Jamshedpur: Proving his talent seventeen-year-old Aniket Gudipaty of Atomic Energy Central School (AECS), Jaduguda emerged Jharkhand’s topper with a common rank list (CRL) of 29 in the JEE (Advanced), the results of which were declared today afternoon by IIT Roorkee.
Aniket Gudipaty, who had secured 98.81 per cent in aggregate in the CBSE Class -12 exams earlier this year had also topped JEE Main in the state scoring a percentile of 99.97 during the result announced in January this year.
“I am thankful my parents, teachers in school and coaching institution for achieving this feat. I will be joining IIT Mumbai and will opt for computer science. I want to become a software engineer,” said Aniket who scored 295 out of a total of 372 marks.
Significantly, Aniket Gudipaty had taken coaching from Bistupur-based Prerna Classes.
Aniket Gudipaty’s father, G.V.L.N Murthy (48) an electrical engineer in UCIL Jaduguda was ecstatic.
“We never knew he will top the city. Aniket was confident of entering into IIT and had refused scholarship to enter IISC Bangalore despite qualifying for the Kishore Vyagyanik Protsahan Yojana fellowship last year,” said Murthy.
Second ranked in the state, Ankit Kumar Jain, a resident of Morabadi in Ranchi who also scored same marks as 295 out of 372 marks but had a CRL ranking of 30 has also opted for computer science in IIT Mumbai.
Incidentally, Aniket Gudipaty topped the IIT Kharagpur zone while Ankit Jain stood second. There are seven IIT zones namely Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Hyderabad, Roorkee.