JEE Main 2017 Topper Interview- Deepank Agrawal (AIR 15), “When intention is supported by effort, success follows”
The JEE Main 2017 result announced on April 27, came as a beautiful surprise to Deepank Agrawal as he wasn’t expecting the JEE Main rank that he got. Staying in Kota, away from his home to prepare for JEE, this meritorious student has out shone himself with an All India Rank of 15 thus making his parents, teachers proud of his achievement and hard work. Deepank believes that hard work with constant practice and proper time management are the key to success in the JEE Main exam. He holds deep gratitude and appreciation for his teachers who taught him well during his preparation for what is one of the toughest exams in the country. Read below the story of the boy from Muzaffarpur who is ready to soar the sky with his dedication, perseverance and hard work and reach for his dreams of studying at the IITs.
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Careers360: Congratulations for your outstanding performance in JEE Main 2017! What was your reaction upon knowing your rank?
Deepank: I was not able to believe my rank. I expected it somewhat between 60-70 and not among top 15.
Careers360: Tell us something about yourself. Which board have you studied under? Which school have you studied in?
Deepank: I'm a class XII student preparing to get admissions to the IITs. My father, Naresh Kumar Agrawal is a businessman and my mother is a housewife. I belong to Muzaffarpur, Bihar. I have done my class XII from Trident Public School at Harishankar Maniyari, Muzaffarpur. The school is affiliated to CBSE.
Careers360: What is your score in JEE Main 2017? What is your All India Rank?
Deepank: I scored 335 out of 360 marks in JEE Main. In Mathematics, I scored 115, in Physics it was 110 and Chemistry was 110. My All India Rank is 15.
Careers360: Did you appear for the offline JEE Main exam or the online one? What is the reason behind this choice of yours?
Deepank: I attempted the JEE Main 2017 exam in offline exam as I feel confident and comfortable with it.
Careers360: Why do you want to study engineering? When did you decide to study engineering? Which branch would you be interested in? Any reason?
Deepank: I was never interested to go into my dad's business, that's why I opted for engineering. I decided to study engineering in class XI.
I wish to go for Computer Science engineering as I think it’s the best.
Careers360: When did you start your JEE Main preparation? Tell us something about your preparation strategy and daily routine for JEE Main?
Deepank: I started my JEE Main preparation in class XI. I used to study 7 to 8 hours a day. I used to study during coaching and in the evening after returning back home also.
Careers360: Was there a difference in the preparation strategy in the last months of JEE Main considering that the board exams also are during this period? How did you manage preparation for both?
Deepank: No. For JEE Main, I prepared from notes given by my coaching institute and solved question papers covering the complete JEE Main syllabus. For board exams, I studied from NCERT books. It was a matter of solving some extra papers for JEE Main.
Careers360: Did you take coaching for JEE Main and if yes from where? What are the benefits of coaching according to you?
Deepank: Yes, I had my coaching from Resonance, Kota. I think coaching is important as they prepare you exclusively for the exam. It’s only because of my coaching that I got such a good rank.
Careers360: Mock tests and sample papers – how extensively did you practise with the help of these? Do you think practising from the previous year papers help and how?
Deepank: I thoroughly practised the last three years question papers of JEE Main. I practised both the offline and online question papers. I also practised 15-20 practise papers in the last week of exam.
Careers360: Are there any special books that you feel have helped with your JEE Main preparation? Are the school text books adequate for preparing for JEE Main and Class XII?
Deepank: I don't think so. For JEE Mains and boards, no special books are required. I feel that they are needed for JEE Advanced.
Careers360: Did you face any problem during the JEE Main examination? Which subject was the easiest and which was the toughest in JEE Main? What do you think is a tough thing to manage during the JEE Main exam?
Deepank: Not really. I didn't find any section difficult but Physics was the easiest for me in the exam. I think time management is the most important thing to keep in mind while you are giving the exam because even if you know the question but you fail to answer it due of lack of time, then you are eventually losing.
Careers360: What do you think are the key factors behind your stupendous success in JEE Main?
Deepank: My teachers from coaching and my parents who motivated me throughout the journey. Of course, without hard work and dedication, I wouldn’t have been able to achieve this.
Careers360: How did you de-stress yourself during the preparation? What are your hobbies? How often could you pursue them?
Deepank: I never felt any kind of stress while preparing for JEE Main. Till class X, I used to read novels but after coming to Kota for preparation I couldn't find time to read books, apart from syllabus books.
Careers360: Who is your ideal or biggest inspiration in life and why?
Deepank: My teachers are my biggest inspiration. I want to think like them. Their approach towards knowledge inspires me a lot.
Careers360: You know you are an inspiration to thousands of students across the country. Do you have any message for future aspirants on tackling the JEE Main exam?
Deepank: I would like to say to all the future aspirants of JEE Main exam that practice all your subjects well, remember your chapters thoroughly, study with all the concentration you have, focus on your goal and follow your teachers.
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i m jee aspirant aiming for feb attempt would be my best attempt. my problem is i m not able to split my time schedule to tests and practise, like when to give test and how can i complete around 60 chapters efficiently so that i could score good in final so what should me time table in detail??
You must make sure that you sit for at least 3 hours to make a habit of giving tests for 3 hours. You can give 2-3 tests daily for good results and to complete whole syllabus before the examination. If you wish you can also practice chaptee- wise questions. Give yourself enough time to rest between two tests. You can attempt one test in the morning, one in the afternoon amd one at night and in between that you might revise things and take a bit of rest. You can also split your time subject wise. The subject that you think us a tough one, you can practice it's questions in the morning, when you are most energetic and the, easiest one at the last.
How to get Admission in IISE Banglore?Can we get Admission by clearing jee mains?
As per the admission criteria of IISC Banglore, candidates who have qualified 10+2 can get admission by IIT JEE (jee mains) exam or KVPY exam or by NEET exam. You can get admission in to Bsc programs offered by IISc Banglore. To know more, visit here:
I am currently a class 10 student,I want to prepare for JEE... HOW SHOULD I BEGIN??? PREPARATION TIPS WOULD BE MONUMENTAL FOR ME....
As you told that right now you are in class 10th, usually the perfect time to start jee mains preparation is in class 11th since right now you might he having your boards. But if you wish to start it now then here are some of the tips:
- First look at the syllabus of jee mains and start with ncerts, start with first chapter of class 11th of jee mains. Once you read that chapter, try to solve its problems and refer to other good books to make your foundation strong.
- You have ample amount of time for jee mains preparation. Make a time table fo yourself and push your limits slowly.
- Be motivated throughout the journey.
- Get some good books of each subject and give equal time to each subject.
I passed 12 th in 2019, can I pass 12 th in again 2022 and sit in jee advanced
If you want to study class 11th and 12th again and if you have already passed once then you will have to do it from a different board and probably a state board.I believe this is not a good option because this will waste your 2 years. Instead you should give improvement exam and and enhance your marks.
Again the decision is yours, take wisely.