Rucha Pawashe from Belagavi, also scored 715 marks, and bagged AIR 4.
Published: 09th September 2022 08:05 AM | Last Updated: 09th September 2022 08:05 AM | A+A A-
Image used for representational purpose only. (File Photo)
BENGALURU: Three Karnataka students, including two from Bengaluru, have made it to the top 10 All-India Rankings (AIR) in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG, results of which were announced on Thursday. Nine students from Karnataka are in the top 50 AIR, with Hrishikesh Nagbhushan Gangule, who was also a Common Entrance Test (CET) topper, scoring 715 marks out of 720 and securing AIR 3. “It’s been a very good day for me as this is something I have been working on for the past two years. I was expecting to score more than 700 marks, but after looking at the answer key, I was sure I would get full marks, barring one question which was tricky for most students,” Hrishikesh said.
Rucha Pawashe from Belagavi also scored 715 marks and bagged AIR 4. The top four candidates scored the same marks. “We are not sure why the ranks are like that. Technically, we are all supposed to be given the first rank. During counselling, they would have given us these ranks based on our age, which is what was done in previous years,” Hrishikesh said. Krishna S R, also a CET topper, scored 710, securing AIR 8, alongside nine other students who scored the same marks. Almost 20 per cent of the top 50 ranks have been secured by students from Karnataka.
Hrishikesh Nagbhushan Gang-ule, who secured rank 3 said that students were expecting grace marks due to a technical glitch on part of the National Testing Agency in the Botany paper. “They gave us five statements and asked us to pick the correct one. However, they were all true. But it was an MCQ and none of the choices allowed us to pick all five statements,” he said. “They have not given any grace marks. If I had not attempted the question, I would have scored 716 marks,” he said.
Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.
The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.
Tennis great Roger Federer announces retirement, Laver Cup to witness last bow of the master
CBI takes over probe into BJP leader Sonali Phogat’s death
Two women techies killed by ‘speeding’ car in Chennai
West Bengal SSC scam: CBI searches at six locations in Delhi, Kolkata
Queen Elizabeth II to be interred privately on Monday
Lakhimpur Kheri sisters’ deaths: Post-mortem report confirms rape, strangulation
Copyright – newindianexpress.com 2022
The Morning Standard | Dinamani | Kannada Prabha | Samakalika Malayalam | Indulgexpress | Edex Live | Cinema Express | Event Xpress
Home | Nation | World | Cities | Business | Columns | Entertainment | Sport | Magazine | The Sunday Standard