NEW DELHI:Δ º ºSuraj Krishna Bhogi from Andhra Pradesh has topped the Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE Main) Paper I, the result of which was declared by the Central Board of Seconday Examination (CBSE), on Monday.
Another student from Andhra Pradesh, KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli, grabbed second All India Rank (AIR) while Parth Laturia from Rajashtan, with 350 marks, secured third rank.
"I was confident of my performance when the answer keys were out, but had not expected to bag the top rank," Krishna told PTI over phone from Vijaywada, adding that he wants to join IIT Bombay.
This year, around 10,43,739 candidates appeared for JEE Main 2018 examination. A total of 1,80, 331 boys cleared the exam, with 50,693 girls qualifying for the next stage.
"The JEE question papers are prepared in original by over 100 item writers. These item writers are subject experts. They prepare over 1,500 items over a period of two months during the year of the exam.
"All these questions are prepared by the item writers in original and they are handwritten. After that, 90 questions are drawn randomly and 8-9 sets are created. Anyone set is randomly picked for use in JEE," a senior board official said.
The results for Paper II are expected to be released on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
The JEE Main 2018 result was made live by the CBSE on its official website - cbseresults.nic.in around 6:30 pm today.
As per the JEE Main 2018 results, as many as 2,31,024 candidates have qualified for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018. Till 2017, only 2,20,000 candidates were eligible to take JEE Advanced. The JEE Advanced 2018 examination is conducted for admission to IITs.
The exam for JEE Advanced 2018 will be held on May 20, 2018 for that the registration process will start from May 2, 2018.
THE CUT-OFF MARKS FOR JEE MAINS 2018
|Category ||Qualified ||Max Marks ||Min Marks |
|Common Rank List ||1,11,275 ||350 ||74 |
|OBC-NCL ||65,313 ||73 ||45 |
|SC ||34,425 ||73 ||29 |
|ST ||17,256 ||73 ||24 |
|PwD ||2,755 ||73 ||-35 |
|Total ||2,31,024 |
LIST OF THE TOP 10 STUDENTS
|Suraj Krishna Bhogi||Andhra Pradesh||350||1|
|KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli||Andhra Pradesh||350||2|
|Bhaskar Arun Gupta||Rajasthan||345||7|
|Bakarapu Bharath||Andhra Pradesh||345||8|
|Simranpreet Singh Saluja||Delhi||345||9|
|Gosula Vinayaka Srivardhan||Telangana||341||10|