Kanak Agrawal, a student of IIT-HOME, has brought laurels to the city by securing an All India Rank (AIR) 10 in the JEE Main 2015 examination. Kanak had secured a score of 316 marks out of 360 in JEE Main 2015. The rankings of students in JEE Main were recently declared after taking in consideration the marks secured by students in JEE Main as well as their respective XII Boards. Kanak, who was a student of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, had scored 96.15% aggregate, and 97.33% in PCM group in his XII Board examination.
The success of Kanak in JEE Main 2015 is accompanied by 13 more students form IIT-HOME who have secured an All India Rank in top 1000. Worth mentioning among these students is Yash Gaurkar, who has secured an All India Rank 262 in JEE Main (Engineering stream) and All India Rank 2 (Architecture stream), Twinkle Chaudhary (AIR 232 in JEE Main) and Aman Mehta (AIR 250).
Kanak also created a milestone in the history of IIT-HOME results by emerging as the city topper in JEE Advanced 2015. He secured an All India Rank of 42 in the examination. Kanak has secured admission in IIT Powai, for B.Tech. in Computer Science.