15 November, 2022 | Pragati Singh
Amit Khokhar, an alumnus of Adani Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad AVMA, feels that the method of teaching imparted by his school has proved to be the guidance for his future.
The role of the school in the life of a child is very crucial in shaping his or her future, after all it is the school that promotes interest and empowers them with opportunities to become successful individuals.
This is exactly what Amit Khokhar, who secured first position in NAEST 2022 at the college level, believes in. An alumnus of Adani Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad AVMA), the young boy feels that the method of teaching imparted by his school has proved to be the guidance for his future.
“The roots of my successes are in Adani Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad. I am very grateful to Gautam Adani Sir, Priti G Adani Ma’am, Shilin R Adani Ma’am and the school management for the multiple opportunities and support that they have selflessly gifted me. The encouragement of teachers helped me a lot to think about my career and proceed further in the field of pure sciences. One thing I learnt from my AVMA teachers is that learning and exploring is more important than just studying or reading, the benefits of which are now clearly visible in my pursuits,” he shares.
This feat of Amit at NAEST (National Anveshika Experimental Skill Test), which is an initiative by Padmashree Dr H C Verma at IIT Kanpur, Sopan Ashram, has made his teachers and his school very proud indeed.
NAEST is an annual competition which assesses and nurtures keen observational skills, analytical skills, and experimental skills of an Indian student in physics. It embodies the principles of NEP 2020 – joyful learning, learning to learn, experiential learning and competency-based assessment.
It is an annual competition which is open to students studying in Indian schools, colleges and universities. It is organized for two groups – Junior category for school students from classes 9 to 12 and the senior category for college students pursuing pure sciences at the graduation and post-graduation level.