Published On: Tue, May 8th, 2018

CBSE declares JEE Main 2018 results, Bhogi Suraj Krishna of Vijayawada tops the list

The process for online applications for JEE Advanced 2018 would begin on 2 May on the official website: jeeadv.ac.in. Photo: Mint

The process for online applications for JEE Advanced 2018 would begin on 2 May on the official website: jeeadv.ac.in. Photo: Mint

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday declared the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main Paper I result 2018 on its the official website: jeemain.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in

Vijaywada’s Bhogi Suraj Krishna has topped the entrance examination for admission to engineering colleges across the country.

A total of 10.74 lakh candidates appeared for the exam, with 2.3 lakh qualifying for the JEE-Advanced which is an entrance test for admission to Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IITs) and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.

The second rank was bagged by Hemant Kumar Chodipilli from Andhra Pradesh, while the third rank was secured by Rajasthan’s Parth Laturia.

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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 exam was conducted at 1,621 centres (1,613 in India and 8 abroad) across 112 cities (104 in India and 8 abroad).

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