2020 - 2021

Pranava Singhal - Karnataka State topper in JEE (Advanced) 2020

With great pride we congratulate Pranava Singhal who has emerged the Karnataka State topper in JEE (Advanced) 2020.

We wish to congratulate the following students of our school, NPS HSR who have secured excellent and enviable ranks in the JEE.

Pranava Singhal – AIR 103
Kalp Vyas – AIR 289
Svatejas Shivakumar – AIR 777
Aayush Kumar – AIR 976

Congratulations students on your well-deserved success and we wish you all the best for all your future endeavours. May many such accomplishments follow.

We are proud of you dear students.

First rank in PES Scholastic Aptitude Test

Kavya Bhat of NPS HSR 2020 batch has made us all proud by securing the first rank in PES Scholastic Aptitude Test.

The Limitless Space Institute Essay Contest

Ishaan Mishra of Grade 12A, put his thoughts into paper on a space sojourn beyond the realms of our solar system, and exploring the interstellar human space travel, enabled by technological advancements. His essay “Dawn of a new space age” won him accolades at the contest held in July, 2020, in the high schoolers’ category, conducted by ‘The Limitless Space Institute’, a not for profit organization, headquartered in Houston, USA.

Powering his way to secure the third place in the essay contest, Ishaan accentuated on the possibilities looming large in the horizon in the form of VASIMR- the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket, which is an electrothermal thruster under development for possible use in spacecraft propulsion and Nuclear fusion technology that can make rockets of the future. The saga from the pale blue dot to the unknown and unchartered territories of the vast expanse, through the composition replete with citations, earned him an award of $500 and participation in a radio show called “The space show” hosted by Dr. David Livingston.

2020 TYE Global Competition

The TiE Young Entrepreneurs TYE- high school programme culminated in a global competition across 23 cities of the world in a virtual showdown from Seattle, USA on the 17th and 18th of July, 2020. The grand finale had 24 teams vying with each other for the top spot in the flagship event that had design thinking, validation, prototyping and business models components.

The quartet comprising of never say die entrepreneurs in the making Angaddh Anil and Atharv Kaushik of grade 10, of NPS HSR along with two other members, weaved their way into the finals and represented Bangalore city in the global challenge, the journey to stardom was not a flash in the pan but a year- long endeavor honing the skills required to compete at the international stage.

The live wires “Vox populi” to mean Voice of People with a mission to give voice to the democracy designed a mobile application that caters to the Public distribution system and its related problems. They made the cut with their business model that had the desired 9 building blocks of Unique Value Proposition, Unfair advantage, Channels, Customer Segmentation, Problem, Solution, Key Metrics, Cost Structure, and Revenue Streams. They hit the home run with an incredible pitch that showed their resilience and tenacity. The champions broke new ground with their cutting edge business model that won them a cash prize of $250.The school takes pride in their achievement and wish many more laurels.

Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, 2020

Anantharaman Subramanyam Iyer, a student of grade 10C, emerged as a finalist at the virtual finals held between May 10th and 15th, 2020. He teamed up with his sister and hit the jackpot with an innovative idea of a “mobile app for resolving conflicts between students”. Their idea presented at the IRIS National Science Fair in January was selected to represent India at the 2020 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

The Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair,2020, spanning 75 countries, organized by the Society for science & the public for students of grades 9 to 12, is the world’s largest international pre college science competition. The competitions are held in 21 different categories and Anantharaman catapulted his way to the finals with his entry in the behavioural and social sciences stream. The school recognizes the creditable and noteworthy performance of Anantharaman for his dedicated research work and design of the application that won him accolades at the international forum.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India recently conducted the ICAI Commerce Quiz 2020 for students from grades 9 to 12. The quiz was held online on June 29 to identify talent in students and encourage them towards Commerce Education.

Anirudh Karat Sudhir of 12 C bagged the 26th All India rank and 1st in Karnataka in his category and a cash award of Rs 2000.

Chirantana Pradeep of 9 A, Aarushi Gupta of 9 B and Anshu Varahagiri of 12 C have been awarded appreciation certificates in their respective categories.

Hearty congratulations to all the students!

Melio Speaking Challenge

Ilina Mukherjee of Grade 6 won the 2nd place in the Melio Speaking challenge in declamation. It is an international public speaking competition with 110 participants across world and 16 of them getting into the finals. Congratulations Ilina! We wish you All the Best for your future endeavours.

Webinar on Founder Talk Series

Mrinal Jain of grade 9 has created the right ecosystem for his entrepreneurial dreams by initiating the founder talk series which sees successful entrepreneurs sharing insights and their business acumen as part of his initiative called the http://www.monsterbrain.me. This platform founded by our enterprising student Mrinal is for high schoolers to make their ideas into reality by connecting the students to mentors, who can guide them.

The first in the Founder talk series, on 25 April, 2020, had Mr. Sachin Jaiswal of Niki.ai, an enterprise that brings digital services to rural India through AI, presenting his entrepreneurial journey and the challenges he faced to an enlightened high school audience. The enthusiastic students took great interest in the session and interacted with the speaker by asking him pertinent and relevant questions.

TiE Young Entrepreneurs competition 2019-20

In the prestigious TiE youth programme held on 9 May 2020 for high school students, Anggadh Anil and Atharv Kaushik of grade 10 along with their team members pitched their way to the grand TYE Global finals. The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) founded in Silicon Valley, is a nonprofit organization devoted to the mentoring, networking, education, funding and incubation of startups.

Their flagship event for the grades 9 to 12 saw our Young Turks rising to the occasion with their one of a kind product, using the Vox Populi platform which is hugely engaging, user friendly, ergonomically designed and responsive. They defeated the other 6 teams at the post with their innovative idea and stole the show. They are now all set to become the next generation entrepreneurs and will vie for the coveted international prize.