Bengaluru sources have stated that a number of students in the city were elated after they got high ranks and made the cut in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, the results of which were announced on Sunday. It was stated that the exam was held on May 21 and is a gateway to IITs and top engineering colleges.
Anirudh S. of R.V. PU College, Jayanagar, secured an all India rank of 131. “His persistent efforts have finally been rewarded as he had passed with flying colors. He believes that the success mantra for cracking any exam in life is consistency as well as a structured approach. He had stuck to his deadlines and daily time table. Taking regular and short breaks helped. But as he got good results, his parents gifted him a Smartphone recently. He wants to pursue computer science at IIT Madras".
Moreover it was stated that for students from economically weak backgrounds, who were part of TAPAS a free residential programme that was a joint initiative of Rashtrotthana Parishat and BASE the ranks felt even sweeter.
According to sources, Aanjinappa M., who secured a rank of 203, said he had struggled with many topics and would not have made it had it not been for his teachers. His mother, who is a single parent, works as a housekeeper with a private company. “He wants to pursue mechanical engineering in an esteemed IIT, but he currently doesn’t have the funds to pursue higher education".