Four students from the tricity have secured positions in the top 100 at the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) for admissions to MBBS courses across the country, with the topper from Chandigarh, Prakash Gupta, bagging the 26th All-India rank. There are three more students on the top-100 list, but their eligibility is with different states.
MEET THE TOPPER, A SECTOR 32 RESIDENT
Tricity topper Prakash, whose father is an orthopaedician, is satisfied with his per for mance having scored 648 of 720. “Consistent hard work helped me score well. I want to study at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, the results of which are expected shortly.”
The second rank in the tricity has gone to Sector 39 resident Sagar Rathee, whose father is a government employee. He is 57th in the country and wants to study medical research.
Panchkula Sector 20 resident, Chitrakshi Nagpal, whose father works in a private firm, bagged 61 all-India rank and overall third rank in Chandigarh . Currently in Mumbai for Olympiad, Chitrakshi said that she did not sit over her doubts and remained focused on studies. The three with eligibility for other states include Shams Mohammad with rank 50, Raghav (60) and Mohil Garg (80).
Local Academician Dr Arvind Goyal said that the overall result was fine. Rajesh Mrigwani, assistant director, Aakash Coachin centre, said that several students from the rural areas of Punjab and Haryana, did well in this year’s AIIMS results.
ADMISSION COUNSELING FOR MBBS BEGINS IN THE REGION
Around 1,000 students from the tricity took the AIPMT of the 5, 23, 701 students across the country. The result sheet indicates marks in each subjects and the All-India PMT Rank, besides separate rank for 15% all India quota seats and 85% state quota seats. Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh fill their state-pool medical seats.
GMCH-32 BEGINS ADMISSION PROCESS
Government Medical Hospital and College (GMCH), Sector 32, has already begun its admission process. Their first round of counselling for admission to the 85% state pool seats takes place on June 23 and 24. June 17 is also the date for online submission for application for ms for Punjab’s state quota seats.