Udaipur boy tops JEE Mains 2017 with a perfect score of 100 per cent
Kalpit, after he got to know his result said, "Everyone suggested that I should go to Kota or Hyderabad for coaching, but I didn't want to take studies as a burden. I wanted to enjoy what I learned. Thus, I decided to stay back in Udaipur and joined a coaching centre here.
Udaipur: All hard work and dedication paid off for Kalpit Veerval, the boy who has topped the prestigious JEE Mains 2017 examination with a perfect 100 per cent score.
A student of the MDS Senior Secondary School in Udaipur, Kalpit is till date the first student to score a perfect 100%, or 360 marks, in the JEE Main competition. His teachers, while applauding him said that the boy never missed a single class throughout the year.
As it is said that the first step in the success ladder is confidence, the 17-year-old was quite confident of his preparations but he too did not expect a perfect score.
Kalpit, after he got to know his result said, "Everyone suggested that I should go to Kota or Hyderabad for coaching, but I didn't want to take studies as a burden. I wanted to enjoy what I learned. Thus, I decided to stay back in Udaipur and joined a coaching centre here.”
The boy said that he used to study for 5-6 hours at home daily apart from the time I spent at the school and coaching classes. "I knew I could score the first rank but never thought that it would be the magical 360 figure,” he stated further.
- Kalpit's father Pushpendra Veerval is a male nurse at the Government MB hospital while his mother Pushpa is a government school teacher.
- The boy had topped all India level in the Indian Junior Science Olympiad when he was in the 9th standard.
- He also cracked the top spot at the NTSE in the 10th grade.
- Kalpit now desires to pursue computer science from IIT-Mumbai.