A total of 24 candidates have secured 100 percentile in the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) Mains 2020 examination.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Friday late night announced the results of JEE Mains 2020.
According to media reports, more than 8.67 lakh students appeared in the JEE Mains 2020 examination.
The JEE Mains 2020 examination, which was postponed on several occasions due to COVID19 pandemic, was conducted from September 1 to 6.
A total of 8 students from Telangana were among the 24 candidates, who topped the entrance examination while 5 students from Delhi and 4 from Rajasthan secured 100 percentile score.
Telangana’s Chukka Tanuja was the sole female who was able to secure 100 percentile.
The perfect score candidates include Nisarg Chadha from Gujarat, Nishant Agarwal, Chirag Falor, Gurkirat Singh, Laksh Gupta from Delhi, Harshvardhan Agarwal, Divyanshu Agarwal from Haryana, Landa Jitendra, YSS Narasimha Naidu, Thadavarthi Vishnu Sri Sai Sankar, from Andhra Pradesh.
The other candidates are Swayam Chube from Maharashtra, R Muhender Raj, Parth Dwivedi, Akhil Agrawal, Akhil Jain from Rajasthan, Vadapali Anand Narasimha, Chagari Koushal Kumar Reddy, Deeti Yeshash Chandra, Chukka Tanuja, Morreddigari Likhith Reddy, Rachapalle Shashank Anirudh, Rongala Arun Siddardha and Shiva Krishna Sagi from Telangana.
“I congratulate the toppers of JEE(Mains). I also thank everyone involved in the #JEE exam and for declaring results in 4 days,” Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank tweeted.
“This is testimony to the spirit of cooperative federalism and young #AatmaNirbharBharat under Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi Ji’s leadership. Despite odds, we prove ourselves,” Pokhriyal said.
The JEE cut-off percentile for general category candidates in the common rank list (CRL) was 90.3765335 this year.
Last year the cut-off percentile for the general category candidates was 89.7548849.
The examination was conducted in 660 centres in 232 cities including 8 outside India.
The total number of unique candidates appeared in JEE(Main) Examination (January and April/September-2020) was 10.23 lakh, said NTA.
Based on the results of the JEE-Mains Paper 1 and Paper 2, the top 2.45 lakh candidates will be eligible to appear for the JEE-Advanced examination.
The JEE-Advanced examination, which is a one-stop exam to get admission in the 23 premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), is scheduled to be held on September 27.