Indore: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared results for the NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) UG 2017 on June 23, 2017. The second and third ranks were bagged by Madhya Pradesh’s students Archit Gupta and Manish Mulchandni respectively from Indore. Besides securing second and third ranks in NEET 2017, Archit and Manish have also bagged AIR 2 and AIR 10 in AIIMS 2017.

They took coaching from the Indore centre of Allen Career Institute which is based in Kota. The examination was held on May 28 for 700 seats of AIIMS in New Delhi and six other branches at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh.

Punjab’s Navdeep tops

New Delhi: Navdeep Singh from Punjab has topped the prestigious National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses. Girls outnumbered boys in qualifying the test with a total of 3,45,313 girls clearing it against 2,66,221 boys. Singh, who hails from Muktsar in Punjab, scored a percentile of 99.99 with 697 marks out of total 720. The 18- year-old, whose father is a government school principal, wants to pursue MBBS in Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi.

Success takes

sacrifice: Archit Gupta

Putting his love for video games and basketball second for the last two years, Archit chose to burn the midnight oil to make his dreams come true. He says, “Nothing can be achieved without sacrifice. I have made every minute count and never let a single minute go waste.” His father, Vishwanath Gupta, is a publisher, and mother, Rashmi Gupta, is a teacher. Sharing his success mantra, he says, “Never go for selective study. Revision is the key, no matter what make sure you revise thoroughly before writing any exam.” With an aim to be a neurosurgeon, he aspires to help people in need.

Just trust yourself: Manish Mulchandani

Grabbing third rank in NEET, Manish shares his idea of success, “Goal making, hard work and self-trust are the three things that helps one to achieve success.” It is our belief that gives us the courage to work hard, he adds. Sharing his schedule, Manish says, “I wake up at 4.30 am and study for 8 to 9 hours daily. Every day, I cover three subjects in slots of two hours each.” His father, Vimal Mulchandani, is an engineer, and mother, Priya Mulchandani, is a housewife. With exemplary sports records and academic excellence, Manish dreams to become a cardiologist by profession.

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