Odisha boy Katyan Anshuman, a class XI student of Delhi Public School, Kalinga has secured International Rank 1 in the second round of the 15th National Cyber Olympiad (NCO).
The competition was organised by Science Olympiad Foundation (SFO). He will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 50,000, gold medal and merit certificate by the foundation.
In the most competitive Olympiads yet, close to 2 lakh students from over 34000 schools in 22 countries, qualified for the 2nd level SOF Olympiads at about 500 test centres across the globe.
“Anshuman is a brilliant boy and he has brought many accolades to the school and the state as well. His achievement is a feather in the caps of DPS Kalinga, which will inspire other students to achieve such feat in future,” said Mustaque Ahmad, head of the department computer science of the school.
Anshuman is already the state topper in national olympiads of science, cyber, maths and English. He is also a National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) scholarship holder and cleared first round of Kishore Vaigyanik Protshahan Yojana (KVPY).