Sons of a betel shop owner clear IIT entrance

May 26th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Ranchi, May 26 (ANI): Two sons of a small betel shop owner have cracked the entrance exam for admission to prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Vikki and Vivek Kumar Sharma have scored national ranks of 6,649 and 5,160 respectively in the highly competitive test, results of which were declared on Monday.

“This is a big victory for me and my parents. My family members were anxiously waiting for the result for past one year. They were hoping that I will clear IIT entrance,” said Vivek Kumar Sharma.

Both the brothers were extremely thrilled about the opportunity that they will get and were looking forward to join the esteemed institution.

Besides clearing the entrance test, Vivek has also managed to score 91 percent marks in his Class XIIth board exam. (ANI)

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