JEE Advanced: Chandigarh’s Chinmay Khokar surpasses tricity with AIR 42: News Kidda

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 11

Chinmay Khokar has emerged as the tricity topper by taking the all-India rank 42 in the JEE Advanced, the results of which were announced on Sunday. Harsh Jakhar from Sector 35 came in second and took AIR 48, while Anirudh Garg from Sector 16 finished 50th.

Khokar has dreamed of pursuing computer science engineering from IIT-Mumbai. Hailing from Meerut, Khokar was educated in Bhavan Vidyalaya, Chandigarh.

He was very interested in PCM (physics, chemistry and mathematics). While in Class VIII, he decided to prepare for the JEE.

Hard Jakhar AIR 48

He won silver medal for India in the International Chemistry Olympiad-2022, held in Tianjin, China.

Sector 43 resident Khokar said: “I feel blessed to be one of the JEE Advanced achievers. My teachers’ platform and my brother’s guidance were key to achieving the goal. I have always stayed positive.”

“For me, motivation is something that changes over time. At first it was just the easiest way forward, then a matter of pride and finally the desire to end up as friends in the same university. Trust is half the battle. To talk about the JEE specifically, unless you think you can do it the normal way, just drop the question or spend twice as much time trying to chase it,” he said.

Chinmay’s parents commented on their son’s success, saying, “We were sure that his hard work would one day see him succeed. Regular study helped him sail through it.”

Anirudh Garg AIR 50

Jakhar, who obtained AIR 48, is a product of Bal Niketan Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37. “Consistency in all subjects is important if you want to score well in JEE Advanced. Math was a bit tricky for me, so I had to spend extra time on it.” Jakhar has secured a berth in IIT-Delhi in the computer science group.

Anirudh Garg, who secured AIR 50, has also received his training in Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula. A resident of Sector 16, Chandigarh, Garg said “I owe it to” my teachers for their motivation and parents for their support in making my dream come true. I believe that having the right mindset, trust and confidence in teachers go a long way in shaping your career.” Garg has secured a berth in IIT-Bombay in the computer science engineering stream.

His parents wanted him to take up engineering and started giving him the necessary resources to give him an edge.

Nivesh Aggarwal finished fourth in the tricity through secured AIR 60. He was educated at Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Chandigarh. A resident of Sector 32, Chandigarh, Aggarwal thanked his teachers for the proper guidance and encouragement. His father rejoiced at his success and said: “He has made us proud. His hard work has paid off and we are very satisfied. As parents, it is gratifying to watch your child fulfill dreams with the blessings of his grandparents and teachers.”

The city’s twins Soumil Bansal and Somya Bansal have secured AIR 69 and 92 respectively. Both have completed their education at the Government Model School, Mani Majra.

Chinmay Khokar AIR 42

STRATEGY: Stay focused, follow teachers

OBJECTIVE: Informatics engg at IIT-Bombay

STUDY: 12 hours a day

INSPIRATION: Brother Adit, previously AIR 102 . got hold of

SUCCESS MANTRA: Positive outlook really helps

Twins in the top 100

  • Twins Soumil & Somya Bansal from UT have secured AIR 69 and 92 respectively
  • Both have completed their education at Government Model School, Mani Majra

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