Madhya Pradesh students grab top ranks in IIT-JEE

In top 500 ranks list the honour goes to IIT-Bombay zone with 151

GN Bureau | June 18, 2015


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Breaking the myth that big cities or the metros produce merit students, four boys and a girl from Madhya Pradesh have bagged the top positions in IIT-JEE Advanced results, declared officially on Thursday.  The ranking is sure route to admissions to the coveted technology and engineering institutes.

Satvat Jagwani of Satna town in Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the all-India topper in the IIT-JEE Advanced results with a score of 469 out of 504. Jagwani appeared for the examinations from IIT-Kanpur zone.

In the advanced results that were announced on Wednesday, Janak Agarwal and Mukesh Pareekh, both residents of Indore, have bagged the second and third spot respectively.

Krati Tiwari also from Indore in Madhya Pradesh, has emerged as the all India topper in girls' category. She has got an all India rank of 47. To top this achievement of the state, even the all India topper in physically disabled category, Shantanu Dubey, hails from Indore.

According to the statistics released by IIT-Bombay, a total of 1,24,741 candidates applied for JEE mains of which 1,17,238 appeared for the test and 26,456 students cleared the mains. 23,407 male candidates qualified for the exam, outnumbering 3,049 female candidates. Across all IITs, 10,006 seats are available this year

The entrance exam is conducted for admission to premier technology and engineering institutes of the country which include the IITs and NIT.

In the top 500, IIT-Bombay zone stole the show with 151, followed by 127 from IIT-Madras zone, 70 from Delhi zone, 59 from Roorkee zone, 43 from Kanpur zone, 40 from Kharagpur zone, and 10 from Guwahati zone.

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