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Ludhiana’s Rohan Bansal bags all India 155 rank in JEE Mains

punjab Updated: Apr 28, 2017 11:12 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Students who appeared in JEE Mains in a jubilant mood after the results were declared on Thursday.
Students who appeared in JEE Mains in a jubilant mood after the results were declared on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Two youngsters from the city emerged among the top 200 students after the results of Joint Entrance Examination Mains were declared by Central Board of Secondary Education, on Thursday.

Rohan Bansal and Kanav Jain bagged All India Ranks 155 and 167 and are on cloud nine that their hard work has yielded results.

Rohan brought laurels for the city by bagging All India Rank (AIR) 155 in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains while Kanav secured AIR 167.

Rohan Bansal
Rohan Bansal ( HT Photo )

Both the students were coached by a city-based institute for competitive examinations in Dugri.

Rohan said, “This is my second attempt and I am happy that I have improved my rank this time. Last year, my rank was 5,231 and this time it is 155.”

He wants to become an aerospace engineer. Rohan put in a good five to six hours of study daily.

His score is 312 out of 360. He wants to study from IIT Mumbai. He said, “I was focused and consistent with my studies so that I can get admission in India’s top IIT institute.”

He crediting his success to his teachers and parents. “They supported and encouraged me to appear for this exam. I scored CGPA 10 in Class 10 and 93% in Class 12,” he added. He further said coaching also made a huge difference in his rank.

His father, Manish Bansal, is the general manager of Eastman International and his mother, Punita Bansal, is a homemaker.

Kanav, a student of Sat Paul Mittal School, wants to become a scientist and is inspired by scientist Richard Feynman. He scored 311 marks out of 360.

He said, “I want to take admission in Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. I have worked hard to secure this rank and studied for five to six hours daily.”

He added, “I am fond of playing tennis and computer games and take out some leisure time daily.”

His parents, father Prashant Jain is a pathologist and mother Ruchika is a chartered accountant.

The students who cleared JEE Mains are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced scheduled on May 21.

First Published: Apr 28, 2017 10:51 IST