Mumbai, Nov. 30 -- Twitter's announcement of their new CEO, 37-year-old Parag Agrawal gave cause for celebration to IIT-Bombay, his alma mater.

A student of the 2005 batch of the computer science department, Agrawal was one of the top students of his batch, say senior faculty members.

"A silver medalist from the computer science department, Parag was the typical topper -extremely organised and very well-behaved. He had all the qualities in him to excel in academics," said professor Supratim Biswas, from the department of computer science and engineering (CSE), IIT-B.

The CSE department at IIT-B is one of the most sought after courses and some of the top JEE scorers have always managed to bag these seats. "To top among such high-scoring...