In July, All India Topper Shishir, a student of Narayana ETechno School Vidyaranyapura, had not only topped the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) 2022 in the Pharma category but also secured 4th rank in the engineering category exam.
Exactly a month later, RK Shishir, a 17-year-old student from Narayana eTechno School, Bangalore, topped the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) in Pharmacy stream and achieved another milestone by securing fourth position in the KCET Engineering category. His already full hat. On Sunday, he was declared the country topper of JEE Advanced 2022 by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay).
In JEE Advanced, Shishir scored 314 out of 360. The list of his achievements is long. Earlier this year 2022, he secured an All India Rank 56 in JEE Mains and AIR 2 in Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Examination (KVYP) in india. Established in 1999, KVPY is a prestigious fellowship offered by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to encourage students for their talent to study basic and natural science subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level and to pursue research as a career. KVYP Aptitude Test is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science to select the eligible students. This 17 year old girl is dreaming of going to IIT since 8th standard. However, she was not expected to emerge as the country topper in JEE Advanced. Now that he has cleared the entrance exam 2022, he wants to take admission in IIT Bombay. Shishir said, "I want to join IIT Bombay to pursue computer science, after which I want to become an entrepreneur and contribute to the society of india." He said, “I am very excited about the result 2022. I was expecting to be the fifth rank holder but it turns out that I topped the exam. My dream of joining Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) developed when I was in 8th standard. My ranking in competitive exams 2022 is the result of hard work and my pure interest in computer science. Coding has always been an area of interest because of the logic inherent in the subject." Shishir also said that he used to study from 6:30 am to 8 pm during his class 11 and class 12 academic years, which has contributed significantly to excel in most of the competitive examinations. “I used to take only one-and-a-half hour breaks where I used to have some refreshments and watch YouTube videos about preparing for competitive exams regularly. Apart from this, exams were conducted regularly by our college, which helped me in my preparation." Source: Indian Express Image source: Google