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I Quest trained Ujjwal Mehta of Apollo school tops Punjab, Chandigarh in JEE (Mains)

I Quest trained Ujjwal Mehta of Apollo school tops Punjab, Chandigarh in JEE (Mains)

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the results for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main. A total of 10.23 lakh students – including both January and April attempt – had appeared for the exam. A total of 24 students have scored a percent 100 percentile score. The number of 100 percentile holders was 9 in January attempt.

Ujjwal Mehta, 17, a student of +2 non medical Apollo Public School in Patiala, has brought laurels to the state. He has topped the state, Chandigarh in the Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main), the result of which was declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) late Friday evening.

Ujjwal got 99.99 percentile in both the exams that were conducted by the NTA between January 7 and 9 this year across 233 cities in India and in September 1 to 6, after it was postponed on several occasions due to COVID-19 pandemic. In the April / September attempt, 6.35 lakh candidates appeared despite the pandemic. He got 27 all India rank (AIR).

I Quest trained Ujjwal Mehta of Apollo school tops Punjab, Chandigarh in JEE (Mains)

Ujjwal, who hails from Jalandhar, his father, Naveen Kumar Mehta, is a financial manager in a private company, while his mother, Seema, is a homemaker. He has been taking coaching from I Quest a private institute in Patiala, from class 9. He did his 10th from Premiere Public school, Samana, with 97.6% marks.

Disclosing his mantra for success, in the January he said “frequent tests of full syllabus before the exams helped him in revision and I did not lose confidence. I’ve been staying in a hostel here for the past three years, and whenever I would stress out, I would run to the nearest multiplex to get relaxed. He said that he will continue to prepare for the next level of JEE Advanced to be held in April as I aim to take up computer sciences at the IIT, Mumbai,” he added.”

I Quest trained Ujjwal Mehta of Apollo school tops Punjab, Chandigarh in JEE (Mains). “I like watching movies. I’m not internet-savvy and stay away from social media. I avoid using the smart phone. Apart from this, I used to play badminton in the hostel. I study for at least eight hours a day,” he had said.

Directors of iQuest said, the students of iQuest are setting a new benchmark with every passing year. Apart from this, students of iQuest- Kushagra Kharbanda secured AIR-82, Shubh Karman Singh secured AIR-193, Rohan Kaushal secured AIR-259, Yatin Singla secured AIR-569 and many more. In just years’ time students of iQuest, Patiala have proved thier superiority by performing excellently in the JEE Main-2020.

The result, rank list, final answer key are available at the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in.

September,12,2020

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