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JEE Main Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: 44 Students Score 100 Percentile, 18 Share Rank 1

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Last Updated: September 15, 2021, 19:39 IST

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JEE Main Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: On account of using unfairmeans, a total of 20 candidates have been debarred from appearing in future examinations for a period of three years. Their results have also been withheld

 JEE Main Results 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: A total of 44 students obtain a 100 percentile score in the JEE Main results 2021 announced on late night of September 14. Of over 10.48 lakh students who applied to appear for JEE Main results including all four sessions, as many as 9,39,008 took the exam. As many as 2,52,954 students appeared in all four sessions. Most registrations flew in for the August attempt with 767700 candidates applying, however, the maximum amount of students who appeared in the first session at 6.21 lakh.

As many as 18 students got rank 1. The rank preparation list which includes the results from all the sessions was created based on a different formula. To give rank, students who share the same score undergo tie-breaking criteria. The age has been dropped as one of the criteria form the same. Now, marks obtained in math, physics, and chemistry will be considered respectively followed by students who scored the least negatives.

This year’s result has also been marred by controversy as the CBI investigation found that at least one of the exam centres in JEE Main 2021 were compromised. A private coaching institute alleged hacked into the systems and used to attempt exams on behalf of students. Students were promised seats in NITs in exchange of Rs 12 to 15 lakhs, as per sources in CBI. On account of using unfairmeans, a total of 20 candidates have been debarred from appearing in future examinations for a period of three years. Their results have also been withheld

JEE Main Results HIGHLIGHTS: Students who make it to the top 2.5 lakh spots in JEE Main will be selected for JEE Advanced. With multiple attempts at JEE Main and more time to prepare with the delay in exams, more students have scored 100 percentile scores. In JEE Main January attempt seven students got 100 percentile while the number was at 17 in the third attempt. Thus, the cut-off for JEE Advanced is expected to rise as competition has increased.

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first published:September 14, 2021, 23:03 IST
last updated:September 15, 2021, 19:39 IST