Success Story – ArchitBubna
MTG : Why did you appear for Engineering Entrance?
Archit : I have always been interested in Science and Mathematics. At the high school level, IIT JEE preparation provides the best opportunity to study these subjects deeply.
MTG : What exams you have appeared for and what is your rank in these exams?
Archit : I have appeared for JEE MAINS (AIR-54), JEE ADVANCED (AIR-3), KVPY SA (AIR-8), KVPY SX (AIR-2), cleared RMO, INOI, INChO, won a gold medal in IJSO 2016 and a silver medal in APhO 2018.
MTG : How many hours in a day did you study to prepare for the examination?
Archit : I studied for about 2-3 hours a day for JEE preparation.
MTG : On which topic and chapters you laid more stress in each subject?
Archit : All chapters require equal attention and practice for JEE preparation. However, some topics like Definite Integration in Mathematics and Qualitative Analysis in Chemistry required some extra stress.
MTG : How much time does one require for serious preparation for this exam?
Archit : One should start the preparation early, i.e. before the beginning of eleventh standard.
MTG : Any extra coaching?
Archit : I have taken coaching from FIITJEE, South Delhi for JEE.
MTG : Which subjects/Topics you were strong/weak at?
Archit : I was always strong in Physics and a bit weak in Calculus.
MTG : Which books/Magazines/Coaching classes you followed?
Archit : I joined FIITJEE since class X. I studied Physics from Irodov and HC Verma and also referred some foreign authors for Chemistry.
MTG :What do you think is the secret of your success?
Archit : My coaching provided me thorough, perfect guidelines and pathways which paved my way to success. Coaching helped me strategise my preparation. I used to practice the mock tests and practice papers provided by my coaching. I also appeared for All India test series of FIITJEE which made me understand my stand and preparation level.
MTG : How different was the preparation for JEE Advanced from JEE Main?
Archit : The preparation was quite similar but since the difficulty level of Advanced is higher than Mains, I used to practice questions to the level and standard of Advanced. The test series and mock test papers helped me a lot to prepare for the exam.
MTG : Was this your first attempt?
Archit : Yes, this was my first attempt.
MTG : What role did the following play in your success?
Archit :(a) Parents: My parents are my greatest inspiration. They always supported me in all my good and bad days and it would not have been possible without them.
(b) Teachers: My teachers at FIITJEE made sure that I have a complete command over all concepts and topics relevant to JEE syllabus. They have provided me the confidence to get a great result in JEE Advanced exam.
MTG : Your family background?
Archit : My father is a businessman and my mother is a homemaker.
MTG : What advice would you like to give our readers who are JEE aspirants?
Archit : To achieve a great rank in IIT JEE, you must start your preparation as early as possible.