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IIT JEE Advanced results announced- Panchkula guy tops in 2017

11 Jun 2017 | By Gogona Saikia
IIT JEE Advanced results 2017

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) have declared the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, which was held on May 21.

This was the second phase for selection into the premier institutes, after the JEE (Main). Selected candidates will be allocated to over 11,000 available seats across the 23 IITs.

Results are available on the official website www.jeeadv.ac.in.

In context: IIT JEE Advanced results 2017

11 Jun 2017IIT JEE Advanced results announced- Panchkula guy tops in 2017

Details1.7 lakh students of 2.2 lakh qualified candidates had appeared

This year, about 220,000 candidates who had cleared the JEE-Main had been shortlisted for the Advanced exam; of them, 1.7 lakh students appeared for it.

After seven rounds of admission, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority will assign students to the different undergraduate programs offered, including Bachelor's, integrated Master's and dual-degree programs.

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11 bonus marks this time

This time, all students have been given 11 bonus marks due to three questions in the paper identified as "ambiguous" - one in Physics and two in Mathematics.
The first three rank-holders of the IITJEE Advanced

11 Jun 2017The first three rank-holders of the IITJEE Advanced

Sarvesh Mehtani from Panchkula topped the exam with 339 marks out of 366. In JEE-Main, he had secured the 55th rank.

Pune's Akshat Chugh moved up from being 7th in the Main, to second in Advanced.

Amusingly, the third-ranked candidate in Advanced, Ananye Agarwal from Delhi, had also been the third in the Main.

Some standouts

It's a double celebration for Debaditya, who topped West Bengal in both the JEE and CBSE Class XII exams. In Jaipur, Gograj Khadda, a mechanic's son, secured all-India rank 503. Meanwhile, all 30 students of mathematician Anand Kumar's Super 30 Institute (Bihar) cleared the exam.