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MP boy tops GATE 2019, scores 989 of 1000 marks

IANS  |  Bhopal 

Twenty-one-year-old has brought laurels to by securing the first rank in (GATE) 2019 with near-100 per cent marks.

Shashank, hailing from Morena in the state, scored 989 marks out of 1000, according to the GATE results announced by the (IIT), on Friday.

A final-year student of (Electronics) at IIT-Dhanbad, Shashank wants to join the Indian Engineering Services (IES) to make engineering more beneficial for the people at large.

He said although he was expecting good marks, he had never thought that he would top the prestigious test.

According to Shashank, he devoted just three months' time to achieve the rare feat.

The GATE 2019 results are available at



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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 23:24 IST