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JEE Advanced Result Declared: Panchkula Boy Pranav Goyal is All India Topper!

Scoring the highest marks in with an incredible 337 out of 360, Panchkula boy Pranav Goyal (who appeared from Roorkee zone) has bagged the top spot in JEE Advanced exam 2018.

The result of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced examination, conducted on May 20, 2018, by official organiser Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, has just been released today.

All the candidates who appeared for the examination can check the results through the official website, jeeadv.ac.in.

Of the students who appeared for JEE Advanced 2018, a total of 18,138 (of whom 2,067 are girls) have qualified for entry into the prestigious IITs.

Panchkula boy Pranav Goyal who appeared from the Roorkee zone leads the rankers’ list with 337 out of 360 total marks, followed by Sahil Jain from Kota and Kalash Gupta from Delhi.

“Clearing the JEE Advanced was the target, so I had studied for it throughout the year and prepared for the Mains, a month before the exam,” a happy Pranav told Hindustan Times.

The son of business couple Pankaj Goyal and Mamta Goyal, the avid reader had scored 97.2% in the CBSE Class 12 examination and 350 out of 360 marks in JEE Mains.

Pranav Goyal

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JEE Main topper Suraj Krishna secured 49th position in JEE Advanced results. Among the girls, Kota’s Meenal Parakh is the topper, getting the AIR 6 in the Common Rank List (CRL) with 318 marks out of 360 marks.

These students certainly have a bright future ahead of them and are an inspiration for others youngsters who will appear for their exams next year.

Kudos to them!

Sahil Jain (left) and Meenal Parakh (right)

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Here are the Rank 1 candidates in the respective rank lists:

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Here is a list of zone-wise toppers:

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Conducted by the seven zonal IITs with guidance from the Joint Admission Board (JAB), JEE Advanced is an important exam in which only the top 2.3 to 2.4 lakh rank holders in JEE Main are eligible to appear.

In the JEE Main 2018, conducted by CBSE, 2,31,024 candidates qualified for the JEE Advanced, which was held completely in the online mode for the first time.

With the results being released today, seat allocation will commence from June 15. Selected ones will obtain admission into undergraduate courses that will help in getting a bachelor’s, integrated masters or bachelor-master dual degree in engineering, sciences or architecture.

(Edited By Vinayak Hegde)


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Written by Sanchari Pal

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