JEE Advanced result 2018: Rajasthan’s Sahil Jain ranks 2nd, Meenal Parakh 6th
Sahil Jain from Rajasthan’s Bundi district grabbed the All India Rank (AIR) 2 and Meenal Parakh from Kota clinched AIR 6 in JEE Advanced 2018, the results of which were declared on Sunday.
The examination is held for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology.
Sahil scored 326 marks out of 360 and Meenal, who claimed AIR 1 among girls, got 318.
Sahil said the mock practice of online tests helped him appear confidently in the first-ever completely computer-based Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE-Advanced) held on May 20.
The resident of Aalod in Bundi district wants to pursue a degree in computer science from IIT Bombay.
Sahil was a student of a two-year classroom contact programme of Kota’s Vibrant Academy where he took admission in Class 11. His father Dhanraj Jain is a school teacher in Bhilwara district and his mother Sunita Jain is a homemaker.
Sahil, an NTSE scholar, secured 95.2% marks in Class 12 and got AIR 40 in JEE Mains this year by scoring 330 marks. He also got AIR 3 in Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana, a scholarship programme funded by the department of science and technology.
Meenal, daughter of BSNL employee Gulabchand Parakh, scored 93% marks in the Central Board of Secondary Education’s Class 12 board exams this year. Meenal was also the student of Vibrant Academy.
“On the basis of the answer key of JEE Advanced, Vibrant Academy had 10 days ago claimed that its student Sahil Jain and Meenal Parakh from Bundi would get AIR 2 and AIR 6 respectively in JEE Advanced 2018 and today, the results were the same,” Vibrant Academy’s director MS Chouhan said during a press conference.
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