Deevyanshu Malu Is Odisha Topper In JEE Advanced 2022

Bhubaneswar: Deevyanshu Malu of KiiT International School (KIIT-IS), Bhubaneswar, has emerged as Odisha topper in the JEE Advance with All India Rank 11, the results of which were declared on Sunday.

He appeared for the exam from the IIT-Bhubaneswar zone. He ranked second in the zone after Vetcha Gnana Mahesh, who secured the 10th position. Suryansh Srijan (51), Tanish Agarwal (57) and Aditya Prakash (70) are among the Top 5 from the IIT-Bhubaneswar zone.

A native of Bhubaneswar, Deevyanshu recently won a gold medal in an International Physics Olympiad conducted in Mumbai by a Switzerland organisation

He was also the topper of JEE (Main) with 99.989 NTA score and plans to pursue computer science at IIT Bombay. He loves physics and has secured 100 per cent in physics, chemistry and mathematics in the Class XII CBSE board examination.

Besides Deevyanshu, Kanishk Modi (AIR 200), Deeptanshu Malu (AIR 226) and Bidyadhar Sahoo, (AIR 726) of the school have also qualified.

Deeptanshu is Deevyanshu’s twin brother. Their mother, an engineer, has been the driving force and teaching them at home. Deeptanshu plans to make a career in research in Mumbai.

“It is indeed a proud moment for all of us as Deevyanshu has made the state proud with his impeccable performance,” KIIT & KISS founder Dr Achyuta Samanta, said congratulating the topper.

Notably, R K Shishir of IIT Bombay zone has topped the examination securing 314 out of 360 marks followed by Polu Lakshmi Sai Lohith Reddy and Thomas Biju Cheeramvelil in the second and third spots. Others in the top 10 include Vangapalli Sai Siddhartha, Mayank Motwani, Polisetty Karthikeya, Pratik Sahoo, Dheeraj Kurukunda, Mahit Gadhiwala and Vetcha Gnana Mahesh.

Tanhishka Kabra from the IIT Delhi zone is the female topper securing Rank 16. She obtained 277 marks out of 360.

According to a senior IIT Bombay official, 1,55,538 candidates appeared in both paper one and two in JEE (Advanced) 2022. A total of 40,712 candidates have qualified of which 6,516 are females.

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