Delhi constable’s son clears IIT entrance exam

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable’s 18-year-old son has obtained the seventh rank in the OBC category in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination 2013.

Ashish Kumar Yadav, son of bomb detection squad member Radhey Shyam, cleared the exam without taking any coaching lessons, soon after scoring 82 percent marks in Class 12 from Haryana, a police officer said.

Ashish credited his parents and teachers for his achievement. His father said the young man used to study four to five hours every day.

There are 9,885 IIT seats on offer. Of these, 4,844 are for the general category students.

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