This CBSE topper wants to crack IIT JEE

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10 May 2019

Class X topper, an app developer, wishes to join IIT

After the Central Board of Secondary Education declared the Class X results on Monday, 25 students, who scored 498 marks out of 500, were placed at the second rank all over the country.

One of them is Ghaziabad-based Pratham Kumar Shrivastava.

Pratham, who wishes to join the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) after school, is already an app developer.

Here's his story.

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Pratham has scored 100 in four subjects, 98 in English

Pratham has scored 100 in four subjects, 98 in English

Pratham, who is a student of the Amity International School, scored 100 marks in all the subjects except for English, where he scored 98 and thinks he is weak at it.

He said, "I was unprepared for the English exam and I think that I lost two marks in value-based questions and story writing."

For Class XI, he has opted for the Science stream.

Coaching

Coaching for JEE has begun for this software engineering aspirant

Alongside, Pratham has chosen Computer Science as his optional subject as he wishes to become a software engineer just like his father.

In order to prepare for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), he has started coaching too.

While talking to The Indian Express, he said, "My classes began from the first week of April. They have been interesting but the pressure is building up now."

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App development

Pratham is already an avid programmer

Pratham is already an avid programmer

The 16-year-old has been studying computers since Class VIII, and holds a keen interest in programming.

Moreover, he is familiar with web development and uses open-source platforms like App Inventor for Android by Google, now maintained by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

"I used to develop applications on MIT App Inventor, but have not got any of them published yet," he said.

Boards

Pratham used to play football during board exams to de-stress

While talking about his preparation strategy, Pratham said, "There is no date or time when I started preparing for the exams. It was a phased process."

His mother, who is a homemaker and holds an Honors degree in Mathematics, used to tutor him.

Meanwhile, Pratham, who likes to read, watch movies and play football, used to play football to de-stress during the board preparation.

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Which app has been developed by Pratham?

How many students were ranked 1 in Class X?

How many marks did Pratham score in each subject?

Which stream has he opted for?

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Which app has been developed by Pratham?

Asked 2019-05-12 13:48:30 by Anup Kumar

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There is no information available regarding that as none of the apps that he had developed in the open source were published.

How many students were ranked 1 in Class X?

Asked 2019-05-10 18:15:38 by Trisha Gupta

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A total of 13 students all over India received 499/500 marks or 98.8%.

How many marks did Pratham score in each subject?

Asked 2019-05-10 18:15:38 by Shaurya Kapur

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He has scored 100 marks in all the subjects except for English, where he scored 98 and thinks he is weak at it.

Which stream has he opted for?

Asked 2019-05-10 18:15:38 by Rajesh Gupta

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He has opted for Science stream with Computer Science as the optional subject.

Did Pratham take any tuitions in Class X?

Asked 2019-05-10 18:15:38 by Vishal Chauhan

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Only his mother, who is a homemaker and holds an Honours degree in Mathematics, used to tutor him.

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