The National Testing Agency announced the results and final performance list late Friday evening, based on candidates’ performance on tests conducted in January and September.
Eight candidates from Telangana are in the top 24, followed by five from Delhi, four from Rajasthan, three from Andhra Pradesh, two from Haryana and one each from Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Swayam Shashank Chube, a disciple of Dadar’s Balmohan Vidyamandir, finished fifth and is the head of state. After his first attempt in January, he increased his score by 20 points, from 276 to 296, for a perfect 100 percentile.
Nagpurs Indrayani Tayade is the top of the state among girls with 99.97 percent.
The JEE (Main) was held in January and between September 1st and 6th.
“The NCERT books were his bible, and Swayam made a point of giving all three subjects – math, physics, and chemistry – plenty of time,” said his mother, Naina Chube. The family temporarily moved from Dadar to a rented apartment in Marol so Swayam could save travel time for his classes.
The JEE (Mains) was conducted in January and between September 1 and September 6, with strict precautions and social distancing measures in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Based on the results of JEE Mains Paper 1 and Paper 2, the best 2.45 lakh candidates can apply for the JEE Advanced exam, which is a one-stop exam for admission the 23 leading Indian Technology Institutes (IITs). JEE-Advanced will take place on September 27th.