Mangalore lad tops state in JEE with AIR 38

Sumith, a student of CFAL (Centre for advanced learning) based in Kuntikana, Mangalore has performed extraordinarily well to achieve one of the top ranks in the most prestigious engineering entrance examination in India. He got JEE Advanced by scoring All India Rank (AIR) – 38 and thus has become the topper in the state. Sumith said his dream is pursuing computer science at IIT, Mumbai has been realised. Sumith scored 320 out of 360 marks in the JEE-Main 2014 examination to emerge as topper in Karnataka. He had secured third rank in the Karnataka CET 2014 in the engineering stream. He had also secured AIR – 7 in the scholarship exam KVPY, as a result of which he has already secured admission in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. A student of Sharada Vidyalaya he had scored 100 in Mathematics, Chemistry, Statistics and 99 in Physics in the recently declared PUC 2014 results. Including Sumith, a total of 13 students from CFAL have been assigned ranks in JEE-Advanced and are eligible to take seats at IIT’s or other centrally funded institutes admitting students through JEE-Advanced results.