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IIT JEE Main rankings out; boys dominate list

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi boy Deepanshu Jindal has topped the IIT JEE Main rank list 2016 released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today, with boys dominating the list of toppers.

Pratyush Maini secured the second position and Rajesh Bansal the third.

Of the top 1,000 positions, 853 have been secured by boys and 147 by girls. Ryali Gayathri from Telangana has emerged on the top among girls, securing the 11th rank.

The All India Rankings are based on their JEE Main score (60 per cent weightage) and Class 12 scores (40 per cent weightage). Admissions to BE and B Tech courses in engineering institutions like NITs, IIITs are made on the basis of these rankings.

Meanwhile, in another significant move for admission to the IITs - for which scores in IIT (Advanced) exam is the basis, the first list of allocation of seats for IITs will be released on July 1.

Among boards, CBSE students have done well, getting 12 of the top 20 ranks. States boards like Telangana (6 of the top 20 positions), Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra too find students among toppers.

Around 11.28 lakh students had appeared for the IIT JEE Main exam, officials said, adding results were announced a week in advance as compared to last year.

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First Published: Thu, June 23 2016. 21:02 IST
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