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Last Updated: October 11, 2021, 18:36 IST
The IIT Kharagpur is likely to announce the results of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2021 by October 22. After the results are declared, each institute will release its own cut-off list. The provisional answer key has also been released and the final answer key is expected around October 15.
The IIT JEE 2020 AIR 1 Chirag Falor had scored 352 out of 396 and beat more than 1.6 lakh students to secure the top spot. Hailing from Pune, he had secured AIR 12 in the JEE Main that year. Chirag, however, had already taken his admission at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US and hence he decided to give up his IIT seat. He had been preparing for JEE since he was in class 9 wanted to pursue research in Astrophysics. (Image source: Twitter)
Kartikey Gupta, the topper of JEE Advanced 2019, obtained 346, out of 372 marks. A native of Ballarpur, Maharashtra, he comes from an engineering family. His father Chandresh Gupta and elder brother, both are engineers while his mother is a housewife. He also secured 97.3% in the Maharashtra class 12 state board exams. (Image source: File Photo)
Chandigarh-based Pranav Goyal grabbed the top spot in 2018 scoring 337 out of 360. The son of a businessman, Pranav started preparing for JEE after completing class 10. It was his love for physics, mathematics, and programming that made him pursue engineering. He is studying computer science engineering at IIT Bombay. (Image source: ANI)
Sarvesh Mehtani, AIR 1 in the JEE Advanced 2017 had always aimed to break into the top 10. The son of an officer in the income tax department, he used to study for 5-6 hours along with school and coaching classes while during his off days, he would study for 8-10 hours. (Image source: Facebook)
Aman Bansal, the topper of JEE Advanced 2016, scored 320 out of 372. In JEE Main, he scored 323 out of 360. It was his love for physics and mathematics that led him to pursue engineering. He started preparing after his class 10 exam. He focused more on revision and reviewing his weak aread. On average, he used to study for 7 to 8 hours daily. (Image source: Twitter)