JEE Advanced 2017: This Ranchod will remind you of Aamir Khan’s role in 3 Idiots

JEE Advanced 2017: Ranchod Ram from Rajasthan is planning to take up B Tech in either electrical or computer science or electrical and communication.

Written by Neeti Nigam | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2017 12:58 pm
JEE 2017, JEE advanced 2017, jee topper, 3 idiots Ranchod Ram cleared JEE Advanced 2017 and will join IIT soon

JEE Advanced 2017: Just like the Bollywood flick 3 Idiot’s Aamir Khan’s character Ranchod Das Chanchad, an underprivileged boy who loves machines and wishes to study engineering, another boy named Ranchod Ram from a remote village in Rajasthan has cracked JEE Advanced and will join Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) soon.

Ranchod secured 2078 rank under the OBC category. Born and brought up in Jalore’s Jhak village, he will be the first person from his village to take admission in the prestigious instiute. His father is MNREGA worker while his mother is a homemaker. Even though it was not easy for them to make both ends meet, they sent their son to Kota to join a private coaching institute. Read | JEE advanced result 2017: Sarvesh Mehtani tops paper with 339 out of 366

“I scored 78 per cent in class 10 and 80 per cent in class 12. My uncle took me to Kota where Allen career institute saw my talent and had cut down the fees by half,” said Ranchod who is planning to take up B Tech in either electrical or computer science or electrical and communication. This was his second attempt at cracking JEE Advanced.

His parents are illiterate and the income comes from farming and MNREGA. Ranchod has three siblings. His eldest brother works in a shop at Andhra Pradesh and supports the family financially.

3 idiots, iit, iit jee 2017, jee advanced 2017 results, jee advanced topper, ranchod 3 idiots, 3 idiots ranchod, 5 point someone, JEE ranchod, education news, indian express JEE Advanced 2017: His parents are illiterate and the income comes from farming and MNREGA.

In Jhak village, there are only 200 homes. There is one school till class 8 and if some student wish to study further, he/she has to travel to seven-eight km far for the senior secondary school. “I was bright and therefore my maternal uncle sent me to a private school. He runs a dairy,” said Ranchod Ram. Read | JEE Advanced results: Utensil merchant’s son among three from Valley to qualify in exams

“My uncle’s son was also taking coaching from Kota and we shared room, books and phone. My entire expenditure was taken care by him,” he added. Ranchod has not decided what he wished to do after graduating from IIT. For now, he is content with living his dream of studying at the renowned institute.

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    ksabhilash
    Jun 21, 2017 at 12:44 pm
    2078 rank under OBC category ? Is this a genius ? What's wrong with our country Atleast dont hype such events -
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      NoName
      Jun 21, 2017 at 9:33 am
      A hard thing to do from someone without access to quality grassroots education the city urban dwellers are accustomed to. However,
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        don hun main
        Jun 20, 2017 at 10:35 pm
        hi y
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          Kanhaiya Jha
          Jun 20, 2017 at 5:47 pm
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            Prasoon
            Jun 20, 2017 at 11:13 am
            Only two attempts are allowed in jee advanced...How he appeared for third time in jee advanced??
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              Biswajeet Mishra
              Jun 20, 2017 at 9:02 pm
              He appeared his 2nd term.Where it is written 3rd term ?
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                don hun main
                Jun 20, 2017 at 10:33 pm
                tum kya ho ???? 😂😂😂😂
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                  Gargi De
                  Jun 20, 2017 at 11:14 pm
                  It is written,the boy attempted for 2nd time.where it is written 3rd?
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                  Abhigyan Shrivastava
                  Jun 20, 2017 at 8:44 am
                  You cant give JEE advanced for the 3rd time. It allows only 2 attempts. This article delivers incorrect facts.
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                    Gargi De
                    Jun 20, 2017 at 11:14 pm
                    It is written,the boy attempted for 2nd time.where it is written 3rd?
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