The results for IIT-JEE, the joint entrance examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, were declared today with Arpit Agarwal from Delhi topping the test.
In all, 4,79,651 candidates appeared in the examination held in April 8.
"Of the total candidates, 24,112 have secured ranks in various categories and 19,426 have been shortlisted for counseling for admission to 9,647 seats in the IITs and other institutes," JEE Chairman G D Reddy said.
He said the counseling website will be open to the shortlisted candidates from today and all of them are expected to fill up their choice of courses up to 5 PM till June 10.
For the first time this year, the scanned images of the answer script were shown to the candidates between May 8 and May 10 to help them submit online revision requests.
This year, of the total 1,50,431 girls appeared in IIT-JEE, 2,886 have secured ranks and the first 1,908 have been shortlisted for counseling.
Apart from the IITs, IT-BHU, Varanasi and ISM Dhanbad accept JEE scores for admission.