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Meet three hostellers who studied for JEE Main together, each gets 100 percentile

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September 17, 2020 5:00:20 pm





Meet Likhit, Shiva and Yeshash (L to R) each of them received 100 percentile in JEE Main (Image Design: Gargi)

Living in a hostel turned to be a successful technique for Telangana’s Likhith Reddy, Yeshash Chanda, and Shiva Krishna Sagi — all of them have scored 100 percentile within the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Main. Out of over 10.23 lakh college students who appeared in each January and April/ September periods, solely 24 college students might receive 100 percentile.

Talking to indianexpress.com, the trio knowledgeable that staying on the hostel in Telangana with like-minded associates had made them undertake a schedule the place lessons start at 6 within the morning and concluded at 10 pm. While over a dozen of scholars studied on the Narayanan hostels, the trio might make it by way of the examination. All of them are aspiring for a seat in IIT and declare to have turned to each different after their weekly mock checks to debate doubts, and examination trying technique.



For Likhith Reddy, math is his favorite topic and he needs to use his love for the topic into the computation. He received impressed at a younger age by his engineer father and joined hostel at school 11. While Shiva and Yeshash had joined the identical at school 8 and seven, respectively.

Reddy had received 99.9978 percentile in his January try which was not a satisfying rating for him and therefore he appeared for the examination once more in September to attain a 100 percentile. He additionally received 95 per cent marks at school 12. Reddy informed indianexpress.com that his focus was on JEE Advanced all through and he shifted his focus in the direction of Main solely two weeks forward of the examination.

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Shiva Krishna who has attained rank 8, highest amongst his associates, believes that NCERTs are sufficient to crack JEE Main however making self notes primarily based on readings of a number of assist books is required for JEE Advanced. He claims to have religiously adopted his notes for Advanced.

He determined to hitch engineering as a profession at school 7. Back then he used to participate in Olympiads which boosted his love for science and maths specifically which nonetheless stays his favorite topic. He then joined the hostel for centered preparation from class 8, nevertheless, he grew to become a day scholar at school 11 when his dad and mom grew to become involved about his “declining weight”, informed Shiva. Both his dad and mom are lecturers.

He nonetheless adopted the identical routine however throughout the lockdown, Shiva stated that he decreased the variety of hours to about 8-10 to maintain focus for the longer period of time.

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He too had appeared within the January session when he scored 99.93 percentile and appeared for the September examination solely for apply and increase his confidence earlier than Advanced — which he claims is his foremost goal. Despite getting a 100 percentile he believes that his physics is not so good as he would wish to be.

“By this time, all serious aspirants have the ability to solve all questions but what makes the difference is how fast one can solve these questions in limited time. One should try to avoid the known mistakes during the exams and that is my aim”, he stated.

The trio meets each weekend to debate their mock checks and talk about new methods adopted for the examination.

Yeshash Chanda, nevertheless, knowledgeable that the hostel life was a mixture of being supportive of each different whereas remaining aggressive. “We were all competitive with each other when it comes to academics but in a healthy way. Seeing our peers’ study used to motivate one another but we also used to lift each other in case of doubt or any problem,” he stated.

Chanda too had spent 5 years within the hostel which he claims had set the routine for his preparations. He stated, “My parents had put me in the hostel noticing my love for maths. It was a good decision. My father used to come all the way from home to check on me during my initial days. Whenever I fell sick, he used to stay with me.” Both his dad and mom are lecturers. He additionally has a brother who is pursuing BTech from NIT Patna.

He had appeared for a January try the place he scored 99.79 percentile which he believes was a horrible rating. “All my friends had 99.9 percentile and above while I had 99.79 percentile. This had motivated me to study harder. Lockdown had given extra time to everyone to prepare better. To ensure an edge over others mocks play an important role as they help in self-analysis,” he stated.

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