JEE Main 2019 Topper Interview: Manan Agarwal - “Analyze performance and work on the weaker areas”
JEE Main 2019 January result for Paper 1 was declared by the authorities on January 19. On this very day, Manan Agarwal received the delightful news about his accomplishment in one of the most difficult engineering entrance examination. Giving credit to mock tests and the people surrounding him for boosting his confidence, Manan was happy about his scores. Securing a total percentile of 99.97, Manan aims to appear for the April session of JEE Main 2019 too since he believes he will perform better than before. Read the full interview to know more about his JEE Main journey, preparation tips and more.
Q: Congratulations on your performance in JEE Main 2019! To begin with, first of all tell me your name, about yourself, which board have you studied under? Which school have you studied in?
Manan Agarwal: Thank You. My name is Manan. I have been studying with Jankidas Kapur Public School which is under CBSE Board.
Q: What was your reaction upon knowing your score?
Manan Agarwal: I was quite happy.
Q: What is your score in JEE Main 2019 Paper-1? Are you going to apply for April session also? If yes, is there any particular reason for so.
Manan Agarwal: Well, I scored 99.97 percentile in aggregate. Yes, because I think I can perform better than this one.
Q: Are you happy that NTA is conducting JEE Main and that too twice a year?
Manan Agarwal: Yes. As the January exam helped us to assess our mistakes so that we can do better in the April exam.
Q: When did you start your JEE Main preparation? Tell us something about your preparation strategy and daily routine for JEE Main?-->
Manan Agarwal: I started preparing for JEE immediately after my Class X. The aim was to learn the fundamentals, gain conceptual clarity, develop logical and analytical thinking as it helps to solve questions. My schedule is to wake up at 7 AM, put in around 10-12 hours of study, solve FIITJEE’s mock tests frequently and study NCERT.
Q: Did you face any difficulties since the examination was conducted completely in computer-based mode?
Manan Agarwal: No, we were given several computer based mock tests by FIITJEE in last 2 years. All these tests were conducted on All India basis in simulated environment. So we were quite comfortable. We were also given online platform to practice tests at home.
Q: Was there a difference in the preparation strategy in the last months of JEE Main considering that the board exams are also coming up? How did you manage preparation for both?
Manan Agarwal: Not much difference because the syllabus of JEE Main is almost same as that of board exams. I would give about ½ to 1 hour everyday for board exam to study English and Physical Education
Q: Did you take coaching for JEE Main and if yes from where? What are the benefits of coaching according to you?
Manan Agarwal: Yes, I joined FIITJEE Punjabi Bagh Centre immediately after my Class X in to a 2 year classroom program. It helps to build the concepts with the help of expert teachers, clarify doubts as and when required, and be with like minded peer group. It also helps to get a competitive environment, regular tests and feedback. Support
Q: 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?
Manan Agarwal: It’s been almost every week. Practicing tests helps to develop speed, accuracy and exam temperament. It also helps to identify the mistakes that we commit under pressure.
Q: 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?
Manan Agarwal: No. For me, Maths was the easiest, whereas Chemistry was difficult.
Q: What do you think are the key factors behind your stupendous success in JEE Main?
Manan Agarwal: Hard work, support of parents & FIITJEE faculty members. My past achievements did help to build my confidence. (I became NTSE Scholar in 2016-17 & KVPY Scholar in 2017-18)
Q: How did you de-stress yourself during the preparation? What are your hobbies? How often could you pursue them?
Manan Agarwal: I love playing badminton, once in about 3 days.
Q: Who is your ideal or biggest inspiration in life and why?
Manan Agarwal: Elon Musk
Q: 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?
Manan Agarwal: Focus on NCERT, give regular mock tests and analyze performance and work on the weaker areas.
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Questions related to JEE Main
is nta reduce syllabus of JEE main and advanced ,what is exam pattern of JEE main and advanced?
Jee mains exam will be based on the previous syllabus. And as the information brochure has been released so the syllabus will be uncut. So in jee mains can have the full syllabus as per the previous syllabus.
Also this year, JEE Main 2021 ( paper 1 ) will have a total of 90 questions, 25 each from Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. And you have to attempt only 75 questions.
Each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 numerical questions and correct answer will get you 4 marks and for every wrong answers 1 marks is deducted. 5 out of 10 numerical questions are optional.
Numerical questions don't have negative marking.
JEE Main 2021 for paper 1 (B.Tech) will be conducted for 300 marks, while paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.
And for jee advanced there is no pattern. Every year the pattern gets changes, the full marks changes and marking scheme changes.
Also check out the following link to know more about syllabus of jee mains :-
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my marks is 180 out of 300 in jee mains what is my sc category rank
If we go through the analysis of marks Vs Percentile Vs rank for JEE-Main 2020 then according to the marks mentioned by you in the question your category rank and percentile is expected to be in the range of 5 - 105 and 99.74 - 99.94 respectively, you can check out marks Vs ranks Vs Percentile from the link given below :-
You can also use JEE-Main Rank Predictor to predict your rank :-
To have a list of all those colleges which you can get based upon your marks, category, and state you can use JEE-Main College Predictor:-
If you are preparing for JEE-Main 2021 or 2022 then I would recommend you to check the resources made by our experts to help aspirants like you in the best and smart preparation of JEE-Main 2021 or 2022 :-
I hope this information helps you.
when did nta will open new registration for jeemain exam 3 session
The dates have been not released for the registration process of the other sessions of jee mains. But we can predict that the registration process for March session will start at the end of February, for April it would start in the last week of March and for may the application window will open in the first week of may. Students are advised to keep an eye on the official website so that they do not miss the dates. For more info you may visit the following link:
I didnt register the jeemain exam what is way too register for the next exam
For the year 2021, the JEE Mains exam is going to conduct in 4 sessions i.e. in February, March, april and may.
The candidates can apply to all the sessions at one time, but the application form fee has to be paid, depending on the number of sessions you want to appear.
But if you have not filled the february application form, then don't worry. You can fill the application form for next 3 sessions.
NTA will open the application form window for the next 3 sessions separately. So, you can fill the form that time. For more, visit the link given below.
Hope it helps.
how long do it take to get our exam centre after filling jee form 2021 ? and how do we check that which centre did we got ?
You will get to know about your examination centre for JEE main ,once your admit card gets released as it is your admit card which mention details like your examination centre, its address , exam date, reporting time to the examination centre, instructions to be followed in exam and other details
Your JEE main admit card will be released 15 days before your examination. For February session it is expected to be released in the second week of February
National Testing Agency will release your jee main admit card at its official page jeemain.nta.nic.in
You can follow the below steps to download your admit card once it gets released
*Click on Download admit card
*Then you need to enter your application number, your date of birth, and the security pin and then click on submit.
*Your admit card will appear , save it and take a printout
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