Himanshu Hooda

Who is Himanshu Hooda, A Tea-Seller’s Son Who Secured Top Spot At IIT Bombay?

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Himanshu Hooda, 23, passed the very tough GATE test with an All-India Rank of 205 and was admitted to IIT Bombay.
Admission to India’s leading engineering and technology institute, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, is a lifelong dream for millions of Indian adolescents who hope to become engineers there.

Himanshu Hooda, 23, is one such outstanding young man who has realized his aim of being admitted to the top engineering institution. Himanshu’s incredible accomplishments were revealed when he passed the very tough Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) test.

Hooda finished with an All-India Rank of 205. Based on his scores, he was also offered M.Tech programes at IIT Bombay and IISc Bangalore.

Himanshu Hooda’s Family Background:

This 23-year-old Haryana native is the son of a poor tea vendor who overcame many obstacles and financial challenges to see his kid graduate from one of India’s premier universities. Om Prakash Hooda, his father, borrowed Rs 15 lakh to guarantee that his son succeeds in his chosen field. Himanshu worked at his father’s tea shop on the Rohtak-Sonipat route in Sector 3 in addition to studying for GATE. In 1990, his family relocated from the district village of Mungan to Rohtak.

Himanshu Hooda’s Academic Career

Himanshu, a good student from the start, finished his Bachelor of Technology at YMCA Faridabad in 2022. He face several challenges in his academic career despite, earning 90% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics during his senior year of secondary school at Mahendra Model School.

However, He set his sights on the advanced Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) after finishing his 10th and 12th grades. He was, however, unsuccessful.

Himanshu Hooda’s Financial Difficulties

Himanshu’s father, a modest tea trader, struggled financially to provide a good education for his son. Om Prakash took out a Rs 15 lakh loan to pay for his son’s schooling, and the family lived on rent in a housing authority community. Om Prakash, who is overjoyed with his son’s accomplishment, says he has no regrets in life because Himanshu has finally accomplished his longtime desire.

He even remembered Himanshu writing IIT Bombay on the walls of his house during his preparations to remind himself how important IIT-B is to him.

Himanshu Hooda reflected on his path thus far, saying that even during his school and college years, he always supported his family in whatever way he could.


GATE Topper List

Sr. No Examination: Sections Student Name Marks Score
1 Aerospace Engineering JOSHI YASH KISHORBHAI 73 988
2 Agricultural Engineering ANSHIKA RAI 49 1000
3 Architecture and Planning SHREYA BHARDWAJ 75.67 1000
4 Biomedical Engineering THANDAVA SESHA TALPA SAI SUNKARA 60 1000
5 Biotechnology AISHWARYA K 79.67 1000
6 Chemical Engineering ROHIT BHAGAT KALWAR 92.67 1000
7 Chemistry ATANU DAS 72 981
8 Civil Engineering SUBAN KUMAR MISHRA 83.11 1000
9 Computer Science and Information Technology JAYADEEP SUDHAKAR MORE 93.67 1000
10 Ecology and Evolution KARTHIK THRIKKADEERI 84.33 1000
11 Electrical Engineering BHANWAR SINGH CHOUDHARY 66 1000
12 Electronics and Communication Engineering SIDDHARTH SABHARWAL 90 1000
13 Engineering Sciences: Solid Mechanics & Thermodynamics ANSHUMAN 83.67 952
14 Environmental Science and Engineering DEVENDRA PATIL & MANISH KUMAR BANSAL 64.33 (Both) 953 (Both)
15 Geology and Geophysics: Geophysics SHUBHAM BANIK 85.67 1000
16 Geology and Geophysics: Geology MANISH SINGH 74 1000
17 Geomatics Engineering SAURAV KUMAR 66 1000
18 Humanities and Social Sciences: Economics V GAURAV 83.33 989
19 Humanities and Social Sciences: Psychology DEEPTI DILIP MOAR 84 1000
20 Humanities and Social Sciences: Linguistics KEERTHANA NAIR 74.67 1000
21 Humanities and Social Sciences: Philosophy SREERAM K N 72.67 1000
22 Humanities and Social Sciences: Sociology TEJASVI KAMBOJ 73 943
23 Humanities and Social Sciences: English SAYANTAN PAHARI 84.33 1000
24 Instrumentation Engineering AKASH SRIVASTAVA 78.33 968
25 Life Sciences: Biochemistry & Botany ADVITA SHARMA 73.33 1000
26 Mathematics SUVENDU KAR 50.33 941
27 Mechanical Engineering ARYAN CHOUDHARY 90.67 1000
28 Metallurgical Engineering ASHUTOSH KUMAR YADAV 85.67 973
29 Mining Engineering UDIT JAISWAL 63.33 973
30 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering SHIVAM RANJAN 60 1000
31 Petroleum Engineering MAHAMMADTAUKIR ALAUDDINBHAI KARIGAR 74.67 963
32 Physics ARUNENDRA KUMAR VERMA 75 1000
33 Production and Industrial Engineering SH GOWTHAM GUDIMELLA 87.33 938
34 Statistics NIKHILESH RAJARAMAN 73.67 1000
35 Textile Engineering and Fibre Science AMIT KUMAR PANDEY 66 1000


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