Central Board of Seconday Examination (CBSE), announced results of Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE Main) on Monday.
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 IITs and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.
Suraj Krishna Bhogi from Andhra Pradesh has topped the exam. 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.
“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.