School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi on Sunday, 19th October, 2014 organised an Online aptitude test named SMS Mental Ability Recognition Test (SMART) for the intermediate students to identify the potential talent existing in the city, with an intention to hone their skills depending on the aptitude of the candidate. Around 500 students from 22 schools of Varanasi and adjacent areas of Purvanchal participated in the event. The prominent schools included St. John’s School (DLW, Madauli and Ledhupur), DAV Public School, DPS Kashi, DLW Intercollege, Glenhill Public School, Little Flower House, CHS (Boys and Girls), Aditya Birla Public School, Renukoot etc. to name a few.
The first prize of Rs. 15,000/- was won by Mr. Kaustubh Garg of Guru Nanak English School, Shivpur, Varanasi while the second and third prizes of Rs. 10,000/- and 5,000/- were won by Mayank Vishwakarma and Saurabh Sarkhel of Central Hndu Boys School, Kamachha, Varanasi and St. John’s School, Marhauli, Varanasi respectively . There were seven consolation prizes of Rs. 2,500/- each were given to Himanshu Kumar, Arvind Kumar, Kartik Kumar Pandey, Akshay Gupta (All CHS Boys School), Kumar Shantanu (St. John’s School Ledhupur), Nikhil Maurya (Happy Home Engiish School) and Dharmesh Kumar (D.L.W. Inter College, Varanasi).
Present on the occasion were the Executive Secretary, Dr. M. P. Singh, Registrar Shri Sanjay Gupta and members from the faculty and staff. The event was conducted and coordinated by Mr. Rohit Mehta and Mr. Avinash C Supkar (both Assistant Professors, SMS). The Vote of thanks was proposed by Shri Sanjay Gupta, Registrar of the Institute.