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Student from Lucknow becomes SAT topper in India

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Shubh Agrawal from Lucknow has roared his way to success by becoming the highest scorer in SAT in India. He scored 1590 out of 1600 in SAT for admission into universities in USA for undergraduate programs. SAT, also known as Scholastic Assessment Test is a standardized test that was conducted on January 21, 2017 and it is held at 175 countries from all over the world.

This is the first time in Lucknow where a student has scored this high and in all probability, this is the highest SAT score from India. 

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A delightful Shubh Agrawal, says that he will be applying for USA’s top colleges such as MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Caltech, Harvard and other prominent institutes. He further added by saying that he will also get a substantial scholarship. Wanting to study a pure sciences degree in physics, Shubh further added by saying that his score would help him get admissions into the best universities and with sufficient research facilities available, he would prefer to become a research physicist in astrophysics and space technology development.

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Shubh Agrawal, a 16 year old student from City Montessori school, Gomti nagar, has scored 800 out of 800 in Maths. He scored 790 out of 800 in the evidence based reading and writing in English section. There were four sections where two of them were from English and the other two were from mathematics. His overall score of 1590 is the highest percentile rank of 99+ in India.

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Sanjeev Kumar Pandey, a mentor of Shubh at USA UnivQuest, says that it is a proud moment for them as they have polished this gem for the world. Pandey also added that Shubh is also planning to write AP tests in May to strengthen his application and also maximise his scholarship.  The research team at USA UnivQuest says that there are less than 1500 students who have scored 1590 or higher from all across the world.

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