Both the Andhra natives told reporters that they wanted to join the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.

CBSE declares JEE Mains results top two ranks bagged by Andhra studentsImage for representation: PTI
news Education Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 07:31

The results of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains paper-one were announced on Monday, with Bhogi Suraj Krishna of Andhra Pradesh coming out as the topper.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results of the exam which is followed by the JEE (Advanced), conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology. 

KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli from Andhra Pradesh and Parth Laturia from Rajasthan were in second and third positions.

Suraj Krishna hails from Vijayawada, and his father Hari Krishna, reportedly runs a small shop in Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh.

Meanwhile, Hemant Kumar is a native of Visakhapatnam. Both the Andhra natives told reporters that they wanted to join the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.

“I am now hopeful of securing a seat in computer science at IIT Bombay. When I joined intermediate, I stopped playing cricket and decided to dedicate my entire time to this and securing a seat in the IITs,” Suraj told ToI.

A total of 11,35,084 candidates registered for the paper-one held on April 8, 15, and 16 in online and offline mode. The offline exam was held at 113 cities, and it was held online at 258 cities across the nation. 

Out of those who appeared, a total of 2,31,024 qualified for the JEE (Advanced). The results of paper-two are expected to be announced on Tuesday. 

The entrance examination has two papers -- paper one is for B.E and B.Tech and paper two for B. Arch. and B. Planning aspirants. 

"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. All these questions are handwritten. After that, 90 questions are drawn randomly and 8-9 sets are created. Any one set is randomly picked for use in JEE," the CBSE said in a press release.

 

IANS inputs

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