The deceased has been identified as a resident of West Bengal.
As per reports, the student had come to the pilgrim town along with his family members from the neighbouring State.
The family members ventured out into the sea this afternoon. While bathing near sector 13 of the sea beach, the students drowned in the strong currents.
Lifeguards and marine fishermen rescued the student and rushed him to the District Headquarters Hospital here where the doctors declared him “brought dead”.
The body will be handed over to his family members after autopsy, police said.