JEE Advanced the ultimate engineering entrance test – might be dreadful for many, but here is how Manan Aggarwal cracked it. He has secured an AIR of 14 in JEE Advanced 2019. Manan hails from the state of Haryana and he started his JEE Advanced 2019 preparation right when he was in class 10. Do you know, this guy has spent 12 hrs/day in his preparation. Let us check out what else he has to share about his JEE Advanced 2019 journey.
JEE Advanced 2019 Topper Manan Aggarwal (AIR-14)
|Schooling||Jankidas Kapur Public School under CBSE Board|
|JEE Advanced 2019 AIR||14|
|JEE Advanced 2019 State AIR||1 in Haryana State|
|JEE Advanced 2019 Score||302|
|JEE Main 2019 Percentile||99.97|
|JEE Main 2019 AIR||194|
Manan Aggarwal’s Interview
Manan shared his success with us and it might help all the future aspirants on how they must prepare for JEE Advanced. Takes notes aspirants!
Q1: Please share about yourself and your family, from where you did your schooling and how was your board exam?
A: I live in Sonepat, and studied in Jankidas Kapur Public School under CBSE Board. My parents are working. Father is AGM in BSNL and Mother is Associate Professor in city’s Hindu college. Board Exams were good.
Q2: What was your JEE Main 2019 Percentile and rank?
A: I got 99.97 percentile in JEE Main and my All India rank was 194.
Q3: When did you start your JEE Advanced preparation?
A: Although I started my JEE preparation from Class 10th it was only in Class 11th that I started with full force under expert guidance.
Q4: Tell us something about your preparation strategy and daily routine for JEE Advanced?
A: I used to study for about 12 hours, every day. This usually included various assignments, question banks, and mock tests, interaction with my subject teachers at FIITJEE Punjabi Bagh Centre, clear doubts, etc. I used to solve computer-based mock tests quite regularly i.e about 2 tests per day. In my daily schedule, I used to keep aside time for a walk in the morning followed by meditation.
Q5: Did you take coaching for JEE and if yes from where? What are the benefits of coaching according to you?
A: I joined the FIITJEE Punjabi Bagh Centre into a 2-year classroom preparatory program. I think coaching is very important for JEE preparation. According to me, coaching institutes make us well prepared for the final exam with the help of regular tests, quizzes and doubt classes; they also help us to understand our shortcomings and provides a remedy.
Q6: How much self-study you did and what all did you kept in mind while preparing?
A: I used to devote around 12 hours, every day. Apart from studies and tests, I used to analyze my performance i.e. things that I did correctly and things that I didn’t. I used to also analyze the reasons for committing mistakes, seek inputs from my teachers at FIITJEE and prepare a study/revision plan to rectify those errors.
Q7: Please share some tips for the future aspirants of JEE Advanced?
A: My message would be to try to enjoy the subjects that you study, as much as possible, it will help you to study well and try to make your preparatory days of Class XI & XII a wonderful experience.
Q8: Which IIT are you joining? Which course?
A: I would like to study computer science engineering at IIT Bombay.
Q9: What is your long term aim or what are looking forward to your future?
A: I am yet to set an “ultimate” goal in life
Q10: Any recommended preparation materials for the candidates who are aspiring to crack JEE Advanced?
A: Yes, for JEE preparation, one must study NCERT books. They should also focus a lot on concept building and its application. Apart from the materials that I got from FIITJEE, I solved a few books like H C Verma, Vikas Gupta, M.S Chauhan, and A.K Jaiswal.