In a remarkable tale of dedication and precision, archer Sriyashas Mohan Kalluri has exemplified the importance of focus and skill by achieving a perfect score in paper 1 (BE/BTech) of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2024 session 1. Balancing his academic pursuits with his passion for archery, Sriyashas has emerged as a shining example of determination and excellence.
Hailing from Hyderabad, Sriyashas achieved a flawless 100 percentile in the JEE Main results recently announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA). A student of FIITJEE Junior College, Hyderabad, Sriyashas is not only an accomplished archer but also a Khelo India athlete.
Despite his commitment to archery, Sriyashas encountered a scheduling conflict when the Khelo India Championships coincided with his JEE Main examination. Undeterred by this challenge, he remained focused on his academic goals and delivered a stellar performance in the exam.
Credit for Sriyashas’s success is attributed to his unwavering dedication, as well as the support of his parents and teachers at FIITJEE and Chirec International School. Their encouragement and flexibility provided him with the opportunity to excel in both academics and sports.
Sriyashas’s achievements extend beyond the realm of academics. Along with his younger brother, Sritejas, he represented Telangana in the Sub-Junior National Championships held in Chhattisgarh in January 2024. As a State champion in archery, Sriyashas has clinched gold medals across various age categories and has represented Telangana in national championships.
His consistent performance at the state level has earned him a place among the elite archers in the country. Sriyashas has been selected to compete in Khelo India for three consecutive years, making him the sole archer from Telangana to achieve this feat.
As Sriyashas sets his sights on a career in Physics research, his journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes and students alike. His ability to strike a balance between academic excellence and sporting prowess exemplifies the power of determination and perseverance in achieving one’s goals.