A complete of 43 college students, together with one feminine candidate, have scored an ideal 100 percentile, virtually double from final yr, within the Joint Entrance Examination (Predominant). As a consequence of this, the cut-offs for JEE (Superior) have additionally elevated this yr.
The outcomes have been introduced by the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) on Saturday. In keeping with the NTA, the cut-offs for JEE (Superior) for common class is 90.77, up from 88.41 final yr. For these within the economically weaker part (EWS) class, it’s 75.62, a lot larger than 63.11 final yr. For OBC/SC/ST classes it’s 73.61, 51.97 and 37.23, up from final yr’s 67, 43.08 and 26.77.
Candidates have to be among the many high 2.5 lakh profitable candidates of JEE (Predominant) to seem for JEE (Superior). Solely candidates who meet the cut-offs for JEE (Superior) can seem for it. The registrations for JEE (Superior) will begin from April 30.
There was a major enhance within the variety of college students scoring 100 percentile this yr as in comparison with final yr, when solely 24 college students received an ideal rating. In 2021, the variety of college students with 100 percentile was 44, which was attributed to the examination being performed in 4 periods as a substitute of two in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
College Grants Fee chairperson M Jagadesh Kumar attributed the hike this yr to college students having the ability to put together nicely, because the pandemic years are over.
“Maybe, college students are making ready more and more nicely now that Covid is previous us. Nevertheless, we have to observe this over just a few years to return to a agency conclusion,” Kumar mentioned.
The JEE (Predominant) is held in two periods. This yr, the primary session was held in January whereas the second session was performed in April. In keeping with NTA information, out of the 43 candidates who scored 100 percentile, 11 are from Telangana (the very best from a state), 5 every from Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, 4 from Uttar Pradesh, three every from Karnataka and Gujarat, two every from Maharashtra and Delhi whereas one every from Haryana, Chandigarh, West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Out of those, just one feminine candidate, Ridhi Kamlesh Kumar Maheshwari from Karnataka scored 100 percentile. Final yr, two feminine college students had scored the proper percentile. Of the whole candidates, who secured 100 percentile, seven are from different backward class non-creamy layer (OBC-NCL) class, three are these from economically weaker part (EWS) class whereas one pupil is from scheduled caste (SC) class.
College students from scheduled tribes (ST) and individuals with disabilities (PWD) classes didn’t function within the high scorer listing. 5 college students every from these classes landed the subsequent greatest, 99 percentile (with a distinction in factors for every).
The JEE (Predominant) examination is performed for admissions to numerous engineering establishments and programs, together with centrally-funded technical faculties/universities, Nationwide Institutes of Know-how (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Data Know-how (IITs). In addition to, this examination is an eligibility criterion for JEE (Superior) take a look at, primarily based on which admission to the premier IITs is secured.
There was a rise within the variety of total registrations for the examination. A complete of 11,62,398 college students registered for JEE (Predominant), of which 11,13,325 appeared. Final yr, 10,26,799 college students had registered, of which 9,05,590 appeared for the examination.
A complete of seven,74,359 males whereas 3,38,963 feminine candidates took the examination this yr. Final yr, this determine stood at 6,48,555 males and a couple of,57,031 females. The NTA has withheld the results of 15 candidates on account of utilizing “unfair means”.
The JEE (Predominant) was performed at 457 centres throughout 325 cities, together with 23 cities exterior India, together with Toronto, Beijing, Dubai and Singapore amongst others. For the primary time, centres have been arrange at Brasilia, Toronto, Berlin, Paris and Oslo.
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