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Home / Education / JEE Main Result 2020: Ujjwal Mehta tops Punjab state with 99.99 percentile

JEE Main Result 2020: Ujjwal Mehta tops Punjab state with 99.99 percentile

Ujjwal did his 10th from Premiere Public school, Samana, with 97.6% marks. He is presently pursuing 10+2 in non-medical stream from Patiala’s Appolo Public school.

education Updated: Jan 20, 2020 14:31 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Patiala
Ujjwal Mehta.
Ujjwal Mehta. (HT )

Ujjwal Mehta, 17, has topped the IIT JEE Main exam in Punjab by scoring 99.99 percentile. Ujjwal, who hails from Jalandhar, has been taking coaching from a private institute in Patiala since Class 9.

“I did not lose confidence . I’ve been staying in a hostel here for the past three years,” he said, adding that will continue to prepare for the next level of JEE Advanced to be held in April.

“I’m not internet-savvy and stay away from social media. I avoid using the smart phone. I study for at least eight hours a day,” he said. Ujjwal scored 97.6% in Class 10 and is a student of Patiala’s Apollo Public School at present.

“I aim to take up computer sciences at the IIT, Mumbai,” he said. His father, Naveen Kumar Mehta, is a financial manager in a private company, while his mother, Seema, is a homemaker.