He secured the AIR 64 in the JEE Advanced exam and AIR 6 in the JEE Main in 2017.
He later got into IIT-Bombay and opted for engineering in physics. He wants to become a scientist one day.
This 'average student' bagged AIR 6 beating all odds
Nikhil Garg's story is a perfect example that with hard work and perseverance, nothing is impossible.
He was an average student until Class-10 who later moved to Rajasthan's Kota for IIT-JEE preparation.
Despite his mother's death due to breast cancer at the time, his father supported and motivated him.
He secured AIR-6 in IIT-JEE and got into IIT-Delhi. He currently works for Gamma Networks.
#4: Arbaaz Alam, egg seller's son, cleared JEE in 2017
Arbaaz Alam, the son of an egg seller from Bihar Sharif, cracked JEE-2017 with AIR-67. He was one of Anand Kumar's Super-30 students. He wanted to solve the issue of his family's financial instability which inspired him to study hard and be at the top.
Despite physical challenges, Rajesh Sharma, secured 20th rank in PwD-category
Rajesh Sharma, who suffered from a neglected clubfoot that affects lower limbs, cracked the IIT-JEE in 2009.
Though he couldn't afford coaching, he still secured the 20th rank in the physically-disabled category.
Sharma, the son of a carpenter from Jodhpur, got into IIT-Bombay and later landed a job in the Japanese e-commerce firm, Rakuten, during campus placements with a Rs. 32 LPA package.