Yashasvi Chhabra - Science - 97.2%

Question: What was your first thought when you saw your score?
Answer: I was quite happy on seeing my score. Even though I do believe it should have been a little better but I am not disappointed. My hard work paid off.

Question: Whom or what do you attribute your success to?
Answer: I would like to attribute my score to my exceptional parents and teachers. Their guidance and support is what helped me throughout the preparation. My parents have always motivated me to work hard. I owe it to them.

Question: What strategy did you adopt for your preparation for the exams?
Answer:  I ensured that I study regularly. After all, your consistency matters more than the amount of time that you put in. I have always been a firm believer in self-study. Rather than sitting straight for long hours, I took small breaks in between. I practiced sample papers too to get a better understanding of how to attempt papers. I stuck to NCERT and revised my concepts regularly.

Question: Most students absent themselves from school to attend coaching classes – Do you think this is the right approach?
Answer: I do not think this is the right approach. School plays a very important role in giving the proper direction to students. The teachers have been in this field for a very long time and they know the syllabus inside out. Moreover, they are emotionally attached to the students and they guide the students without expecting anything in return.

Question: How has the school helped you in achieving your goal?
Answer: My school has played a very important role in helping me achieve my goal. It was due to the unwavering support and guidance of my teachers that I have scored so well. It would not have been possible without them.

Question: What are your plans for the future?
Answer: Right now, my prime aim is to get admission in a decent college and work towards achieving my dream of becoming a Software Engineer.

Question: You are a role model for the students. What is your message to the students studying in the junior classes?
Answer: Choose the field that you have an interest in and then work towards your dream. If you believe in yourself, nothing can keep you from your goal. Also, do not be afraid to fail. Mistakes are a part of life and they help us in becoming a better person. Lastly, never give up. Work hard, be consistent and witness your dreams turn into reality.