JEE Main paper 2 result 2020: With 99.99 percentile, Noida girl Nikita Tripathi secured All India Rank (AIR 10) in JEE Main paper 2, (B Arch), the result for which was released on September 18. Nikita rank slipped from the January session, where she secured AIR 6 with 99.994 percentile. The reason behind the drop in marks, according to Nikita was due to inappropriate drawing. She however, found the paper relatively easier than that of the January session.
Nikita is now focusing on JEE Advanced which will be held on September 27 to secure a seat at either IIT Kharagpur or Roorkee — the two premier institutes which offer courses on architecture. “Though I scored above 98 percentile in JEE Main paper 1 (BE/ B Tech) and can choose to pursue engineering, however, my interest lies in studying architecture.”
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For JEE Advanced preparation, she is taking online mock tests and solving sample papers. “Attempting sample papers and mock tests daily has made me more confident,” she said.
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For JEE Main and Advanced preparation, Nikita relies on the NCERT books, study materials and classes of FIITJEE. However, for B Arch entrance, she only followed the institute’s study material, as NCERT books are not sufficient for the architecture entrance test. For drawing, she trusts self-studies.
Nikita will opt for the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA Delhi) if she does not get a seat in the IIT. After completing her graduation, the topper plans to launch her start-up. “I have decided to launch my own startup as there are less opportunities in this field. My father has promised to support my idea. I will launch it after completing graduation. My company’s name will begin from the initials of my name – ‘Nik’,” she said.
Nikita is a student of Viswa Bharti Public School, Noida from where she completed her class 12. She scored 96 per cent marks in CBSE exams. Nikita’s father Mahendra Kumar Tripathi is an engineer, and mother Shachi Tripathi is a homemaker.
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