AIIMS-topper from Punjab wants to be a cardiologist, serve hometown
Eliza Bansal (17) from Punjab's Sangrur district, who topped the prestigious AIIMS MBBS exam this year, wants to serve her hometown Lehragaga which faces a shortage of doctors, her family said.
"Eliza wants to be a cardiologist", said Vijay Kumar, the teen's proud father, who is a teacher.
Kumar said his daughter spent 7-8 hours studying every day and stayed away from social media.
Punjab: AIIMS topper wants to be a cardiologist
Bansal secured 100 percentile in biology, physics
The AIIMS results were a huge leap for Bansal who had secured the 196th position in this year's NEET.
She scored a perfect 100 percentile in biology and physics, 99.94 percentile in chemistry, and 97.87 percentile in general knowledge in AIIMS test.
Two other students from Punjab, Bathinda's Ramneek Kaur Mahal and Mohali's Manraj Singh Sra, bagged AIR 2 and AIR 4 respectively.
Punjab CM congratulated all three students
My heartiest congratulations to Sangrur girl Eliza for topping #AIIMSMBBSResult2018, and to the Ramneek Manraj for taking the 2nd 4th spot. You've all done Punjab proud. Best wishes for the future hope to see you become great doctors in the service of mankind. pic.twitter.com/aGDQS1Exup— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) June 19, 2018