Shivanand, who is 14 year old has cracked this year’s IIT-JEE. Shivanand is the son of a farmer and belongs to Rohtas district of Bihar. On scoring 93.4% in 12th exam, Shivanand got a special permission to appear for Indian Institute of Technology- Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) and he was ranked 2,587 in the exam.
The IIT-JEE advance exams are conducted to secure admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the 16 IITs and the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad in Jharkhand. The intake of these institutes is 9,784.
He has done something very special at this age claims his father. Son’s result makes the father feel proud. Kamlakant Tiwari, who resides in Dharampur village expresses his happiness for his son. Further Tiwari also shares that it is the first attempt of his son and in the first instance itself he proves his intelligence.
And what Shivanand himself has to say is that he is keen on becoming a scientist and wants to pursue research in physics.
A total of 126,997 applicants had registered for the entrance examination out of which 27,151 candidates have cleared IIT-JEE (advanced).Last year, 13-year-old Satyam Kumar from Bihar’s Bhojpur district had cracked the IIT-JEE and secured an impressive all India rank of 679. This year also Bihar maintains its position.