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Education

Jul 2013Present

B.Tech & M.Tech in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi)
  • Department rank 1, CGPA: 9.27/10
2012

High School; XII standard

The Mother's International School
  • 94.8% in All India Secondary School Certificate Examination conducted by CBSE
2010

High School; X standard

The Mother's International School
  • Perfect GCPA of 10 in All India Secondary School Certificate Examination conducted by CBSE

Projects and Internships

May 2015Jul 2015

Imperial College London

Visiting Student, under Prof. Andrew Livingston

As one of the only three students sponsored and selected from India, I collaborated with a team working on the iterative synthesis of nanomedicines. Primary work involved testing, screening and characterization of polymeric membranes in a pressurized equipment for the same. Analysed the retentate and permeate compositions and set up an efficient rig for diafilteration of oligonucleotide mixtures. Was able to efficiently prepare samples and characterize various membranes tested.

Jan 2015May 2015

Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, IIT Delhi

Under Prof. Aditya Mittal

Project aimed at identifying trans-membrane domains in a protein by extracting audio signals from a music file created on MATLAB. Protein monomers (amino acids) were mapped onto musical notes using their hydropathy index in a consistently random manner using the method of minimum deviation. Music files were also created with the aim of extending the knowledge of proteins to the visually challenged.  

Jan 2014May 2014

Mechanical Engineering Workshop, IIT Delhi

Under Prof. P.V.M. Rao

Made with a team of four members a mechanical fruit plucker to address the woes of tree climbers plucking fruits. 

Scholastic Achievements

  • Cargill Global Scholar - selected as one of the 10 students from all over India (and one in fifty, globally) to receive the highly coveted scholarship given jointly by the IIE and  Cargill for displaying extraordinary leadership potential.
  • Selected for IITD's prestigious exchange program to the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan for fall semester, 2015.
  • Awarded merit scholarship by IIT Delhi for being in the top 7% percent of my department consistently.
  • Scored a percentile of 99.15 among over half a million candidates in IIT-JEE ( Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination)
  • All-India Rank 1285 in All India Engineering Entrance Examination among over 1.2 million candidates.
  • Among the top 0.1% of the Class XII examination given by students all over India - was eligible for the INSPIRE scholarship given by the central government.
  • Awarded scholarship from the State Government for scoring a perfect CGPA of 10 in CLASS X examinations.

Technical Skills

Programming languages: C++, Python, MATLAB, SML

Software Packages: AutoCAD/Autodesk Inventor, VBA for Word/Excel

Extra Curricular Achievements

SPORTS

  • Member of the women’s basketball team, IIT Delhi. Won Silver at Inter IIT 2014, the annual sports meet in which all 15 IITs compete.
  • Champion in Sportech 2015 and runner-up in Sportech 2014, IIT Delhi’s annual sports meet which sees participation from all over north India.
  • Member of Delhi State Sepak Takraw team at National Games 2006 held in Hyderabad.
  • Have won various Gold/Silver medals at Delhi State School Games in basketball, badminton and athletics from Zone S23.

CREATIVE WRITING AND DEBATING

  • Was elected as the representative of the Board for Student Publication (BSP), the institute body responsible for covering events happening in and around the campus, publishing newsletters, journals and magazines for leisure.
  • Was awarded for best contribution in the creative section consecutively (2013, 2014). 
  • Was elected as the representative of the Debating Society of IIT Delhi from my hostel.
  • Participated and won various debating and extempore events at college level. Adjudicated in the Indian National Debating Championship 2014, an Asia level debating competition.
  • Helped organize IIT Delhi British Parliamentary Debating Tournament (April 2014), the first of its kind in IIT Delhi.

MUSIC:

  • Participated in Dhwani 2014, the institute’s fusion music competition as a member of the hostel team and performed in Malhaar 2014 as a part of the institute band. Hold a diploma (Level A) in Hindustani Classical music (2006).