NEET Results 2020: Odisha boy Soyeb Aftab (18) has scored 720 out of 720 marks to emerge as the topper of NEET 2020 exam, the results for which were declared on Friday. Akanksha Singh, from Delhi, has also scored 720 marks but bagged AIR 2 as she is younger to Soyeb Aftab. In case two or more candidates score same marks, higher rank goes to the elder candidate.
Soyeb completed Class 11 and 12 from Sarvodaya Paramount School of Kota. He is all set to be the first doctor in the family. Soyeb said that his dream of becoming a doctor is now going to get fulfilled.
In his words, “I came to Kota in 2018 and took admission in Allen Career Institute and stayed as a PG with my younger sister and mother.”
“In class 12 this year, I secured 95.8% marks. In KVPY, I got AIR 37 and in class 10, I secured 96.8%,” he said.
“Lockdown benefitted me as I didn’t stop; I overcame my weaknesses; I revised the topics in which I was weak again and again”, he said. “This way, I came across many doubts. The topics in which I was strong, I didn’t focus much. During coaching, I daily used to do the classroom homework and gave equal time to all the three subjects”, he said.