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IIT-JEE Advanced results: Over 2,800 Telugu students crack test

IIT-JEE Advanced results: Over 2,800 Telugu students crack test
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IIT-JEE Advanced Results: Over 2,800 Telugu Students Crack Test. Although the all India level results depict a poor picture, Telugu students have...

Only 19,400 clear all India level

Web counselling from today

Hyderabad: Although the all India level results depict a poor picture, Telugu students have somewhat excelled in the overall pass percentage in the JEE Advanced, results which were declared on Thursday. According to an estimate, more than 2,800 students from both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have cleared the test, which was held on May 25 for admission into undergraduate engineering course in the 16 prestigious IITs and ISM, Dhanbad.

The total number of available seats is 9,784 and the web counselling would commence from Friday (June 20).

As per the preliminary reports given by IIT, Kharagpur, which conducted the test, approximately 21 per cent candidates passed the exam. Around 1.26 lakh candidates registered for the test but out of them, only a total of 27,151 candidates cleared it. And among these 27,151 qualifiers, 19,416 candidates could find place in the Common Merit List (CML) from which the final admissions will be made.

Among the 27,151 students who passed the exam, nearly 4,000 were Telugus, according to a rough estimate done by CHINA (Chaitanya-Narayana) Group. Sindhura, one of the directors stated at the success meet that all of these 4,000 students were coached by Srichaitanya-Narayana Academy jointly and all of them are sure to get admission in one IIT or the other.

Among the meritorious lot, 6,000 candidates are on the OBC (NCL) merit list, 4,400 candidates are on the SC merit list and 1,250 candidates are on the ST merit list. As many as 243 candidates with disability cleared the exam. Compared to last year, 3,500 more candidates have qualified in CML and there was an increase of qualified candidates in all categories.

Telugu dominance

Although the Telugu heartland missed the top rank as well as the third one, it could garner second, fourth, fifth, ninth and tenth ranks. Even among the reserved category, the all India second ranker Rondi Abhinav hails from Andhra Pradesh. Abhinav got all India general rank of 25. Srichaitanya-Narayana claimed that they alone got 44 ranks below 100.

C Saichetan (2nd rank); R Lohith (4th rank), C Jayanth Shankar (5th rank), N Pavan Kumar (9th rank), V Yeswanth Reddy (10th rank), K Uday (11th rank), N Diwakar Reddy (12th rank), K Veera Venkata Satish (14th rank), L Nikhil Kumar (15th rank), Vakacharla Pramod (16th rank), V Aditya Vardhan (17th rank), G Chanukya Vardhan Reddy (18th rank), M Sai Arvind (20th rank).

Sai Aravind is son of eminent physician Dr M V Rao.

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