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JEE Main Result 2021: 44 candidates score 100 percentile - Times of India

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18 candidates are on Rank 1Representative Image. NEW DELHI: A record 44 candidates scored 100 percentile while 18 candidates are on Rank 1 in the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE-Main) 2021. The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the final merit list, which is based on the performances of the four JEE (Mains) Paper 1 for BE/ BTech on Tuesday night. Last year 24 candidates scored 100 percentile.

 
The JEE (Main) for the first time was conducted four times February, March, July and August-September 2021. The July and August-September JEE (Main) were rescheduled from April and May respectively due to the Covid-19 situation. Another first is that the computer-based exams for the first time were conducted in 12 Indian languages and English. The percentiles or NTA scores are normalised across multi-session papers and are based on the relative performance of all those who appeared for the examination in one session. The ranks of the candidates are released taking into consideration the best of the four NTA scores in accordance with the policy already made.The JEE (mains) for admission to engineering colleges was conducted amid stringent precautions and social distancing measures in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
 
The Paper 1 is for admission to BTech/ BE programmes in IITs, NITs and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). This year 9.34 lakh candidates registered and according to the NTA officials, around 77% of the candidates took the exam twice, while over 60% attempted the exam three times to improve their scores. Based on the results of the JEE-Mains Paper 1 and Paper 2, the top 2.45 lakh candidates will be eligible to appear for the JEE-Advanced exam, which is a one-stop exam to get admission into the 23 premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). JEE-Advanced is scheduled to take place on October 3, 2021.
 
JEE-Advanced for admission to IITs was deferred again due to a delay in the announcement of JEE-Main results. The registration process was to begin last week but was deferred till Monday due to the delay in the result. However, the registration did not begin on Monday as well.JEE Main 20201 Session 4: Toppers List more from times of india NewsDelhi school teachers fight attendance app over privacy fearsKids Umbrella School fined for flouting Covid protocolVijayan inaugurates 92 new school buildings, labs and libraries across stateSuccessfully logged in to The Times Of India, Enjoy reading..
 
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