Kota: The 17-year-old Jaipur boy Aman Bansal, who has topped the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) for 2016 the results of which were declared on Sunday, said he never bothered about rankings and now plans to pursue the coveted B Tech course in Computer Science from IIT Mumbai.
Son of an Executive Engineer PHED Jaipur, Mukesh Bansal, and Anju Goyal, a homemaker, Aman said he never bothered about rankings but had confidence in his abilities.
"I never bothered about ranking but trusting in my own abilities, I devoted quality time to studies," Bansal told PTI adding that success certainly follows hard work.
The 17-year-old wants to pursue B Tech in Computer Science from IIT Mumbai.
Besides studies, he loves playing indoor games to keep his mind fresh and energetic.
Aman had scored 98 per cent marks in Class 12 with 100 per cent marks in Chemistry and 99 per cent marks in Mathematics.
Bhavesh Dhingra, the second rank holder said that the clear concept in all prescribed chapters was his strength for success. He also focused on time management.
To keep himself fresh and relaxed, he plays table tennis, badminton and loves listening to music.
His father, Inderjeet Dhingra is a retired bank manager and mother Savita is housewife at Yamunanagar.
The third rank holder Kunal Goyal, said he secured 290 in JEE Mains but he has secured 310 marks in Advance as he did not repeat the mistakes.
Goyal said he wants to do B Tech in Computer Science from IIT Mumbai. His father SK Goyal is an engineer in irrigation department and mother Manju Goyal is a homemaker.
In the recent times Kota has been in news for cases of suicides by the students who face high level of stress while preparing for these competitive exams.