Indian School of Business alumnus bags scholarship by IndiaCollegeSearch.com

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

IndiaCollegeSearch.com largest college search and application platform has announced winner of its first reviews scholarship.

After successfully launching the all new ‘College Reviews’ feature in March, IndiaCollegeSearch.com, India's largest college search and application platform has announced winner of its first reviews scholarship. An alumnus of Indian School of Business, Ankur Garg’s review was chosen as the best college review and was awarded scholarship worth Rs 50,000. Mousumi Deka and Vivek Mittal from NIT Silchar and Fore School of Management respectively were declared as runners up, who were awarded appreciation certificate and assorted gifts.
 
Expressing his delight on winning the scholarship, Ankur Garg said “IndiaCollgeSearch.com has provided me an opportunity to share my most memorable experiences at ISB Hyderabad. I will use the scholarship amount of Rs 50,000 to repay a percentage my education loan that I had undertaken for my MBA course at ISB Hyderabad. ICS is a great platform for students to help decide a college of their choice and I strongly recommend it to all aspirants looking for college admissions.”

Anirudh Motwani, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, IndiaCollegeSearch.com said, “IndiaCollegeSearch.com strives on providing the best possible information to help college aspirants choose the right college. Acknowledging the significance of word of mouth and peer feedback, the reviews section was designed to encourage students to share first-hand information, which is not available on public forums. We are confident that these reviews will create a reservoir of reliable information and will help potential students choose a right fit for themselves.”

Out of a pool of 400+ insightful reviews in the first month, top four reviews were shortlisted on the basis of the quality of content and helpfulness. Personalized reviews that reflected a comprehensive view of the college, faculty and course curriculum were shortlisted as best reviews. Further, quality of the content in terms of grammatical correctness and range of information covered were also considered.

Another shortlisting criterion taken into account was the number of students who found the review helpful review, which was reflected by the number of votes to a particular review.
After the launch scholarship i.e., for the month of April, the next scholarship is available for the best reviewer of the quarter. Over 800 reviewers are already contending for the second scholarship to be rolled out in the first week of August 2014.

 

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