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Jamshedpur, June 18: Students of Jamshedpur have brought laurels in IIT JEE advanced exam. Akash Kumar Dutta, a student from Jamshedpur Public School, scored 144 all India rank in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2015 whose results got declared on Thursday.

Jamshedpur students once again displayed their caliber in IIT Mains exams about 100 students have cracked IIT examination this year.

Akash Kumar Dutta, a student from Jamshedpur Public School had scored the highest cut off marks in JEE Mains. Dutta scored 300 marks out of 360 while in the advance his score was 345.

Talking to the newsmen, Dutta said that he wants to pursue his career in the field of computer science. “ I am keen to get admission in IIT Mumbai and wants to pursue computer science.

I used to study about 14 hours per day and hard work in put in brought good results for me”. He said that he believes in ‘Make in India’ drive and would like to look forward to make my contribution”, said an elated Akash.

Sumeet Khandelwal of Hill Top School secured all India rank 350 secured second rank in the city scored 96 per cent in ISC Board Exams 2015 also qualified for scholarship under Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana by IISC, Bangalore.

He enjoys reading. Utkarsh Tyagi of the same school secured all India rank 979 secured fifth rank in the city and scored 98.75 per cent in ISC board exams 2015. He also qualified for scholarship under Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana by IISC, Bangalore.

Loyola School, Jamshedpur runs only one section of pure science in class 12. This section consists of 50 students . Out of these 50 students, seven students have cleared the JEE advanced examination of 2015 for admission to various IITs in the country.

The students are Siddharth Singh( Rank 3060)Tarun Sharma(Rank 3603) Awushik Nigam, Abhinav Kumar, Ritesh Raj Utsav Mazumder and Nabeel Tauheed.

One of the significant reasons for IITs being institutions of excellence is the fact that they are able to attract the best and the brightest.

Another factor of equal importance is their ability to attract outstanding faculty. If the quality of students suffer as a result of admitting as much as 50 percent under the quota system, the general standard of students will come down and so the quality of faculty too.

Then those institutions slowly will be no different from most of the educational institutions we have in the country today,” said another student who qualified from Prerna Classes.

It may be mentioned here that the city has a fair track record of IIT. Every year more than 100 students crack the IIT entrance examination, which is considered to be toughest in the country.

Moreover, Abhinav Kumar of Loyola School secured 1st All India rank during the 1996-1997.

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