A samosa seller’s son from Hyderabad’s Kukatpally Housing Board area has secured the 64th rank in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced.
V Mohan Abhyas, who bagged the all-India sixth rank, and the first rank in south India in the JEE Mains, scored 310 out of 366 in the JEE Advanced, the results of which were announced on 12 June.
He says, I expected to get a rank within 50. Initially, I was bit disappointed. But now I am satisfied with my performance. – V Mohan Abhyas
Hyderabad Samosa Seller’s Son Bags 64th Rank in JEE Advanced
A samosa seller’s son from Hyderabad’s Kukatpally Housing Board. The 17-year-old also scored the fifth rank in the Telangana State Eamcet and the first rank in the Andhra Pradesh Eamcet, the results of which were announced in the first week of May.
Mohan, who attributes his success to his parents and his teachers, says he wants to become a scientist. “My idol is APJ Abdul Kalam,” he says. While the teen initially had plans to pursue a BE (Engineering Physics), he now says he hasn’t decided on his field of study.
His father, V Subba Rao, sells samosas for a living.
His father added,
I am very happy. My son used to study for 10 hours daily… He used to help us make samosas till he was in class X. He may join IIT Mumbai or IIT Chennai.
Meanwhile, the students of social and tribal welfare residential schools of Telangana proved their mettle once again in the JEE exams this year.
“As many as 33 tribal and 25 social welfare residential students qualified for admission into the prestigious IITs. M Karthik secured all India 430 rank in SC category and Devendra Naik bagged 167 rank in the ST category,” an official release said.