JEE Advanced 2022: Arnav Singhal and Mahak Sahu ace in city as toppers; many follow suit

About 1.56 lakh candidates across the country and over 3,000 across Indore appeared for the JEE Advanced examination this year. Although 2.5 lakh had qualified in the JEE Main, 1.56 lakh had appeared in the examination.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Sunday, September 11, 2022, 10:39 PM IST
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Arnav Singhal (L) and Mahak Sahu (R) |

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): The final battle is over and the much-awaited results of the JEE Advanced, 2022, are out. In Indore, Arnav Singhal became the city topper with All-India Rank (AIR) 297. The city’s female topper was Mahak Sahu with AIR 869.

About 1.56 lakh candidates across the country and over 3,000 across Indore appeared for the JEE Advanced examination this year. Although 2.5 lakh had qualified in the JEE Main, 1.56 lakh had appeared in the examination.

A total of 155,538 candidates appeared in both Papers 1 and 2 in the JEE Advanced, 2022. A total of 40,712 candidates have qualified in the JEE Advanced, 2022. The candidates who qualified can now study in top technical institutes, that is Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Pragati Agrawal was Kanpur zone female topper with AIR 545. IIT Kanpur zone male topper was Kanishk Sharma with AIR 58.

The toppers shared little tips for future aspirants:

Indore city topper – Arnav Singhal AIR 297

Arnav Singhal with family

Arnav Singhal with family | FPJ

‘Commitment is my only motto and I was sure that I wanted to become an engineer. I did my schooling from Choithram School, Manik Bagh, Indore. I was consistent in my performance. My parents, Ritu and Neeraj Singhal, have always been my role models. They helped me stay focused and taught me to be patient with the tougher subjects. I’m ecstatic’

— Arnav Singhal

Mahak Sahu

Mahak Sahu | FPJ

Indore city female topper – Mahak Sahu AIR 869

‘I completed my schooling in Sagar till Class 10 from Holy Family Convent, Khural. I studied for JEE in Indore and completed my high school from Greenfield Academy, Indore. My elder brother, Abhishek, is currently doing engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana. I’ll be the first in my family to go to IIT. My parents, government middle school teachers Laxmi and Ganshyam Sahu, have motivated and prepared me to do my best. I want to remind all future aspirants that the JEE examination isn’t that tough. It only requires two years of hard work and dedication’

— Mahak Sahu

Yashwant Boda with family

Yashwant Boda with family | FPJ

Indore’s second topper – Yashwant Boda AIR 328

‘It’s my dream to become a successful Computer Science engineer. I hope to study in IIT Kharagpur or IIT Roorkee. I studied in the Army Public School, Mhow, Indore, till Class 10. Then, I focused on my preparation for JEE and studied at Pioneer Convent in Indore. My dad, Srinivasa Rao, IDSE, working with the Military Engineering Services, always supported and inspired me. My mother, Meher Sailaja, is my biggest support system’

— Yashwant Boda

Khushal Agrawal with family

Khushal Agrawal with family | FPJ

Indore’s third city topper – Khushal Agrawal AIR 337

‘I came to India from Indonesia for my JEE Advanced. I focused on my goal and finally achieved it. I’m grateful to my mentor who supported and guided me. My mantra is hard work and focus’

— Khushal Agrawal

Siya Gupta with family

Siya Gupta with family | FPJ

Indore city’s second female topper – Siya Gupta AIR 911

‘It was my target to be among the state toppers. I used to study for 15 hours a day. I want to become a Computer Science engineer. I got motivated by others who’ve succeeded before me. We must analyse and work on them. It’s the best way to prepare. The idea is rectification. We often miss out on simple topics’

— Siya Gupta

Top Scorers of Indore

Arnav Singhal – 297

Yashwanth Boda – 328

Khushal Agrawal – 337

Akarsh Gupta – 373

Samyak Jain – 381

Pratyush Shrivastava – 407

Arush Jain – 478

Siddhesh Patil – 488

Tanishq Maheshwari – 500

Lokendra Singh Gohil – 546

Atharv Verma – 556

Sarthak Gangwal – 641

Akshat Alya – 667

Atharva N Mahajan – 842

Burhanuddin Merchant – 848

Mahak Sahu – 869

Siya Gupta – 911

Adi Jain – 920

Krishna Khandelwal – 994

Other Top Scorers

1. Arthav A Bendale, who studied in Indore and took the exam from Bhusaval, was among the top scorers with AIR 128

2. Kanak Barfa, who studied in Indore, bagged AIR 189 while appearing for the examination from Jhansi

IIT Kanpur Zone Toppers

Kanishk Sharma 58

Atharv Moghe 170

Kanak Barfa 189

Arvind Kumar Yadav 192

Harshit Srivastava 215

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