Kartikeya Gupta, who hails from Chandrapur in the state's Vidarbha region, has aced the nationwide IIT-Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) with a score of 346 out of 372 marks.
Kartikeya came to Mumbai from Chandrapur to prepare for the entrance exam. He said he stayed away from smartphones for the last two years and studied diligently and practised regularly, achieving the results he desired.
The results of JEE (Advanced) 2019 were announced by the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee on Friday.
Allahabad's Himanshu Gaurav Singh secured the second all-India rank while Delhi's Archit Bubna came third.
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