RIST Students shines in GATE
RIST, 11th APRIL 2017: ERD Foundation which is
the largest educational network in North East
running different institutions with a motto of
unveiling excellence and bring out the potential
of the students of this region with proper
training and support. And it is proved again
that the initiatives have not gone in vein as
the number of students from USTM and RIST have
cleared various national level examinations with
flying colours. To aspire their hard work and
dedication, a felicitation program has been
organised where UPSC-IES-2016 topper Mr Idul
Ahmed was present as distinguished guest.
The students of USTM and RIST who have been
felicitated were, Khikeya Semy (MSc Botany),
Miss Moirangthem Veigyabati (MSc Zoology),
Tariat Matey(MSc Zoology) for clearing CSIR NET
– JRF and Lilika k Zhimomi (MA Rural
Development) for clearing UGC –NET 2016 from
USTM and from RIST, Sudipta Nayan Puzari(CE), K
Vitoka Awomi (EEE), Ankur Jyoti Phukan (CSE),
Souvik Dey (CE) for clearing GATE examination.
Miss Delan Rongpipi, BSc 6th sem, Applied
Biology, USTM who has qualified the IIT-JAM
examination to pursue her Masters studies in IIT
Guwahati was also felicitated on the occasion.
Earlier many of the students from both USTM and
RIST have qualified national level examinations
and this year many of the students missed for
only few marks. The teachers are very hopeful
that next year more success will knock the doors
of ERDF institutions.
In the same occasion UPSC-IES-2016 topper Mr
Idul Ahmed was also felicitated for his
achievement and making North East region proud.
While addressing the students Mr Idul Ahmed
urged the students to give effort to qualify
national level examinations, whereas students
from other states are cracking the examinations.
Shri Mahbubul Hoque during the felicitation
program stated that he is extremely happy seeing
the achievements of the students and hopeful
that many more students will qualify the
national level examinations in coming years and
the existing students should take it as a
challenge and work hard rest all sort of support
and training will be provided from the
It is also worth mentioning that under the
flagship program of ERDF if any student can
qualify Indian Civil Service examination a
amount of Rs two lakhs will be given to him/her
for the achievement. Till date the achievers of
UGC-NET have got back the entire amount of
course fees as it promised by the Chairman ERD
Foundation and Chancellor USTM Shri Mahbubul
Hoque. The students of RIST will also be given
an amount of fifty thousand rupees for
qualifying any national level examination.
Dr R K Sarma, Pro-Vice Chancellor, USTM, Prof
Amarjyoti Choudhury, CV Raman Chair Professor,
USTM, Prof Alaka Sarma, Dean, Students Welfare,
Dr SC Das, Dean, SOBS, USTM, Dr P.C Mahanta,
Director, RIST along with higher officials of
both USTM and RIST, faculty members and students
were present on the occasion.