Hometown: Delhi, India
|Real name/Full name||Vatsa Ashish Batra Times Now|
|Known for||Attaining second All India Rank in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in 2022|
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Vatsa Ashish
- Vatsa Ashish is an Indian who hit the headlines in September 2022 when he secured All India second rank in the NEET, the highly competitive nationwide medical entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), with 99.99th percentile. The NEET 2022 topper was Tanishka who hails from Rajasthan, India. The exam was conducted on 17 July 2022.
NEET-UG candidates leave an examination centre in Hyderabad on 17 July 2022
- Soon after Vatsa Ashish attained AIR 2 in NEET 2022, he thanked and expressed his gratitude to the Aakash BYJU coaching institute for his performance. The NEET 2022 result was released on 8 September 2022 and 9,93,069 students qualified for the medical entrance exam. Vatsa attained 715 marks out of 720.
- All four toppers, Tanishka, Vatsa Ashish Batra, Hrishikesh Nagbhushan Gangule, and Rucha Pawashe from Karnataka, scored identical 715 marks or 99.9997733 in NEET 2022. Then, the National Testing Agency (NTA) followed a tie-breaker rulebook to declare the toppers. An NTA agency official explained the tie-breaker rule in a media conversation. He said,
Candidates who scored identical marks are accorded ranks as per the tie-breaker rule where the candidate with higher marks in biology is ranked above the rest. In case of identical marks in biology, the same rule is applied for chemistry followed by physics. Even after this, if the scores remain identical, the elder candidate gets the higher rank.”