Rhushabh Gedam tops in JEE Advanced from Vidarbha

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jun 2018 10:05:59


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Rhushabh’s rank is AIR 130 and 3 in reserved category

Hitesh Kandala and Mohd Taufeeque get AIR 168 and 303 securing second and third positions in Vidarbha

Rhushabh Gedam, a student of Delhi Public School, topped in Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE)- Advanced from Vidarbha. He is third in the country from reserved category. His All India Rank (AIR) in general category is 130. He could be considered as probable topper from Vidarbha.

Hitesh Kandala of Raisoni Vidyaniketan, Hingna Road secured AIR 168 while Mohd Taufeeque of Royal Gondwana Public School, Shankarpur got AIR 303. Hitesh stood second while Taufeeque is probable third topper from Vidarbha. Harshad Ingole of Shivaji Science College secured AIR-819 while his Category Rank is-13.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT) which is the parent body has declared the results of JEE- Advanced on Sunday. Candidates who have appeared in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 can check the official website, jeeadv.ac.in to view their results. JEE Advanced 2018 was held on May 20. The computer-based test, which is the entry to 23 IITs, was held in two sessions for the two mandatory papers.

As per the latest notification, a total of 11,279 seats are being offered in the IITs in 2018. This is an increase of 291 seats from the number of seats available in 2017. A new guideline from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to improve the gender imbalance has resulted in the creation of 800 supernumerary seats exclusively for female candidates.

Counselling will start on June 15, when the registrations begin. Eligible candidates may apply using their JEE Main or JEE Advanced details for admissions to the 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 GFTIs. Joint Seat Allocation Authority will announce the first seat allotment on June 27. To help candidates understand the counselling process, there will be two mock allotments on June 19 and 24. Candidates can rectify their choices till June 25. The final allotment for the seventh round will be announced on July 18.

All the candidates who appeared for the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) can fill their choice from June 18 onwards.