17 Year Old IIT Aspirant Commits Suicide Despite winning JEE

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suicideKota: A 17 year old IIT aspirant committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of her apartment on Thursday in spite of clearing JEE Main exam. Kriti Tripathi, a student from Ghaziabad was studying in coaching institute in Kota.This is the fifth case of student suicide in Kota this year.

In her suicide note, the girl said she was not satisfied with her scores in the JEE exam. The JEE Mains results were announced on Thursday. Kriti did not want to pursue engineering ,according to her suicide note.

“The girl wanted to join for Bachelor of Science. Her ambition was to become an Astrophysicist.” said Harshit Bharati, SHO of Jwahar Nagar Police Station, who is investigating the case. Kriti’s father is still in the state of shock and unable to speak, Bharati added.

The body has been handed over to the family members after postmortem and further investigation in the matter is underway.