Hyderabad boy Pallerla Sai Sandeep Reddy bagged the all India first rank in the Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Advanced) conducted for entry into the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Sandeep was also the topper in the Engineering stream of the EAMCET in the State. He is the son Lakshminarasaiah, a teacher working in a Social Welfare school in Prakasam district. Sandeep was confident that he would get a rank in the top 10 in JEE-Advanced. He secured 986 marks in Intermediate and 563 marks in his 10th class.

Speaking to The Hindu during the EAMCET results, he revealed that his dream was to pursue Computer Science Engineering from IIT Bombay and specialise in Robotics. He secured 311 out of 360 in the JEE Main. He also secured 418 out of 460 in the BITS Pilani entrance test.

Correction

A wrong photo that purported to show Pallerla Sai Sandeep Reddy has been removed. The error is regretted.