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50 Students From CBSE In JEE Top-100 Scorers

In total, 10,627 students from Maharashtra have cleared the JEE's first hurdle, and 11,040 students from Telangana Board have made it through JEE

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A place in top 100 JEE-scorers is indeed a proud moment for all those students who have been studying day and night dreaming to rejoice this juncture of success. The highest enlisted ranks offers choicest of colleges and streams to all those students who make up to the toppers club, unlike other rank-holders.

This year, the top 100 students who have cleared the JEE entrance examination for admissions in IITs, comprise of 50 students from CBSE background. The league was followed by 21 candidates from Telangana Board and 7 candidates from Maharashtra State Board. However, the two boards-CBSE and Telangana are the two that celebrated the victory of 52 per cent of their students qualifying the cut-off in JEE-mains. Rajasthan has noticed the biggest fall, it has slid to number four this year and has only one candidate among the top 100 scorers.

According to an official in TOI report, “Over time, we have seen the maximum students have come from CBSE. But below that, the order has altered.”

"In 2013, 80 per cent students came from three high school boards: CBSE, Andhra State Board and Punjab State Board, while in 2014, students from CBSE, Andhra, Maharashtra and Rajasthan State boards made it to IIT," he added.

In total, 10,627 students from Maharashtra have cleared the JEE's first hurdle, and 11,040 students from Telangana Board have made it through JEE.

Every year, tens of thousands of individuals attempt India’s prestigious engineering examination to win enrolment in various colleges. At least 13.03 lakh students got themselves registered for JEE Main in 2014 while in 2015, 13.56 lakh applicants had registered for the exam.

Surprisingly, this year, in 2016 the number of applicants decreased further as total 12.07 lakh aspirants registered for the exam. Of the total applicants, the top 1.5 lakh students have been selected to take the JEE (Advanced) for admissions to IITs.

Over the years, the rules and pattern of the JEE examination have changed. The students have also been victims to various controversies. However, the zeal to get enrolled in the country’s most prestigious exams has remained the same, for those coming from the science background.


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