New Delhi: A document 44 college students scored 100 percentile, together with 18 who secured the primary rank, within the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) or JEE (Main) exams-2021, outcomes of which had been introduced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) late on Tuesday evening, reporting a rise of 83% from final 12 months when 24 college students secured 100 percentile.
Officials cited a rise within the variety of classes for the exams as the rationale for the document NTA scores. “Of the 939,008 candidates who appeared in the exams, 252,954 appeared in all four sessions. It increases the probability of more students scoring a 100 percentile,” an NTA official stated.
The NTA, which is the nodal company to conduct varied entrance exams within the county, stated it has debarred 20 college students from taking the examination for 3 years on account of utilizing “unfair means”. The determination comes amid an ongoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into the alleged circumstances of “impersonification” and “misconduct” at some examination centres in the course of the fourth session of the JEE (Mains), carried out from August 26 to September 2.
“On account of using ‘unfair means’, a total of 20 candidates have been debarred from appearing in future examinations for a period of three years. Their results have also been withheld,” NTA stated in a press release.
A senior NTA official, who wished to not be named, stated the nodal company was additionally wanting into the circumstances whereby the percentile has jumped “unrealistically” from one session to a different.
“The results of around 400 students are under observation. These are the cases where the percentile has increased unrealistically from one session to another,” stated the official.
This 12 months, for the primary time, the JEE (Mains) was carried out 4 instances in a 12 months as a way to supply extra alternatives to college students and to provide them extra possibilities to enhance. While the primary section was carried out in February, the second section was held in March. The third section, which was scheduled in April and May, acquired postponed as a result of second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. It was later held between July and August.
The fourth section, for which the outcomes had been introduced late on Tuesday evening, was carried out on August 26, 27, 31 and September 1 and a pair of. Until final 12 months, the exams had been carried out twice a 12 months.
On Wednesday, in any case 4 classes had been concluded a remaining advantage record of finest of 4 was issued by the NTA. For candidates who appeared in multiple session, the most effective NTA rating has been accounted for, the company stated.
According to the NTA, out of the 44 candidates who scored 100 percentile, seven every are from Telangana and Delhi, six every from Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, 5 from Maharashtra, two every from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Bihar, and Punjab and one candidate every are from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, West Bengal and Chandigarh.
The rank has been allotted on the idea of the tie-breaking coverage of the NTA.
“According to the policy, candidates with higher marks in Mathematics are given preference while allotting ranks. It is followed by an NTA score in Physics and then in Chemistry. If still the tie remains, the candidate with a lesser ratio of negative to positive response will be preferred. It means the candidates who have attempted lesser wrong questions will be given preference. Therefore, only 18 out of 44 candidates with 100 percentile scorers scored rank 1,” stated one other NTA official.
Despite the introduction of 4 classes, the JEE (Mains) this 12 months witnessed a lower in general registration. Last 12 months, 1,174,000 college students had registered for the exams, of which 1,023,000 had appeared. This 12 months, the variety of registration got here right down to 1,048,012 and of those 939,008 candidates appeared within the exams.
A complete of 658,000 male and 280,000 feminine candidates appeared within the exams this 12 months. Last 12 months, 715,000 male and 308,000 feminine candidates had appeared within the exams.
Officials attributed the lower to Covid-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has badly affected the education system. We will also analyse other possible reasons behind the decrease,” stated an official.
The JEE (Mains) is carried out for admissions to numerous engineering programs together with the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology and different centrally funded technical schools. Besides, it is usually an eligibility criterion for the JEE (Advanced) exams for admissions to the Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs).
Registration course of for the JEE (Advanced), which will likely be carried out on October 3, began on Wednesday. Candidates, who will meet the NTA’s cut-off for JEE (Advanced), can solely seem within the examination.
The JEE (Main) examination was carried out at 915 examination centres in 334 cities, together with 12 outdoors India in Bahrain, Colombo, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Kuwait.
The take a look at was held in 13 languages, together with English, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.