Delhi boy Anjishnu Bose, a student of DAV school in Dayanand Vihar, was declared the topper from Delhi NCR region in the IIT JEE (Advanced) exams, the results for which were declared on Thursday. Bose, who lives in Vaishali, scored 398 marks.
Unlike most other aspirants, Bose says he is not keen to join any Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). He does not want to pursue engineering either. In a shift from the norm, he wants to study BSc at the Indian Institue of Science (IISC) Bangalore. "Since I like physics, I want to study the subject at IISC. If I fail to clear IISC, I'll study physics at IIT Kanpur," he said. He added that if he got through IISC, he wants to complete his masters too from the same institute. Bose wants to pursue a career in research.
In his class 12 Board exams, Bose scored 97.4% and was ranked 26 in the all-India list.
"I didn't expect such good marks. But I am happy with the result. I started my coaching at FITJEE when I was in class 11," said Bose.
Talking about his study schedule, Bose said he used to go for coaching directly from his school as he had enrolled for weekday classes. In total, he said he used to study for 9-10 hours everyday during holidays, and about 3-4 hours during weekdays.
He comes from a family of engineers, as his father is also a mechanical engineer and so is his elder sister. His mother is a private tutor who teaches English and Science to Class 10 students.