A student from Pune, Chirag Falor has bagged the top rank in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE)-Advanced, results of which was announced on Monday, October 5, 2020. The second and third rank have been bagged by Gangula Bhuvan Reddy and Vaibhav Raj respectively.
“Kanishka Mittal is the national topper among females,” said an official of IIT-Delhi.
IIT-Delhi conducted the JEE-Adbanced exam this year, for admission to IITs across the country. JEE-Mains which is an entrance exam for admission to engineering colleges across the country is a qualifying exam for JEE-Advanced.
Chirag Falor, who has secured All India Rank (AIR 1) 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 The Indian Express. Chirag believes that the IIT entrance is tougher than that of MIT. He has topped the exam by scoring 352 marks out of 396 marks.
The IIT entrance exam – JEE Advanced 2020 was held on September 27. While 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”
Source: PTINational, News