NTA Declares JEE Main Results 2020; 24 Students Score 100 Percentile
The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the results late Friday night, in less than a week after the entrance test finished. Since 2019, JEE (Main) is being conducted twice a year.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the results late Friday night, in less than a week after the entrance test finished. Since 2019, JEE (Main) is being conducted twice a year. The first cycle was held in January. The second cycle of the entrance test this year was delayed because of the pandemic. It was finally held in 12 shifts over six days from September 1 to 6.
24 candidates scores the perfect 100 percentile:
Twenty four candidates scored 100 percentile in the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) this year, with the largest number of toppers coming from Telangana. Among the remaining toppers, five are from Delhi, four from Rajasthan, three from Andhra Pradesh, two from Haryana, and one each from Gujarat and Maharashtra.
JEE Main is held twice in a year. In the January JEE Main 2020, nine candidates had scored 100 percentile. The announcement of a result within five days is also something of a record.
The number of candidates to score 100 percentile has remained the same. The previous year, as well this year, 24 candidates scored the perfect 100 percentile.
6.35 candidates had appeared for the exam for BE and BTech courses for whom the results have been released now.
For the September round of JEE Main 2020, only 1,12,247 candidates had registered for the B.Arch and B.Planning papers, of whom just 61,366, or a little over half, were present for the exams,
Earlier, before 2017, the Central Board of Secondary Education used to conduct engineering and medical entrance exams. The NTA was formed in 2017 after CBSE requested to withdraw itself from the responsibility.
JEE Main is a gateway for admission to engineering (B.Tech) courses in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments.
JEE Main is also an eligibility test for the JEE Advanced, which the students need to take if they wish to take admissions to the undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).
The exam is held twice to give more opportunity to the students. To improve their scores in the examination, if they fail to give their best in the first attempt.
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