Record 23 candidates scored 100 NTA score in JEE-Main 2024 Jan session

NEW DELHI: A record 23

candidates

scored 100

percentile

or 100

NTA score

in the Joint Entrance Examination – Main (

JEE-Main

) 2024

January session

as compared to 2023 January session where 20 candidates achieved the same and 14 in 2022. The 23 toppers include four from OBC category.
State-wise, with seven candidates, Telangana has the highest number of top scorers followed by Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan with three each.

The female topper is Dwija Dharmeshkumar Patel from Gujarat with 99.9991763 NTA score.
However, there are no candidates from gen-EWS, SC and ST category with 100 NTA score. Moreover, for the second consecutive year there are no female candidates among the top scorers.
The candidates who scored 100 NTA scores are Aarav Bhatt, Rishi Shekher Shukla, Shaik Suraj (OBC), Mukunth Prathish S (OBC), Madhav Bansal, Aryan Prakash, Ishaan Gupta, Aaditya Kumar, Rohan Sai Pabba, Parekh Meet Vikrambhai, Amogh Agrawal, Shivansh Nair, Thota Sai Karthik, Gajare Nilkrishna Nirmalkumar (OBC), Dakshesh Sanjay Mishra, Muthavarapu Anoop, Himanshu Thalor (OBC), Hundekar Vidith, Venkata Sai Teja Madineni, Ipsit Mittal, Annareddy Venkata Tanish Reddy, Sriyashas Mohan Kalluri, And Tavva Dinesh Reddy.

While Chunchikala Sreecharan is the PwD topper with 99.98729 NTA score, Sri Surya Varma Datla and Dorisala Srinivasa Reddy, with 99.9991524 are gen-EWS toppers, and ARADHANA R (99.9906591) and Agannadham Mohith (99.9991524) are toppers from SC and ST categories respectively.
JEE (Main) this year recorded 95.8% for Paper 1 (BE/ BTech) attendance, one of the highest percentages since the National Testing Agency (NTA) started the conduct of the test. Also the engineering entrance test and eligibility for the JEE (Advanced) for admission to the IITs registered a record 12.31 lakh aspirants, which is about 27% higher than the previous year. The first of the two JEE (Main) ended on February 1. The second session will be conducted in April and online registration for the same is underway. For the first time NTA announced the result dates in advance, a practice put in place for all tests it is conducting from 2024.

NTA score is not the same as the percentage of marks obtained. The percentiles or NTA scores are normalised across multisession papers and are based on the relative performance of all those who appeared for the examination in one session. The ranks of the candidates are released taking into consideration the best of the two NTA scores in accordance with the policy already in place. Paper 1 is for admission to BTech/ BE programmes in IITs, NITs and centrally-funded technical institutions (CFTIs).
Post conduct of both sessions (January and April) of the examination for Paper 1, the ranks of the candidates based on best of the two NTA scores.
The examination was conducted in 13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu) across 544 Centres in 291Cities (including 21 cities outside India, of which in Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, and Oslo for the first time).
Based on the results of JEE-Mains Paper 1 and Paper 2, around the top 2.6 lakh candidates will be eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam, which is a one-stop exam to get admission into the 23 premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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