“I know that if I want to get a seat in IIT Bombay, my rank on the JEE Advanced exam should be less than 60.
I’ll try it. I want to be a computer engineer, “she said.
Her father, who is a school teacher there, is a constant source of encouragement, she said, adding that she wasn’t expecting a 100 percentile.
Tanuja was one of eight Telangana students who secured 100 percent of the National Testing Agency (NTA) Joint Entrance Examination Main. Another topper with dreams of making it to the IIT Bombay and running computer technology is Shiva Krishna.
“My current goal is to get a seat in IIT Bombay and become a computer engineer,” said the boy who is now preparing for the JEE (advanced). His father Sridhar, a teacher at a government school in Bibinagar Mandal, said he expected his son would score 100 percentage points after seeing the hard work he did for the JEE.
The toppers from Telangana are Vadapalli Arvind Narasimha, Chagari Koushal Reddy, Chukku Tanuja, Shiva Krishna Sagi, Deeti Yeshash Chandra, Morreddigari Likhith Reddy, Rrachapalle Shashank Anirudh and Rangola Arun Siddardha.
A total of 24 candidates across the country achieved a 100 percentile NTA score on the JEE (Main) Jan – 2020 and April / September – 2020 exam in Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech).
A total of 8.58 Lakh candidates had signed up for the JEE Mains exam for admission to engineering courses at IITs, NITs, and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), while only 74 percent of them showed up for the exam.
Based on the results of JEE Mains Paper 1 and Paper 2, the best 2.45 lakh candidates can apply for the JEE Advanced exam, which is a one-stop exam for admission the 23 leading Indian Technology Institutes (IITs).
JEE-Advanced will take place on September 27th.