Jaipur’s Aman Bansal has topped the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) for 2016, the results of which were declared on Sunday. In the highly competitive exam on the basis of which admissions to the IITs and other top engineering colleges are granted, the second position was grabbed by Bhavesh Dhingra of Yamunanagar, while Kunal Goyal, also of Jaipur, stood third.
“I studied for around 5-6 hours daily for success in JEE Advanced,” Aman Bansal said. He scored 320 marks to clinch the top slot in JEE Advanced in the country.
“Students should clear their doubts immediately during classes,” Bansal, a student of Kota-based Allen Career Institute Jaipur centre, said.
Aman Bansal, a student of Jai Shri Periwal School in Jaipur Chitrakoot, had scored 96.2 percent in his Class 12 board exams.
Aman Bansal took coaching from Kota-based Allen Career Institute and scored 320 to clinch the top spot in the examination. Aman Bansal hopes to study computer science from IIT Mumbai. When asked about his success mantra in an interview with Hindustan Times, he said that regular studies and self-belief are the keys to success. Bansal scored full marks in mathematics.
Over 1,55,948 candidates had registered for the exam and 36,566 qualified, as per the official JEE website. Of these 31,996 are boys and 4,570 are girls. Apart from IITs, admissions on the basis of this exam are granted to other institutes like Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram.