chase the dream not the competition

Over 1000+ articles, updated everyday...for Free SMS Alerts click here , Engineering Q&A forum here

Invite Friends
Search:     Advanced Search
Browse by category:
 

VIEWS OF AIEEE TOPPERS

Vist the new KnowledgeBin forum to ask all your questions!

KnowledgBin.org SMS Registration

Click Here to Register Online

Creative Commons License
KnowledgeBin.org is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India License.

Their Take On Last AIEEE
According to experts the paper was easy and meant for average students. Some of the questions were from the NCERT Books which let the students to be a bit relaxed. Barring a few questions on maths, BE/BTech aspirants found the three-hour multiple choice-type paper easy. Even the aspiring architects were a bit stumped by maths but they did fairly well in the drawing paper. The paper comprised 40 questions from each subject — maths, physics and chemistry. For each correct answer, one would be awarded three marks while there is a negative marking of one third of the total marks of the question for each wrong answer. There has been a change in the question pattern since last year. Earlier, the paper used to have 75 questions. As questions were mostly from the NCERT textbooks, students found it easy to crack the paper.Out of 6,45,000, there are around 45,000 aspirants who sat for the second paper for the B Arch course in centrally-funded institutions like SPA, IITs and NITs. The 340-mark paper had 93 questions.for AIR 1000 : 250+ may required.for NIIT above 10,000 ranking required.The cut-offs this year would be about 55-60/120 for Mathematics, 55-60/120 for Physics and 60-65/120 for Chemistry.You might be knowing that you need an AIEEE AIR of 12000 to qualify for a seat.So,to put it in a nutshell a score 175-180 marks will be enough to get an AIR of 10000 which is enough to qualify for a seat in a decent college.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Views

Sri Kumaran Public School topper for Class X (ICSE), Shruthi Srinath is on cloud nine. But celebrations are muted at her residence in Shanti Park, Jayanagar, for she's already focused on the next destination - IIT. Maybe, she had an inkling of her results, for she was already "celebrating" her success even before the results were announced, when she was holidaying in Madikeri with her parents. For a few moments, she felt tense, waiting anxiously for the SMS from her friends in Bangalore. Eventually, the beep of her cellphone spelt music to her ears. The SMS read: 96.29% average, with centum in Maths. For her proud parents, Srinath and Vanitha, it was their Moment of Wow.

Like Shruthi, Supriya Suresh of Vijaya High School, Jayanagar, is another distinction student (96%) in the State syllabus stream. Both believe that there is no substitute to hard work, and are totally focused on what they set out to achieve. While her parents, HV Suresh, a bank officer and Sandhya, a teacher at Kendriya Vidyalaya are thrilled, they expect more from their daughter in college.

What drives students to excel? What does it take to score upwards of 95-plus marks? Is TV harmful to young minds? Shruthi and Supriya tell us what makes these special talents tick and share with our readers the secret of their success, while reliving the indescribable joy of their experiences, in this interview with TWB:

• To what or whom do you credit your success?

Shruthi: I credit my success to my teachers, parents and hard work.
Supriya: I owe my success more than everything else to my parents who were more hardworking than me.

• Tell us about how you prepared for the exams. Did you start studying from Day One onwards?


Shruthi: Yeah, I started preparing for the exam from April 2006.
Supriya: I didn't do that well in the first term and preparatory exams. So I put in extra hard efforts for the final exam. On an average I used to study for about 5 hours per day.

• What are your plans for the future?

Shruthi: I have joined IIT coaching in BASE and I intend to join IIT.
Supriya: To become an engineer and pursue higher studies in Australia.

• What are your hobbies, if any? Did they come in the way of your studies?


Shruthi: I like painting. But I stopped attending painting classes to ensure it didn't come in the way of my studies.
Supriya: Watching TV, listening to music, singing.

• A lot of people believe watching TV is injurious to studying. Do you agree?


Shruthi: Yes, it's true. It's true. It's true!
Supriya: My father was very strict and totally restricted my watching TV. But I don't agree that watching TV is injurious to studies. If you have to study, you have to study.

• The secret of excelling in studies, according to you, is —?

Shruthi: Being attentive in the classroom and having confidence in yourself.
Supriya: It's all about focusing fully on what you want to do, about how use your intelligence.

• Many students say tuitions are more important than regular classes at school/college, to excel in studies.

Shruthi: According to me tuitions are only to supplement the regular classes.
Supriya: Tuitions are of tremendous use as they help you in many ways.

• Nowadays, there is a great pressure on students to score very high marks. Do you feel all this very


stressful and if so, how do you cope with it?
Shruthi: It is stressful and is a part of a student's life. We have to live with it and have confidence in ourselves.
Supriya: Stress is very much there. I used to console myself saying I had no other choice than to study!



• If you had to describe your achievement/yourself, how would you do it?


Shruthi: I am disciplined, hardworking and focused on the job on hand.
Supriya: To excel in studies, you cannot do without hard work and luck.

• Do you read any books? If so, what kind and who are your favorite authors?

Shruthi: Yes, I like to read fiction. My favorite authors are Dan Brown and J.K. Rowling.
Supriya: My favorite authors are Charles Dickens, Enid Blyton, William Shakespeare, and I enjoyed reading A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations.

SMS Alerts

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Admission Updates

KnowledgeBin Forum Invite Friends

KnowledgeBin Forum Discuss In Forum

Views: 3338
Votes: 2

Others In This Category
document Interview of Arvind Sarraf AIR 1 in 1997
document THE “HALL EFFECT”
document Preparation Funda
document How to keep ourself motivated
document Every thing u wanted to know about IIT-JEE...
document 10 Keys to Unplug IIT-JEE
document The A to Z of IIT-JEE......everything you ever wanted to know
document Improve your memory - Easy and Effective methods , Vivek Poddar , IIT kgp
document Frequently Asked Questions About IIT-JEE Preperation
document How to overcome exam blues? Some essential points to remember.
document A guy with IIT-JEE 2005 with AIR 56 Speaks!!
document A Dummies Guide To Crack IITJEE - 1
document A Dummies Guide To Crack IITJEE - 2
document A Dummies Guide To Crack IITJEE - 3
document A Dummies Guide To Crack IITJEE - 4
document My Life From 10th To JEE
document IIT - JEE EXAMINATION STRATEGIES
document Interview Of An AIR 25th Student
document Admission Help: What To Do After Getting Through IIT JEE
document Admission Help: Trends in JEE Counseling From JEE 2003 To JEE 2007
document How Can You Crack AIEEE
document Tips From IIT JEE 2008 Topper
document IIT Director questions the IIT- JEE pattern
document A Complete Guide To IIT - JEE
document Start your IIT- JEE preparation today
document Prepare for IIT - JEE : Some useful suggestions
document 10 golden rules to crack IIT -JEE , AIEEE and other Engineering Examinations
document Step wise approach to crack IIT - JEE --- An Ex-iitians experience
document Top 10 Study Tips For IIT-JEE Prep
document Tips for succeeding in BITSAT - Tips For You
document Every IITian has created 100 jobs : A survey
document Tips by IIT-JEE 2007 Topper - Achin Bansal
document The Do's and Dont's for IITJEE by an IITian 2009
About Us | Contact Us | Feedback | Copyright © 2008 KnowledgeBin.org™ All rights reserved



RSS