Labourer’s son eyes entry to IIT-M

For Aanjinappa, who scored a category rank of 91 in JEE Advanced, the journey was not an easy one.

Published: 12th June 2017 02:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2017 05:10 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: For Aanjinappa, who scored a category rank of 91 in JEE Advanced, the journey was not an easy one. Aanjinappa hails from Chekkanahalli, a village close to Electronic City in Bengaluru. Coming from a humble family background, his mother being the only earning member, the challenges he had to face were plenty. The family struggled to have three meals a day.

As a daily wage labourer with a meagre salary, his mother was keen to give him good education. Today, she is proud of his result.
A student of TAPAS who studied in Rashtrotthana College, he hopes to pursue Mechanical Engineering at IIT Madras. He is an avid reader and enjoys playing football. BASE offers training to underprivileged children under project TAPAS.  

In the common entrance test (CET), Aanjinappa scored centum in the Maths paper. In PU final exam, he scored 100 in Physics, Chemistry and Electronics and a total of 95.3%. In JEE Main, he scored 240 on 360 and has a category rank of 32.

Prem Kumar yet another student from a humble background scored a category rank of 213. Kumar hail    s from a village in Bagalkot. He did his schooling at JNV, Bagalkot. His parents are daily wage labourers.
He wants to pursue engineering at IIT Mumbai. He likes to play football during his free time.


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