NEET AIR 1 Tanishka cracked JEE Main too for practice
The topper claims that she has always wanted to become a doctor
While many students find it hard to crack one national-level exam after years of practice, Haryana's Tanishka has managed to crack both engineering and medical entrance exams in a single year.
The 17-year-old has not only secured All India Rank -1 in NEET-UG 2022 with 715 marks out of 720 but also scored 99 percentile score in JEE Main.
The topper claims that she has always wanted to become a doctor and took the engineering entrance exam only for 'practice'.
A good score in JEE gave her the needed 'confidence' for her NEET exam, said Tanishka who found the medical entrance exam to be lengthier than JEE Main.
In NEET, the physics section is easier as compared to JEE as the numerical is simpler, however, chemistry in mains is easier one can quickly solve the 25 questions but in NEET chemistry section is more statement-based, and tricky questions are asked to confuse students.
She claims that this year's NEET was lengthier as compared to past years' question papers which she practiced before taking the text.
She has managed to score the highest marks this year — 715 out of 720, however, toppers in the past two years have been scoring 720 out of 720 in the medical entrance exam.
She narrowed down on medical as a field of studies as she believes the doctor is a "noble profession" and gives one opportunity to "save lives" and has a high "job satisfaction".
Now, Tanishka's younger sister who is studying in class 9 has also been motivated and wants to become a doctor. Tanishka also has a younger brother who is in class 3.
Tanishka has passed class 12th this year with 98.6 percent marks. In class 10th she had secured 96.4 percent marks. Apart from this, she has scored 99.50 percentile in JEE Mains. Tanishka , aspiring to pursue MBBS from Delhi AIIMS, wants to do specialization in cardio, neuro or oncology.
Tanishka has been training for NEET since class 11. She has been training with Allen career institute Kota as well as has attended BYJU's Aakash classes in online mode.