Delhi’s Deepanshu Jindal shines in IIT JEE Main

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Delhi boy Deepanshu Jindal has topped the IIT JEE Main rank list 2016 after the rankings released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday.

The boys has dominated the list of toppers with 853 and girls secured 147 seats. The rank List shows the top 1,000 positions holders.

Ryali Gayathri from Telangana has emerged on the top among girls, securing the 11th rank. Pratyush Maini secured the second position in the rankings and Rajesh Bansal acquired the third ranking.

The All India rankings are based on their JEE Main score with (60% weightage) and Class 12 scores (40% weightage).

Admissions to BE and B Tech courses in engineering institutions like NITs, IIITs will be given on the basis of these rankings.

Meanwhile, in another significant step for admission to the IITs — for which scores in IIT (Advanced) exam is the basis, the first list of allocation of seats for IITs is slated to release on 1 July.

Among boards, CBSE students have done well, achieving 12 of the top 20 ranks. States boards like Telangana (6 of the top 20 positions), Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra too got students among toppers.

According to the officials, nearly 11.28 lakh students had given IIT JEE Main exam, and the results were announced a week in advance as compared to last year.

Wefornews Bureau

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