Twelve Excellent Students Received the 5th YES Award in India
The award ceremony for the 5th YES Award in India took place at Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi on February 28, 2012. More than 400 applications, a large increase from the previous year, came from the seven affiliated IIT schools. They were screened down to 100 based on the performance records and essays. The 12 students were selected for the award after discrete interviews in which they were asked about their essays and aspirations.
At the venue, the awardees were celebrated by many guests including university officials and media people as well as their families and friends. Among the chief guests, Former Chairman, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Dr. G. Madhavan Nair congratulated the awardees. In addition, one 2011 YES Plus awardee who had just returned from Japan, reported his valuable experience and encouraged his juniors to also go study in Japan.
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