineering – Ranjeet Singh
We wish all the students, the very best in their future!