Hrutul Chhag from Kodinar in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat scored 715 marks out of 720 and secured the top position in NEET (UG) exams. He further dreams to become a neurosurgeon.
The student of a Rajkot school hails from a middle-class joint family. Mahendra Chhag is a provision store owner and his mother, Aarti Chhag is a homemaker. His family shifted to Kodinar town from Sindhaj village in 2003 and had established two provision stores, which are run by three brothers.
Hrutul had completed his 10th grade from Kodinar, wherein he got 95.6 per cent. Thereafter, he moved to Rajkot for further studies at Krishna International School and scored 93.4 per cent in 12th grade with physics and biology as his main subjects. Hrutul used to stay on rent in Rajkot with his mother for the preparations of NEET but lockdown led them to return home and therefore, he prepared for the exams in online mode.
Notably, Hrutul’s elder brother is doing engineering in Gandhinagar and also preparing for competitive exams.
The results of the national level exam was declared on Monday, October 29 evening.