Bhavesh Dhingra second in (JEE) Advanced 2016

Bhavesh Dhingra from Haryana’s Yamunanagar scored the second position in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2016. The results were declared on Sunday.

“The credit for my achievement goes to god, my parents and teachers,” Bhavesh said.

Bhavesh, who took coaching at the Chandigarh centre of Allen Career Institute, scored 312 marks out of 372 and got 118 in physics, 100 in chemistry and 94 in mathematics out of total 124 in each subject. He is the topper in IIT-Roorkee zone as well. Jaipur’s Aman Bansal, who also studied at Kota-based Allen Career Institute’s Jaipur centre, topped the exams by scoring 320 marks.

“I studied as per the teachers’ guidelines and my focus was on securing a higher position in the exam,” Bhavesh, whose father Inderjeet Dhingra works with a private insurance company and mother Shaveta Dhingra is a homemaker, told Hindustan Times.

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“Becoming a good engineer is my aim and now I want to get admission at IIT Bombay,” he added.

Bhavesh’s father Inderjeet said he studied from the day one to achieve his aim and the results proved his hard work and efforts of his teachers. “My son used to study for 5-6 hours daily in the evening,” he said.

“My son has brought laurels for district Yamunanagar and the entire state by securing the second position in the exam,” he told HT over the phone from Chandigarh.

Bhavesh’s two elder are also engineers and work with private companies.

He completed his schooling from Vishva Bharati Public School in Jagadhri and scored 92.4% marks in his CBSE Class 12 board examination.

About 2,00,000 students qualified for the exam by clearing JEE (Main), the first phase of all India common engineering entrance examination. Students who cleared the Main were eligible to sit for the Advanced on May 22.

The exam was conducted by IIT Guwahati along with the Joint Admission Board 2016 across hundreds of centres in the country for admissions to engineering courses.