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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) entrance exam JEE-Advanced results were declared on Sunday. Compared to the last four years, this time each category has reduced the minimum aggregate marks to pass. Also, the pass percentage has also declined this year as compared to last year. The pass percentage this year is 26.17, which is about 3.37 percent less than last year’s 29.54 percent.
As per the result declared by IIT Bombay which conducted the exam this year, the minimum aggregate marks percentage of general category this year is 15.28 as against 17.5 last year. At the same time, this time it is 13.89 for OBC, 7.78 for SC and ST, while last year it was 15.75 and 8.75 percent respectively. The minimum aggregate marks for EWS category this year is 13.89 per cent.
RK Shishir topper from Bangalore
RK Shishir of Bombay Zone has secured the top position across the country. The 17-year-old Shishir is also a pharmacy topper in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET). He has got 314 marks out of 360. While among women, Tanishka Kabra of Delhi Zone topped the list with 277 points. His rank is 16th at all India level. Polu Lakshmi Sai Lohit Reddy finished second and Thomas Biju Cheeramvelil third. Kanishk Sharma (Rank 58) from IIT Kanpur Zone and Mrinal Garg (Rank 19) from IIT Roorkee Zone topped.
Last four years cutoff percentile
Out of 1.55 lakh candidates, 40712 passed, 6516 girl students
According to the officials of IIT Bombay, 1,60,038 candidates had registered for the first and second papers of JEE Advanced, in which 1,55,538 candidates appeared. In this 40,712 candidates have got success. These include 6,516 girl students. Apart from this, 296 foreign candidates had registered for the exam. Out of this, 280 candidates appeared in both the papers and 145 candidates have qualified the exam. This year 577 centers were set up in 124 cities for the exam.
Calculation of such marks
A senior IIT Bombay official said that the total marks are calculated as the sum of the marks scored in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Candidates have to score qualifying marks in each subject along with aggregate marks required to pass the exam. A pass in JEE-Main is a must for appearing in JEE-Advanced, the entrance exam for engineering colleges across the country.
16598 seats in IIT, counseling from today
There are about 16,598 seats in all the 23 IITs in the country. Counseling for them will start from Monday, September 12. 40,712 candidates who qualify JEE Advanced exam will take part in the counselling. Out of the total seats, 1,567 seats are supernumerary seats for girl students. Last year the super numeric seats for girl students were 1,534.
So many seats in these IITs
This time there are 1360 seats in IIT Bombay, 1209 seats in IIT Delhi, 1133 in IIT Madras, 1869 seats in IIT Kharagpur and 1353 seats in IIT Roorkee for BTech first year admissions. These seats also include super numeric seats for girls.
First cutoff will be released on 23rd
Apart from 23 IITs, the JoSAA counseling window for admission to 32 NITs, 26 triple IT and 33 GFTI engineering institutes opened on Sunday evening, while the cutoff for the first round of counseling will be released on September 23.
The dream seen in the eighth will now come true
Topper RK Shishir said that he had dreamed of pursuing higher education in IIT since class VIII. Due to hard work and love of computer, this dream is being fulfilled now. BTech in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay.
top 10 toppers
1. RK Shishir
2. Polu Lakshmi Sai Lohit Reddy
3. Thomas Biju Chiramvelil
4. Vangapalli Sai Siddhartha
5. Mayank Motwani
6. Polisetty Kartikeya
7. Prateek Sahu
8. Dheeraj Kurukund
9. Mahit Garhiwala
10. Vetcha Gyan Mahesh