Mumbai’s top NEET scorers aim to pursue medicine at 94-year-old civic-run Seth GS Medical College
Several top performers scored 700 out of 720, making it possible to bag a seat in the institute of their choice.Updated: Oct 18, 2020, 17:40 IST
A day after the National Testing Agency (NTA) announced results for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), celebrations continue in several Mumbai households. Several top performers scored 700 out of 720, making it possible to bag a seat in the institute of their choice.
18-year old Rahul Kothari bagged the all India rank of 91 with his score of 700 out of 720 in the NEET exams this year, which includes 180 out of 180 on the Chemistry section. “I’ve been passionate about medicine since childhood, as both my parents are doctors and have been my guides and support system,” said Rahul, who aims for a seat in GS Medical College (attached to KEM Hospital, Parel). His father is a cardiologist with Lilavati Hospital and his mother is a pathologist.
Jayatra Shah, 18, scored 180 on 180 in the physics section while his overall score was 700 out of 720. “I’ve spent the past few months focussing on NEET exam. I am very happy with my NEET score. This should help me bag a seat in GS Medical College, where my brother is currently pursuing his third-year MBBS,” said Shah, whose father is an ophthalmologist and mother a gynaecologist. Shah wants to become an ophthalmologist.
Anuj Doshi, 18, and his twin brother Agam spent the last few months studying together and both have scored well. “My motivation was a promise I made to my teachers that I will do well in the entrance exam and I’m glad I managed to keep my promise. After MBBS I wish to pursue higher education in either hospital administration and management or artificial intelligence (AI),” said Anuj, who scored 700 on 720 while his brother Agam scored 645. Anuj also wants to pursue medicine at Seth GS Medical College.
The state topper this year was 18-year old Ashish Zantye from Malwan, Sindhudurg district. He scored 710 out of 720, bagging the all India rank 19.
The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) will announce dates for admissions to state medical and dental colleges soon. Admissions will be conducted by the state common entrance test (CET) cell.