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JEE Main 2021: Kavya Chopra becomes first female to score 100 percentile

JEE Main 2021: Kavya Chopra becomes first female to score 100 percentile

March 26, 2021

Kavya Chopra became the first female to top the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main results which were released on Wednesday, March 24.

Kavya scored a perfect 300 in the exam held in the March session. She had scored 99.97 in the February session but decided to reappear as she set a “benchmark for herself of scoring not less than 99.98 percentile”.

A student of DPS Vasant Kunj in Delhi, she had scored 97.6 percent in CBSE class 10 exams. She is also an active participant in maths and science olympiads. She had qualified in the Regional Maths Olympiad (RMP) in class 9 and 11. Kavya has also cracked IOQP, IOQC IOQM – some of the few prominent olympiads.

Kavya aims to opt for computer science engineering from IIT Bombay or IIT Delhi.

Kavya had also appeared for the exas in February but was not satisfied with the results. She gave 7-8 hours to the engineering entrance exam.

Kavya’s father is a computer science engineer and her mother is a maths teacher. 

Earlier, the Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced that the JEE (Main) exams will take place four times a year.  The exams will be conducted in February, March, April, and May 2021. The decision was taken after the ministry examined the suggestions received for conducting the exams.

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