Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad-boy Ananth Kidambi, who is in the top six positions by scoring a perfect 100 percentile in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021, said that he studied for 10 hours daily while preparing for the exam.
“I studied for 10 hours daily. My family ensured enabling environment where I could maintain focus,” Kidambi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Kidambi now aims to get admission in the IIT Bombay and pursue software engineering course.
According to the student, his parents have been very supportive and always motivated him while her mother Arvinda Kidambi said that they never pressurised him for studies. “We never pressurised him. We stayed away from gadgets, so did he,” his mother was quoted by the agency.
Kidambi also stayed away from the social media and has been concentrating for JEE Main Exam. “I stayed away from social media. But due to coronavirus, I had to study online. So, I used WhatsApp and Telegram for studies only,” he added.
He had scored 94.8 per cent in his Class X exam, besides clearing the first stage of the National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSEJS) in VIIIth and IXth grades.
The National Testing Agency conducted the JEE exam in February for admission to the IITs and the NIT.