JEE Advanced result 2018: Jaipur boy Pawan Goyal grabs AIR 4, owes success to parents and consistent studies
Consistent hard work and motivation from his parents helped Jaipur’s Pawan Goyal grab the All-India Rank (AIR) 4 in JEE Advanced 2018, results of which were announced on Sunday.
“My parents were the guiding force in my success along with my elder sister, Shrishti Goyal, who is an IIT Delhi graduate,” the 17-year-old said.
His father Mahesh Goyal is a government officer and mother Manju Goyal is a housewife. Pawan got 320 marks out of 360 in the examination.
“Attempting mock tests, clearing doubts from faculty through WhatsApp and regular studies also helped me in my JEE Advanced preparation,” the student of Kota’s Resonance Eduventures Private Limited added.
Pawan said he likes to play badminton, watch television and work on computers in his spare time. “I want to take admission in computer science branch of IIT Mumbai,” he said.
Pranav Goyal from Panchkula in Haryana topped the JEE Advanced 2018, the examination held for admissions to the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country. He scored 337 marks.
Sahil Jain from Bundi in Rajasthan ranked second and Kailash Gupta from Delhi got the third position.
Over 1,50,000 students across the country appeared for the first-ever completely computer-based Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) held on May 20. As many as 155,091 candidates appeared for the second paper.
There are 11,279 seats on offer this year.