JEE Main Toppers 2018 – Marks, Interview, Preparation Tips and More

Countless sleepless nights, restless evenings, strong determination, rigorous efforts, hard work and a strong desire for success – these are the attributes that the JEE Main 2018 toppers carried within themselves throughout the journey; and look at the result, it is fantastic. The JEE Main toppers have proved that if one has sheer dedication and passion for something, success is not far away. As the JEE Main 2018 result came out, it was a cause for celebration for them. Bhogi Suraj Krishan topped the list with All India Rank 1, followed by K V R Hemant Kumar Chodipilli (AIR 2) and Parth Laturia (AIR 3). To know the success stories of the JEE Main toppers 2018, read out the article here.


JEE Main 2019 Preparation Tips from JEE Main Toppers


Bhogi Suraj Krishna JEE Main Topper 2018

Bhogi Suraj Krishna – AIR Rank 1 (JEE Main 2018):


Out of 360, the Andhra boy Bhogi Suraj Krishna scored 350 marks. Considering the difficulty level of the test, on an average day, Suraj used to spend nine hours preparing for the Joint Entrance Examination. Upon asked what made him choose engineering, Krishna clarified that it was his sole love for Science and Mathematics. His parents had a great role to play in this. The topper said, “My parents never dictated or pushed me to sit for JEE. They gave me the freedom to do what I wish to.


Unlike many students who heavily rely on concentrating on topics or even mugging up on notes, the topper believed in learning and understanding each and every subject thoroughly. However, he credited mock tests and NCERT books for his success. He maintained, [su_quote]I was fond of science books. So even when my Class 10 exams got over, I started reading a chapter from NCERT books thoroughly, solved every doubt by consulting teacher or through reference books. This not only helped me score well, but this knowledge will guide me throughout my life.[/su_quote]


Apart from following NCERT books, Suraj read H C Verma’s Physic books. According to him, “In Physics, non-mechanical part is quite important. The second part of Section A which carries chapters on current electricity, magnetic effects on current and magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optics are quite important, as it carries analytical and concept-based questions.” Upon asked how he prepared for the Chemistry subject, he credited the study materials from his coaching institute. He further added, [su_quote]Inorganic Chemistry is the most important apart from the Physical and Organic part. For the inorganic part, I had put stress on equations and chemical arithmetic, as it needs a constant practice and thorough revision. For the Physical and Organic part, I studied NCERT books, study materials provided by the institute, and practised the last five year questions.[/su_quote]


K V R Hemant Kumar Chodipilli – AIR Rank 2 (JEE Main 2018):

K V R Hemant Kumar Chodipilli - AIR Rank 2


[su_quote]He is definitely not a flash in the pan[/su_quote], says one of his mentors. K V R Hemant Kumar Chodipilli ranked number 2 in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2018. He wishes to get into IIT Mumbai. But how was the journey? How did he manage to pull it off so diligently? Hemant worked tirelessly to achieve this incredible feat. Not only did he get AIR 2, but also he was amongst the AP EAMCET and TS EAMCET toppers.


Though Kumar took the test in offline mode, he supports the online mode as it gives students an option to review their answers before the final submission. [su_quote]Be patient, work hard[/su_quote] – this is what he replied when asked the success mantra. Also, he maintained that coaching is important as it ‘helps you to go in a planned way’. He further added when asked about the importance of mock tests and solved papers, [su_quote]I tried to solve as many previous years’ papers I could. It helped figure out the areas I was lagging in. I then worked on those weak areas regularly until there was a substantial improvement.[/su_quote]


Parth Satish Laturia – AIR Rank 3 (JEE Main 2018):

Parth Satish Laturia - AIR Rank 3

[su_quote]Remain positive, eat well, work hard and remain consistent[/su_quote] – if you have to crack JEE Main 2019 and wish to be in the top list, strictly follow what Parth Satish Laturia success mantra. Parth scored 350 marks out of 360 and secured All India Rank 3. He asserts that a positive attitude and consistent hard work is the key to success. His advice for all the JEE Main 2019 aspirants includes getting the concepts and doubts clear, solve sample papers and question papers and seek assistance from teachers and faculties.


[su_quote]I used to solve the JEE Main sample papers regularly. This helped me identify my weak and strong areas. I then tried to remedy my weak areas while building up my strong points. I also used to regularly attempt JEE Main mock tests,[/su_quote] he replied while asked about how important it is to practice mock tests and sample papers.


List of JEE Main 2018 Toppers – Best 20

Check out the names of the candidates with their All India Rank and marks.

Name of StudentsMarksAll India Rank
Suraj Krishna3501
K V R Hemant Kumar Chodipilli3502
Parth Laturia3503
Pranav Goyal3504
Gattu Mytraya3505
Pawan Goyal3506
Bhaskar Arun Gupta3457
Dakarapu Bharath3458
Simarpreet Singh Saluja3459
Gosula Vinayaka Srivardhan34110
Navneel Singhal34011
Ayush Garg34012
Lay Jain34013
Jatoth Shiva Tarun34014
Pinnamreddy Lokeshwar Reddy34015
Karan Agarwalla34016
Atulya Kumar Verma33817
Anirudh Panigrahi33718
Yash Gupta33619
Anubhav Saikia33620

[su_note]Note: JEE Main 2019 January Session Toppers List – Click Here[/su_note]

JEE Main 2019 Preparation Tips

  • Time management
  • Concepts clear
  • Extensive practice of mock tests and sample papers
  • Coaching is also important since you have someone who is always ready to clear your doubts
  • NCERT books
  • Hard work, confidence, patience, consistency and positive attitude

JEE Main 2019 in a Nutshell

Engineering aspirants who have already submitted the applications for the forthcoming JEE Main 2019 exam may take a look at the things that the toppers have done or said. The JEE Main exam 2019 will be conducted by NTA (not CBSE) in online mode between 6th and 20th January (first attempt) and between 6th and 20th April (second attempt). Candidates can get the JEE Main admit card 2019 issued from the official website, i.e. on 17th December 2018. Those who have missed out the registration date for the first attempt exam should remember 8th February 2019 (application form for April session commences).

Updated: January 29, 2019 — 12:15 pm

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