New Delhi, April 30: A 18-year-old Parth Satish Laturia, a resident of Maharashtra, has made his parents proud after he was able to crack one of India’s toughest exams. Laturia has secured the All India Rank 3 in JEE Main 2018. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the result in the evening.
Parth has scored 350 out of 360 marks. He scored full marks in mathematics and 115 marks each in physics and chemistry out of maximum 120 marks.
Talking about his success and dreams, Parth said that he is very happy and he didn’t imagine securing the third position. He wants to pursue computer science at IIT-Powai.
“Now I will be preparing for on JEE Advanced 2018. Studying regular helped me in scoring good marks in the examination”, he further said.
Hindustan Times reported, Parth’s father Satish Laturia is a physician and his mother Seema Laturia is a pediatrician, who run their private hospital in Nanded city.
Around 2,31,024 students have qualified for JEE Advanced 2018. The JEE Main result 2018 for Paper II will be announced on Thursday, May 31. Suraj Krishna from Vijayawada has secured All India Rank 1 position.
In 2017, the Ministry of Human Resource Development had notified that a) There’ll be no weight of the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination, and (b) candidates need to secure 75% marks in the 12th class examination to be eligible for admissions to the IITs/NITs/IIITs. The CBSE has also issued a disclaimer on its official website stating that neither NIC nor CBSE is responsible for any inadvertent error that may have crept in the results being published on NET. It added that the results published on net were for immediate information to the examinees.