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Competitions and Conferrings 2023-24

Two Wins with One Sway:
Victorious at the Udaan 0.1 Inter-school State Level Dance Competition

Pune, Maharashtra | 23rd September, 2023

  At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative In an astounding win, the dance team of students from Grades VII to X from S.B. Patil Public School won the First Prize in the Udaan 0.1 Inter-school State Level Dance Competition organised by Dance with Music (DWM), as well as the Best Choreographer Award.

  At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative The mega-event was held at Phoenix World School on 23rd September, 2023 with groups participating from 63 schools. The chief guests included celebrity judge, Mr. Deepak Husulre.

We congratulate the whole team and the dance choreographer Mr. Ajay Chawaria who was accompanied by Ms. Varsha Kulkarni for their hard work and dedication that went into winning the competition.

All About Zero Hunger:
Winning the Gold at the Nukkad Natak

Pune, Maharashtra | 14th September, 2023

  At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative A group of eleven students of Grade V participated in a Nukkad Natak Competition on the occasion of Hindi Diwas at Priyadarshani High School, Bosari and secured 1st position and the gold medal.

Under the event, Unmesh2023, and the topic, 'वो भूखा है जनाब' wich was baed on Zero Hunger, an SDG 17 Goal with the objectives to end hunger and ensure access to sufficient food for all, promote sustainable food production systems and resilient agricultural practices, eradicate all forms of malnutrition and achieve food security throughout life; improve agricultural productivity and sustainability; enhance food security; and combat malnutrition globally; address these targets and eliminate hunger;

We congratulate all those students who participated in the event, and thank their mentor Ms. Prajakta Aswale. Through this, students became aware of the problem stated above, and understood the importance of Zero Hunger.The students of Grade V who participated are: Rajvi S., Purvi G., Aaradhya S., Anvit T., Ketki P., Ritisha D., Adhishree, Rutanshi J., Purvi G., Atharv J. and Sai B.

We thank our principal, Dr. Bindu Saini; vice principal, Ms. Padmavati Banda; and HM, Ms. Shubhangi Kulkarni for their wholesome guidance and support.

Aiming for the Stars
Winning the Pistol Shooting Events

Pune, Maharashtra | July and August 2023
by Devyani Kawale (VIII-D)

Greetings everyone, I am Devyani Kawale of VIII-D from S.B Patil Public School. I recently participated in a pistol shooting event. It was a 10-meter air pistol shooting.

This year I got selected for the pre-nationals at the Maharashtra Rifle Association (MRA) who organised the Maharashtra Air and Firearms Competition July - 2023/2, [MAFC] NR from 28th to 31st July, 2023. The event was was conducted by the Ronak Pandit Shooting Centre (RPSC) at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi, Pune.

The event was a state championship. There were 305 participants from which two were from our school. I am proud to say that out of all 305 participants, my rank was 7th.

After the state competition I played a match the 10th West Zone Shooting Championship 2023 in rifle/ pistol events that was held at The Ahmedabad Military and Rifle Training Association (RIFLE CLUB), Khanpur, Ahmedabad. This Championship was conducted by Gujarat State Rifle Association under the aegis of the National Rifle Association of India. from 18th to 30th August, 2023.

After the Pre-national Competition, in which I was 41st among 400 participants, I got selected for nationals as well. Also there were two of us playing this match from our school.

I would like to appreciate the effort taken by our school and especially our sports instructor, Mr. Dhanji Patil sir. At last, I would like to thank our S.B Patil Public School staff for the encouragement and the support for the matches.

Catching Them Young, Part 1:
At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative

Pune, Maharashtra | August and October 2023

  At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative Infosys Springboard Catch Them Young (CTY) has been decade-long Infosys' initiative through which government and private high school students have been training in the basics of Information Technology.

  At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative The fortnight-long programme aims to expose bright urban youth to the world of Information Technology by conducting programmes during the summer vacations at Infosys’ campuses. These help raise the curiosity levels in young students to develop an interest in computer science and information technology.

  At the Infosys Switchboard CTY Initiative In August 2023, 20 students from Grade IX appeared for the aptitude test from which seven students have been selected for the training programme at the Infosys campus, Pune which will be held in the first week of October, 2023.

Those shortlisted are as follows:

S. No




Tejas Divakar Rane



Tanishka Mahipat Jha



Aabha Satish Kulkarni



Aditya Mangesh Ganjare



Sarvesh Sachin Gurav



Vaidehi Verma



Amita Atul Nerlikar


We thank our principal, Dr. Bindu Saini; vice principal, Ms. Padmavati Banda; and the computer teacher, Ms. Richa Arora for organising and mentoring these brilliant young minds to aim higher. We also thank all the parents for their immense support.

The PCMC Online Patriotic Group Singing Competition

Pune, Maharashtra | 12th August, 2023

 Patriotic Group Singing Competition On the occasion of India’s 77th Independence Day, the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation organised an online group singing competition for all students from the school’s within the PCMC region.

 Patriotic Group Singing Competition Students of our school too partook in the event. Ms. Maithili and Ms. Sulochana Pawar, our music faculty, mentored students from Grades I to X.

 Patriotic Group Singing Competition Under the guidance of Ms. Maithili and Ms. Sulochana, students of Grade IV prepared a video recording of the song, “Bharat Desh ki Iss Duniya mein Sabse Unchi Shaan Hai”. The performance went on to win the third place in the competition. We heartily congratulate Ms. Maithili, Ms. Sulochana, and all the students who sung so magnificently.

The winning students are:

S. No.




Richa Akolkar



Viren Bhonsle



Anushree Borate



Advaya Dandwate



Swarup Jadhav



Divya Patil



Aditi Pawade



Swaragi Deole



Kavya Lakam



Anvit Manlikar



Anushka Borate



Kavya Chaudhari



Arvav Nagpurkar on the Tabla


 Patriotic Group Singing Competition Ms. Sulochana Pawar mentored students of Grades VI to X. Students of Grades VI to VIII performed the song, “Swarg Se Sundar Desh Humara”, whilst students of Grades IX and X performed, “Utho Hind ke Veer Saputon”. We laud every student and Ms. Sulochana for all the efforts that went into the performance, and wish them the best for future events.

 Patriotic Group Singing Competition Once again, we thank principal, Dr. Bindu Saini; vice principal, Ms. Padmavati Banda; primary coordinator Ms. Shubhangi Kulkarni; especially our music faculty, Ms. Maithili and Ms. Sulochana Pawar for mentoring our students to participate and win so brilliantly.

We also thank the PCET management and Board of Trustees: Mr. Dnyaneshwar P. Landge, Chairman; Ms. Padma M. Bhonsle, Vice Chairperson; Mr. Vitthal S. Kalbhor, Secretary; Mr. Shantaram D. Garade, Treasurer; Mr. Harshwardhan S. Patil, Trustee; and Dr. Girish M. Desai, Executive Director who ensure that every student who is part of the PCET family is nurtured and nourished wholesomely and holistically.

To Celebrate 75 Years of the National Defence Academy:
The Online Drawing and Painting Competition

Pune, Maharashtra | 27th to 29th May, 2023

 75 Years of the National Defence Academy As part of 75 glorious years of its service to the nation, the National Defence Academy organised a variety of extra-curricular activities during its year-long celebrations beginning from 16th January 2023 until 16th January of the coming year. 2024.

One of the activities the NDA conducted was the Online Drawing and Painting Competition. Cordially invited were novice and professional artists who participated in the competition on the theme of “NDA and its Contributions to the Nation”.

 75 Years of the National Defence Academy Thousands of school students throughout the country had participated in the event by sending their artwork online.

Two students from S.B. Patil Public School Kajal Bhosale of X-D and Amita Nerlikar of IX-G got shortlisted for displaying their work during the NDA Expo held from 27th to 29th May, 2023. They were awarded with the certificate of participation and a souvenir. We congratulate both Kajala and Amita for performing so well.

A Moment of Pride and Glory:
The CBSE Grade X Board Examination (2022-23) Results Declared

Pune, Maharashtra | May 2023

It is a proud moment for S.B. Patil Public School as we, in great elation, announce the results of our students in the CBSE Grade X Board Examination (2022-23).

Vrunda Anuse topped scintillatingly with 97.83%, Ayush Shete received a brilliant 97.50%, Tanishq Suryawanshi achieved a dazzling 97.33%, and Aadya Bawaskar and Aditya Takalkar both got an astounding 96.67%. To add to these glad tidings, all 143 students who appeared passed giving the school a 100% passing result.

Grade X CBSE Toppers 2022-23, SBPPS

Vrunda Anuse and Ayush Shete received a 100% in Sanskrit and Introduction to Financial Markets Management (FMM); Aadya Bawaskar scored a 100% in FMM with Aditya Takalkar and Abhishek Mali both scoring 100% in math. Tanishq Suryawanshi, Indra Bhisekar, Tanishka Suryawanshi, Sneha Jadhao, Rakshita Arora, Tanmayi Naik, Sneha Verma, Swara Awate, Sanket Ibitdar all received a 100% score in Information Technology (IT).

The breakup of Percentage range with student count is also provided as under.

S. No.

Percentage Range

Number of Students


91% - 100%



81% - 90%



71% - 80%



61% - 70%



Below 60%


Total Grade X Students (2022-23)


We are indeed grateful to the Board of Trustees: Mr. Dnyaneshwar P. Landge, Chairman; Ms. Padma M. Bhonsle, Vice Chairperson; Mr. Vitthal S. Kalbhor, Secretary; Mr. Shantaram D. Garade, Treasurer; Mr. Harshwardhan S. Patil, Trustee; and Dr. Girish M. Desai, Executive Director for their support and guidance.

On behalf of the PCET management; the principal, Dr. Bindu Saini; vice principal, Ms. Padmavati Banda; primary section head, Ms. Shubhangi Kulkarni; and all the faculty at S.B. Patil Public School, we congratulate our five toppers and every student who gave their best. We wish each and every one of them the very best for the future.