The results of IIT-JEE (Advanced) have been declared and Udaipur’s Chitraang Murdia topped the result scoring a whopping 334 marks out of maximum 360. The boy hailing from Udaipur is a student of Delhi Public School who scored 97% marks in the CBSE board result. Amongst girls, Aditi from IIT-Roorkee zone cracked the exam and secured seventh rank in All India Merit List.
IIT-JEE (Advanced) is said to be one of the most tough and challenging exam for engineering college aspirants around the world. The scores decide admissions to 16 IITs and the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.
This year a total of about 1, 26,997 candidates appeared for the test out of which 27,151 candidates cleared the examination with 19,416 in the common merit list. As per reports around 3,500 more candidates qualified this as compared to last year.
The southern zone performed well as out of top 100 ranks, 50 were taken by candidates from there. After Delhi zone, IIT-Madras zone scored second highest where 5,728 qualified which includes C Sai Chetan, the second ranker in All India merit list. IIT-Bombay zone scored third position with 4,581 students clearing the exam. As for girls, this year about 3,009 girls qualified the exam which is impressive as well as compared to last year when 2,392 girls were able to breakthrough.
This year as last year the cut-off marks to qualify the exam remained same as 126 out of 360. The joint implementation committee has decided to allow twice the number of choices in each category when successful candidates pick the subjects they want to study.