Jharkhand resident Yogesh Ajit Kothari aces JEE Advanced Examination with 3rd rank in state and overall rank 120



New Delhi: The results of JEE Advanced Examination were declared at 10 a.m. today. Jamshedpur-based Yogesh Ajit Kothari stood overall third in the state and all India rank of 120. Mohit Kumar stood 150th in the general category and 19th in the backward category. Aditya Singh(Physically handicapped category) achieved an overall rank of 120th. Being 75% handicapped, Aditya had always dreamt of studying in IIT.

Ajit Kothari said: “I was always confident of my success. I am indebted to Narayana Institute where I took coaching. The faculty was supportive at every step.”
Mohit Gupta said: “The faculty at Narayana Institute guided me at every step and and had solution to every problem. I would also give attribute my success to my parents and guardians.”

Aditya Singh said: “I could achieve success due to my hard work and inspiration from the head of Naryana Institute. I never let my physical disability bar my path of success. It was my father’s dream to get educated at IIT.”

Organized by IIT Madras, the examination was held on 21 May 2017.Approximately 2.21 lakh candidates had registered and appeared for Joint Entrance Test (JEE) Advanced Examination. Candidates, who cleared the JEE Main or the first phase of the two-phase exams, were eligible to sit for the JEE Advanced.

The performance of a candidate in JEE Advanced forms the basis for admission to the bachelor’s, integrated Master’s and dual degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian School of Mines (ISM).

There are over 11,000 seats available in the 23 IITs across the country.