Andhra Pradesh boy Suraj Krishna topped the Joint Entrance Examination-Mains for admission to engineering colleges across the country, results of which were announced on Monday. The JEE Main Result 2018 results were announced on the official website jeemain.nic.in.
Out of 11,35,084 students who registered for JEE Main exam, 2,31,024 have qualified.
The second rank was bagged by Hemant Kumar Chodipilli from Andhra Pradesh, while the third rank was secured by Rajasthan's Parth Laturia.
A total of 1,80, 331 boys cleared the exam, with 50,693 girls qualifying for the next stage.
"The JEE question papers are prepared in original by over 100 item writers. These item writers are subject experts. They prepare over 1,500 items over a period of two months during the year of the exam.
"All these questions are prepared by the item writers in original and they are handwritten. After that, 90 questions are drawn randomly and 8-9 sets are created. Anyone set is randomly picked for use in JEE," a senior board official said.
The exam was conducted at 1,621 centres (1,613 in India and 8 abroad) across 112 cities (104 in India and 8 abroad).
JEE Main Result 2018: Full details here
Students were ranked on the basis of their JEE Mains 2018 score and there will be no weightage for Class 12 marks like last year. The Board had released the answer keys for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2018 on April 24.
The registration process for JEE Advanced 2018 will begin on May 2 and the exam will be held on May 20.
The results of the JEE Advanced decides on the admission of candidates to IITs, NITs, IIITs and other institutions.
Around 14 lakh students took the JEE Main exam this year to pursue higher education in technical courses. This year, the Computer-Based Mode (Online) Examination was conducted on April 15 and 16, while the offline paper was conducted on April 8.
Here is the list of top 20 toppers:
JEE Main Result 2018: Steps to check your result
Step 1: Log on to any one of the official websites – jeemain.nic.in, cbseresults.nic.in or results.nic.in
Step 2:On the homepage, find and click the link for JEE Mains 2018 Results.
Step 3: On the result page, enter your application number, date of birth and the security pin as provided in the image and click on submit, and submit.
Step 4: The result will be displayed on the screen. Download and take a printout of your JEE Main 2018 result for future reference.
Where to check your JEE Main Result 2018?