Saturday, 12 December 2015

Statistics

No, this post isn't on the chapter on statistics. This post will talk about statistical data of my life during the 2 years of JEE. Many of you have been asking this and I think it would be worth to dedicate a post to this.

  • Number of study hours (I was enrolled in a dummy school):
    • Class 11th - around 5-6 hours on non coaching days, 7-8 hours on coaching days (including 4 hours of coaching)
    • Class 12th - around 10 hours per day, irrespective of coaching/non coaching day
  • Test scores:
    • Performance in first national level test - 153/240
    • Performance in FIITJEE phase tests (once every 3 months): top 20 ranks, 13 being worst, 1st being best
    • Performance in FIITJEE open test at the end of standard 11th - National Rank 6th
    • Best performance in FIITJEE AITS - National Rank 2, 99.9 percentile
    • Worst performance in FIITJEE AITS - National Rank 51, 99.7 percentile
    • Average performance in FIITJEE AITS - Top 50 ranks, 99.8 percentile
  • Number of sleeping hours: 8 hours on non coaching days, 9 hours on coaching days (general time used to be from 10 pm to 6.30 am)
  • Number of books used: Around 10 per subject. Instead of using books per subject, I preferred books per topic (chapter)
  • Number of weekly coaching hours: 4 per subject (12 hours a week overall)
  • Number of girlfriends during JEE days: 0 :P
  • Number of friends during JEE days: almost 0
  • Number of family functions attended during JEE days: 2
  • Number of hours wasted: I used to waste around 4 hours a day in 11th standard in playing cricket :D
Some people might also want to know other non-statistical data which may be useful
  • I owned a smartphone during JEE preparation, with full internet access. I had immense control over myself that I do not misuse the mobile and waste time. I believe technology helps a lot in better development and so, I used the phone a lot (in my non study hours). DO NOT SHOW THIS POST AND ASK YOUR PARENTS TO BUY YOU A SMARTPHONE. You can achieve everything in your life without a smartphone as well!
  • I had an active Facebook account during JEE days and I used to post a lot of bullshit :P
  • I was an active cricket player in 11th standard. However, I did not waste any time during 12th standard
  • I also owned a laptop, which I believe helped me to download ebooks which aren't easily available. (PS - do not ask me to post links, find them yourself!). However, laptop isn't really needed for JEE preparation. You can purchase it once you formally join engineering.
I hope the above facts and figures will help you to understand that IITians are no super-humans. I am sure other authors (Karan and Shobhna) will agree.
If you want to know any more facts and figures, feel free to ask, but please don't be as silly as - Aman how many hours did you spend in shitting?

27 comments:

  1. hey aman, i want to know how did you use those 5 hours after 10 hrs studies and 9hrs sleeping during class 12.I can usually study 12hrs without stressing myself out too much and after 8 hours of sleeping i find it uneasy to waste the rest of the 4hrs.I'll appear for jee in 2016.

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    1. How about taking a break?
      Meet friends, talk to your mother, play a sport, watch television. There are countless things to do!

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  2. Bhaiya I am studying in a cbse school school in Kanpur and currently in class 10.I have joined fiitjee 4 year class room programme please help me in choosing the right optional subject apart from pcm please help in making a choice between computers or arts.physical education not available please consider that I am motivated to get a good rank in iitb with cs and I don't have any experience with programming but I have focus on science to. Advise needed urgently. Please reply.

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    1. Any subject is fine at this stage. Choose whatever you enjoy.

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  4. Hi Aman would you like to make a post about off things you do such as speedcubing (saw that video of yours it was pretty amazing :D). I am sure you're excellent in many other things. I would like a post on stuff like that. :)

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    1. Well, there isn't anything significant that I can write. I am good at speed cubing and maybe cricket, that's it!

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  5. You have written in the article that you used play cricket 4 hrs a day in 11th and in the same article you have written that you had zero friends during JEE days. With whom did you play cricket ?

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    1. I hope you understand what a friend means, do you?

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  7. I have fiitjee on weekends.So six hours of coaching. Any suggestions on how I can make more out of the day?

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  8. Did you used to watch cricket matches during those 2 years?

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  9. when u first started 11th syllabus did u develop interest then and there or was it ur constant studying and practising which made studies fun 4 u (and JEE toppers)... coz u said u enjoyed the subjects... even i like PCM and always try to apply them in real life(rotational, organic etc) but i never feel like actually doing problems and studying.. i never gain that interest.. pl help

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  10. Finally! You've started to make sense.
    Until now, I just thought that you were a socially awkward geek.
    And I used to tell myself, "YE SAALA KUCH ALAG HI BREED KA LADKA HAI!"

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  11. Aman is it wise to bunk classes of topics which i have studied thoroughly as i feel a lot of time is wasted ?? Or should i still attend those classes?

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  12. Aman bhaiya, what was your rankings in foitjee aiits?

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    1. Hello Aditya,
      My ranks often varied, but they mostly remain within top 50.
      My percentile used to be above 99% in all the exams

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    2. Bhaiya, can you please tell me your best and worst rankings in fiitjee aiits

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    4. Best: 2
      Worst: 54 (If I am not wrong)

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