Good news Jaipurites. Pink City Jaipur has finally got its first IIT topper in the 5-decade history of IIT entrance examinations. Aman Bansal from Jayshree Periwal High School in Jaipur has bagged home the first All India Rank in IIT-JEE Advanced examinations this year (2016).
Aman Bansal scored 320 marks out of 372 to secure the first position in JEE-Advanced, leaving behind the 11 lakh students who appeared for JEE-Mains exams this year. A resident of Triveni Nagar, the 17-year–old Aman Bansal is a student of Jayshree Periwal School in Chitrakoot, Jaipur.
Along with being the IIT topper with 320marks, Aman scored 96.2 percent marks in his Class 12 board exams as well.
Aman Bansal, who took coaching from the Kota-based Allen Career Institute said, “I studied for around 5-6 hours daily for success in JEE Advanced," He also mentioned, "Students should clear their doubts immediately ... during classes." Aman believes that regular studies and self-belief are the keys to success.
The country’s IIT topper Aman Bansal had kept a distance from social media. But with the announcement of results, Aman started trending on Twitter with him getting mentioned in congratulatory messages. Even Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot took to Twitter to offer their congratulations.
Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s tweet for Aman Bansal and Kunal Goyal
Rajasthan’s former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s tweet for Aman Bansal (IIT Topper)
Aman said, “Neither am I on Facebook nor on Twitter. I think now it's time to make friends on the social media,"
Aman Bansal plans to pursue Computer Science engineering from IIT-Bombay. He has a dream is to build software and mobile apps related to education. Aman say, "I have seen in my neighbourhood that most children drop out due to poor learning outcome. I would like to start my own developing software which can enhance their learning," His dream is inspired from his grandmother’s words, who always told him, “Whatever you do, it should benefit the society."
The city of Jaipur, Rajasthan, in fact the entire nation is proud of Aman Bansal’s victory in the JEE-Advanced examinations. We wish him good luck for all his future endeavours!