12-yr-old from Bihar cracks IIT-JEE
Satyam, son a farmer from Bakhorapur village under Barahara, who qualified from Mumbai zone, secured the 8,137th all-India rank. He is waiting for his class XII results, and will not seek admission in an engineering college this year, as he wants to improve his rank. Interestingly, his father Siddhnath Singh had cleared his matriculation examination after three attempts.
“It is difficult to believe that my son cleared such a prestigious examination at 12. We want him to keep his feet firmly on the ground,” said the proud father. Satyam’s mother Pramila Devi is a housewife.
Satyam, who studies at Kota has not come back to his village after the IIT-JEE results. His parents have advised him to follow his teachers’ suggestions.