Shubham Bansal, hailing from Sector 12 in Noida, successfully completed his education at Vishwa Bharti Public School situated in Sector 28. He attained an impressive score of 98.2% in the CBSE class 12 examinations.

According to a statement from the National Testing Agency (NTA), Shubham Bansal, a resident of Noida, achieved an impressive all-India rank (AIR) of 16 in the NEET UG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, Undergraduate) on Tuesday. This outstanding feat makes him the sole student from Uttar Pradesh to be included in the top 20 rankings of this highly competitive examination administered by the NTA.

Who is Shubham Bansal?

Shubham Bansal, a resident of Sector 12 in Noida, successfully completed his education at Vishwa Bharti Public School located in Sector 28. He accomplished an outstanding score of 98.2% in the class 12 CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) board examinations. Shubham shared that the Covid pandemic struck during his Class 10 years, and the unwavering support and dedication of doctors and healthcare professionals inspired him to pursue a career in the field of medicine.

The 18-year-old expressed, “I was just beginning my Class 10 when we went into lockdown. It was during that time that I witnessed doctors risking their lives to save patients. Their selfless service and their portrayal as frontline warriors inspired me to start preparing for the medical entrance exam.”

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Confident about his performance, he anticipated a score of 715 out of 720 when the results were announced, which he calculated by adding up his marks. Shubham shared his aspirations, saying, “I have set my sights on pursuing a career in surgery and my goal is to study medicine at AIIMS, Delhi.” However, he had no inkling that he would achieve an impressive all-India rank (AIR) of 16 and be recognized as a topper in Uttar Pradesh.

According to Dr. RK Bansal, Shubham’s father, the family has been celebrating his achievement since the results were announced on Tuesday night. Dr. Bansal, who is a psychiatrist, expressed their overwhelming joy and shared their belief that Shubham will soon become a successful doctor, dedicated to saving lives, as reported by Hindustan Times.

Veera Pandey, the principal of Vishwa Bharti Public School in Sector 28, stated that Bansal has brought honor to their school. Having been a part of the school since Class 1, Bansal has consistently been a bright and diligent student. Principal Pandey further mentioned that all of Bansal’s teachers were immensely proud of him and extended their best wishes for his future endeavors.

The data reveals that out of the 273,000 learners who enrolled for NEET in Uttar Pradesh, 139,000 were eligible to appear for the entrance exams, providing context to the scale and competitiveness of the examination.