INDIA: The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the JEE-Main result on Monday. As per the reports, 14 applicants have received a perfect score on the engineering entrance exam.
Telangana had four applicants who received the highest scores in the first JEE-Main exam, followed by Andhra Pradesh (3). Jasti Yashwanth VVS, Rupesh Biyani, Aniket Chattopadhyay, and Dheeraj Kurukunda are the top scorers from Telangana.
Koyayana Suhas, Penikalpati Ravi Kishore are Polisetty Karthikeya are the top scorers from Andhra Pradesh.
Other candidates who scored 100 are Sarthak Maheshwari (Haryana), Kushagra Srivastava (Jharkhand), Mrinal Garg (Punjab), Sneha Pareek (Assam), Navya (Rajasthan), Boya Harsen Sathvik (Karnataka) and Saumitra Garg (Uttar Pradesh)
“Over 8.7 lakh candidates had registered for the exam while 7.69 lakh had appeared,” a senior NTA official said.
The official clarified that the NTA score and percentage of marks earned are two different things.
“NTA scores are based on the relative performance of everyone who took the exam in one session and are normalised results across multi-session examinations. For each session of the examinees, the marks earned are turned into a scale ranging from 100 to 0,” the representative added.