Report by OD bureau; New Delhi: Famously known as the class of Nobel laureate and iconic leader of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi, the Political Science (Hons.) Department of India’s No.1 ranked college Lady Shri Ram College (LSR), Delhi, is arguably among the most sought-after course in the country. Belting out top-notch global leaders, its alumni include HSBC head Naina Lal Kidwai, former Clinton advisor Chitra Subramanium, Maneka Gandhi and the likes.
Students of the dept. topped the Model UN held at Harvard University in 2011 and is part of an international consortium with 32 American colleges.
And working into the shoes of this stalwarts will be Odia girl Baisali Mohanty, who has made her state proud bagging a berth in the coveted course of LSR. Over 400 students securing over the minimum cut-off percentage of 94% were short listed for the course and only one-tenth of them were finally successful in securing admission through the rigorous screening process.
Baisali passed out CBSE class 12 from KIIT International School, Bhubaneswar, this year (2012) with 94% in best four subjects. Daughter of well known writer Manasi Pradhan and former Chief Engineer RB Mohanty, Baisali has also earned wide acclaim as an Odissi dancer. She was conferred with the prestigious Rajib Gandhi Pratibha Samman for the year 2011 by Hon’ble Governor of Odisha.
Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi, popularly known as LSR and offering only Arts courses, has been consistently ranked No.1 in national ranking with top placement records and highest salary package of Rs 32 lakh in last placement season.