Updated: October 6, 2020 9:16:32 pm
IIT Delhi has released the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) result and Chirag Falor has secured All India Rank (AIR 1). The Pune boy is Bal Shakti Puraskar awardee — the highest award for Indian civilians under the age of 18. He is already studying at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA but appeared for the JEE Advanced for the “experience” of it, he had told indianexpress.com. He believes that the IIT entrance is tougher than that of MIT. Falor has topped the exam by scoring 352 marks out of 396 marks.
In the JEE Main held January, Falor had obtained 99.9897 percentile. He reappeared in the September exam and got 100 percentile and 12th rank.
In the female category, Kanishka Mittal has topped the exam with 315 marks out of 396. She has got an overall 17 rank. Hailing from Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh she had shifted to Rajasthan’s Kota to prepare for the exam. Despite being in a competitive environment, she claims that she has never compared herself with others.
Of the 1.50 lakh candidates who appeared in the IIT entrance exam, over 43,204 have cleared it. Of the total qualified candidates, 6,707 are females.
Top 10 rank holders in JEE Advanced 2020 are –
Rank 1: Chirag Falor
Rank 2: Gangula Bhuvan Reddy
Rank 3: Vaibhav Raj
Rank 4: R Muhender Raj
Rank 5: Keshav Agarwal
Rank 6: Hardik Rajpal
Rank 7: Vedang Dhirendra Asgaonkar
Rank 8: Swayam Shashank Chube
Rank 9: Harshavarshan Agarwal
Rank 10: Dhvanit Beniwal
Vaibhavraj of Begusarai, Bihar got All India Rank (AIR) 3 JEE Advanced. Son of a senior scientic officer in the Ministry of Defence, Vaibhav Raj has been preparing for JEE Advanced since 2018 fir which he moved to Kota’s to prepare. He has also won a gold medal at IJSO. He has been a bright student throughout his scholastic career as he got 98 per cent marks in class 10 and 99 per cent marks in class 12. He is also an NTSE scholar and had got AIR 45 in JEE Main.
Sharing his JEE preparation strategy he said, “I made a list of all the chapters, took out the important topics, then studied them following a schedule”. He said that the lockdown has given him an advantage as he got a chance to revise the syllabus one more time.” He dreams of owning a startup after pursuing BTech in computer science. He aims for IIT-Bombay.
Bengaluru resident R. Muhinder has secured AIR 4 in JEE Advanced. Prior to this, he got 100 NTA scores in JEE Main. Mhuhinder has also secured Silver Medal in ICHO and All India Rank 5 in KVPY. Apart from being an NTSE Scholar, he passed the class 10 exam with 95.6 per cent and class 12 with 97.4 per cent marks. His father D. Raajvi is a businessman and mother R. Kasimaalar is a housewife.
Despite getting the AIR 4, Muhinder has his eyes set on the best engineering institute — Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. However, he could not crack the entrance for MIT and will attempt next year.
Haryana’s Harshvardhan Agarwal has got All India Rank 9 in JEE Advanced. He had got AIR 6 in the JEE Main. He wants to study computer science from IIT-Bombay. The 18-year-old had also appeared for JEE in the January session when he got 99.989 percentile score which he said was not enough and appeared in JEE Main April/ September attempt.
The IIT entrance exam – JEE Advanced 2020 was held on September 27 and the result has been declared on October 5. This is a record time. The exam this year was conducted by IIT-Delhi. Congratulating the institute, Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told ANI, “I congratulate all students of #JEEAdvanced who got their desired rank & request them to work for #AtmaNirbharBharat in future. I also congratulate IIT-Delhi for successfully conducting exam & announcing results on time”
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