IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017: 15-year-old boy clears exam, secures admission in mechanical engineering

03 July 2017, 10:07 PM
IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017: 15-year-old clears exam, secures admission in mechanical engineering (Source: ANI)
IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017: 15-year-old clears exam, secures admission in mechanical engineering (Source: ANI)

A 15-year-old boy in Firozabad has cleared the IIT-JEE (Advanced) exam and secured admission in mechanical engineering.

Abhay Agrawal, while speaking to ANI said that he was being discouraged by some people but that motivated him to study hard.

“I took admission at coaching classes in my city and some people discouraged me but that motivated me to study hard,” he said.

Earlier, V Mohan Abhyas, a samosa seller's son from Kukatpally Kukatpally Housing Board area of Hyderabad had secured 64th rank in 2017’s Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced.

“I expected to get a rank within 50... Initially I was bit disappointed (after hearing the results)... But now I am satisfied with my performance,” Abhyas said.

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First Published: Monday, July 03, 2017 09:49 PM
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