JEE (Main) 2022 Results: 24 students score 100 percentile; Telangana, AP highest
No student from Delhi has scored a 100 percentile this year
As many as 24 students, including two girls, have scored 100 percentiles in the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) exams this year, results of which were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Monday.
The number of students scoring 100 percentiles decreased in comparison to last year when a record 44 students scored cent percent.
Officials cited an increase in the number of sessions for the exams last year from two to four in view of Covid-19 pandemic as the reason behind a greater number of students scoring 100 NTA score.
Last year, for the first time, the JEE (Mains) was conducted four times in a year in order to offer more opportunities to students and to give them more chances to improve.
The agency shifted back to the two sessions this year which were conducted in June and July.
According to the NTA, out of the 24 candidates who scored 100 percentile, five each are from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, four from Rajasthan, two from Uttar Pradesh, and one each from Maharashtra, Haryana, Assam, Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab, Kerala and Jharkhand.
No student from Delhi has scored a 100 percentile this year.
Two female candidates, Polisetty Karthikeya from Andhra Pradesh and Navya from Rajasthan, have received a 100 NTA score.
Of these 24 candidates who scored 100 percentiles, four are from Other Backward Classes-Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) category, and two are from Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category.
No candidate from SC, ST and PWD categories have scored a 100 percentile this year.
The JEE (Main) this year witnessed a decrease in overall registration.