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Over 500 Delhi govt school students qualify JEE-Mains 2020, says Kejriwal

The result for the JEE-Mains was declared on Friday night

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during an interaction with traders in New Delhi.
Staggered entry and exit for candidates, sanitisers at the gate, distribution of masks and maintaining distance as candidates queued up, were among the scenes witnessed at the exam centres across the country.

Over 500 students of schools run by the government have passed the Joint Entrance Examination Mains this year, Chief Minister said on Monday, as he congratulated the students and teachers on their achievement.

The result for the JEE-Mains was declared on Friday night.

Five students from the capital have scored 100 percentile in the JEE-Mains exam which was conducted earlier this month after being postponed twice in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kejriwal tweeted, "510 students of Govt Schools qualify this year. No of students qualifying in last 3 yrs- 2020- 510 2019- 473 2018- 350 Congratulations to each student n teachers. Am proud of you. After 98% results, another big achievement of Govt schools."

Staggered entry and exit for candidates, sanitisers at the gate, distribution of masks and maintaining distance as candidates queued up, were among the scenes witnessed at the exam centres across the country.

A total of 8.58 lakh candidates registered for the JEE-Mains exam for admission to engineering courses in IITs, NITs and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) while only 74 per cent of them appeared for the exam.

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First Published: Tue, September 15 2020. 00:03 IST
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