With total points of 645, Purnima recorded a throw of 11.75m in her first attempt, which was her best in three tries.
In women's 200m Heptathlon-Heat, Purnima finished third with a time of 25.12.
Earlier in the day, Purnima finished second in the 100 metre hurdles heat.
Meanwhile, Nellical V Neena and Nayana James finished 10th and 12th respectively in the women's Long Jump final.
Neena finished 10th with an attempt 6.19 while Nayana finished last with an attempt of 6.14.
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