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Posted at: Jun 15, 2019, 7:31 AM; last updated: Jun 15, 2019, 7:31 AM (IST)

City students crack JEE Advanced

Manav Mander

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 14

Candidates, who had appeared for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced, remained glued to their computer and phone screens throughout the day. The result was declared after 4:30 pm.

Gun Sagar Singh got AIR 498. A student of Guru Nanak International Public School, he plans to opt for mechanical stream. “My dream is to take admission in the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi,” he said. My study hours were different every day. Some days, it was four hours and other times, seven, he added.

Uday Singla got AIR 828. He wishes to opt for computer or electrical engineering. A student of Alpine International School said, “My dream Institute is the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Uday’s Father is a businessman, while his mother is a homemaker. Uday used to study for 8-10 hours daily.

Meanwhile, other students who managed a good score in JEE (Advanced) include Kanav Krishan Mehta (AIR 1099), Akashdeep (AIR 1236), Karan (AIR 2775), Himanshu Jhawar (AIR 3431), Shubham (AIR 4842), Taranjot Singh (AIR 5048), Kartikay (AIR 5581), Mayank Saxena (AIR 5734) and Navneet Loomba (AIR 995).


IIT-Roorkee’s website crashes down

  • he website of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R), crashed within seconds of result declaration. The result was declared at 11 am in the morning but the website mentioned to check the result at 12 pm 
  • Another message was posted on the website saying that ‘due to some problem at the server end, the result portal may take some time to restart. Kindly revisit after 4 pm.’ The result was available only after 4:30 pm. After the website crashed, students criticised IIT-Roorkee on social media 
  • Some of the posts and tweets read, “IIT-Roorkee cannot handle their own website. How can one even think of doing computer sciences from here?”, “IIT-R, your website cannot even handle 1.65 lakh students, what are you going to teach students?”, “Qualifying to IIT has always been rated as one of the most difficult exams, and from now on, even checking its result will be rated equally difficult”.  
  • The seat allotment round is scheduled to be conducted online from June 19 to July 17

Mehreen Mander gets AIR 99 in clat

The result for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) was also declared today. Mehreen Mander from DAV, BRS Nagar, secured AIR 99. An elated Mehreen said she wanted to take admission in NALSAR University of Law at Hyderabad. Daughter of a businessman father and mother, who is an Ayurvedic doctor, she said: “I want to become a lawyer and take admission in 5-year law course.” Anushka Nayar from Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar, got AIR 1131 and has been selected in the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala. If possible I want to upgrade my seat to another University, she said. Daughter to parents who are both into business, wants to be a lawyer. Mrigesh Dewan from BCM, Shastri Nagar bagged AIR 2100. “My dream is to take admission in any national law university,” he said.

Toppers from the city

Gun Sagar Singh 
From: Guru Nanak International Public School
Dream institute: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 
Aim: Mechanical engineer 
Study hours: 4-7 hours

Uday Singla
Aim: computer or 
electrical engineer
From: Alpine International School 
Dream institute: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Study hours: 8-10 hours daily

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