Sitamarhi boy shares AIR 1 with 17 others on JEE-Main | Patna News
PATNA: Vishal Vaibhav of Sitamarhi shared the top ranking with 17 others in the country in the Joint Entrance Examination- Main (JEE-Main) 2021. Vaibhav, along with Kumar Satyadarshi (AIR 11) from Begusarai, also had the honor of scoring 100 percent along with 42 other candidates nationwide. The results of the final merit list based on the performances of the four JEEs (Mains) were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) late Tuesday night. Richa Kumari with 99.88 per cent emerged at the top of the state in the girl category.
Vaibhav cracked the exam on his second attempt and studied 15 hours a day to clear JEE (Advanced). “My goal is to get admission in computer science at IIT-Bombay. I solve as many question papers and practice papers as possible every day for that,” he said.
His father Prabhakar Kumar works for an insurance company and mother Madhuri Mishra is a homemaker. They are happy with their son’s success.
Satyadarshi, from Pokharia in Begusarai, said he never dreamed of being the top scorer in the exam. “I am very happy that my efforts paid off. I started to focus on JEE exam when I was in Class X. I after Class X board exam, I moved to Kota for JEE preparation. After the Covid-induced lockdown, I went back home and just focused on my studies. I took the lockdown period in a positive way and devoted most of my time to self-study, ”he said.
The boy, who scored 94.6% in Class XII this year, said he never took studies to clean up a competitive exam. “I’m trying to understand things and memorize concepts and formulas. I want to explore more in the field of science, especially the totality of physics. Right now, I’m focused on JEE (Advanced),” Satyadarshi told the newspaper. it was on Wednesday.
His father Ramvilas Kumar is a principal at Government Middle School in Sahebpur Kamal in Begusarai and mother Preeta Kumari is a homemaker. Sayadarshi has already entered the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. “I got admission with earned percentage in JEE Main. I got 100 percent in math and 99.97 percent each in physics and chemistry. However, I still wanted to appear for JEE (Advanced) just to see how much I had. ability, “said the child.
Eligible candidates will appear for JEE (Advanced) scheduled for October 3. It is a one-stop exam to gain admission to 23 premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).