The unthinkable happened when 17-year-old Eliza Bansal topped the  AIIMS entrance test with 100 percentile marks.

Let’s hear it from the young gun who hails from Punjab’s Sangrur district,

“I am very happy with my exam results. I never expected that I will score 100 percentile in the entrance exam.”

Subject-wise percentile in AIIMS MBBS 2018

  • Biology percentile: 100
  • Chemistry percentile: 99.94
  • Physics percentile: 100
  • GK percentile: 97.87

Dreams to be a cardiologist

“I want to serve the people of our nation. Further, I want to become a Cardiologist,” Eliza said while speaking about her future plans.

AIIMS v/s NEET
To our surprise, the topper found the AIIMS MBBS entrance exam a bit tougher than the NEET 2018 even though she studied from CBSE. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) declared Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) entrance examination results on June 18 on the official website, aiimsexams.org in which Eliza stood first.

“The overall level of difficulty of the AIIMS paper was bit higher and it was tougher to crack the medical exam. Meanwhile, NEET paper was easy to solve,” said Eliza Bansal.

AIR 196 in NEET 2018
The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the result for NEET UG exam on June 4, 2018, in which Eliza Bansal got AIR 196.

How did she prepare?

“Apart from taking coaching for the MBBS exam, I did four to five hours of self-study. In my free time, I used to just chit chat with my friends,” Eliza said about her preparation strategy.

More on the educational qualification:

A student of Dr. Devraj DAV Public School, Eliza scored 94.6 percent in the Class 12 board examination. In her Class 10 board examination, she got CGPA 10.

Family background

Eliza’s father is an economics teacher in government school while her mother is a homemaker. Further, her brother is pursuing BTech from IIT Delhi.

“My family has been my biggest support. Also, my teachers have supported me in clearing the examination,” said Eliza.

Becoming a doctor

“Looking at my academic performance, my teachers motivated and asked me to become a doctor,” Punjab girl told IndiaTodayEducation.

More on AIIMS MBBS 2018 results

In the AIIMS MBBS 2018, four students secured 100 percentile marks; with more than 2,000 candidates scored 99 percentile marks.

The second and third ranks were secured by Ramneek Kaur Mahal and Mehak.

About AIIMS MBBS Exam 2018

The examination is held to give admission to candidates in MBBS 2018 programme at the 9 AIIMS institutions in India viz AIIMS, New Delhi, Patna, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Bhubaneshwar, Rishikesh, Raipur, Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) and Nagpur (Maharashtra).

Source: India Today