JEE Advanced Results 2018 declared; Pranav Goyal tops exam

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur on Sunday declared the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced results 2018 on the official website

Pranav Goyal from Panchkula region this year topped the JEE Advanced by scoring 337 out of 360 total marks, while among the female candidates, Meenal Parakh is the topper this year with a score of 318 out of 360 marks. Among the boys, Sahil Jain from Kota region and Kailash Gupta from Delhi region secured second and third ranks, respectively.

Pranav is a Kishore Vaigyanika Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) scholar, National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scholar and had cleared the Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) with AIR 5 in Class 11. To add to his success stories, he had also cleared Indian National Physics, Astronomy and Chemistry Olympiads with AIR 2 in Class 12.

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur conducted the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced or JEE Advanced exams on May 20.

Details about qualified candidates:

1. Total number of qualified boys: 16062

2. Total number of qualified girls: 2076

3. Total number of qualified general (GEN) candidates: 8794

4. Total number of qualified OBC candidates: 3140

5. Total number of qualified SC candidates: 4709

6. Total number of qualified ST candidates: 1495

Out of the 1,55,158 students who appeared for the Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Advanced 2018, only 18,138 students qualified for the exam. The exam witnessed a massive drop — the lowest in seven years — in the number of successful candidates as more than 51,000 students had qualified the JEE Advanced in 2017.

Steps to check IIT JEE Advanced Results 2018:

Step One : Visit the official website of the JEE advanced,

Step Two : Click on the link given on the homepage

Step Three : After that, you need to enter details in the required section

Step Four : Check your results and rank

Step Five : Don’t forget to take a printout of the results

As the results were declared, seat allocation will commence from June 15 by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA). The JOSAA will announce the first seat allotment on 27 June and will announce the final allotment for the seventh round on 18 July. For the first time, the JEE Advanced was conducted completely in the online mode.

Last year, the JEE Advanced 2017 results were released on June 11. The JEE Advanced 2018 answer keys were released on May 29.

The Joint Admission Board (JAB) conducts the JEE Advanced exam for admission to Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs.

The exam is conducted in two stages — first, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the Joint Entrance Examination (Main). Candidates who qualify the JEE Main appear for JEE (Advanced).