The number of candidates who appeared in JEE-2010 is nearly 18.3 per cent more than that in the previous year. Reddy, who appeared in JEE from IIT Madras Zone, topped this year's All India list of successful candidates, the IITs said in a release.
The test was conducted in seven zones. The IIT Bombay zone produced maximum number of successful candidates with 3145 students figuring in the merit list followed by IIT Madras (2619), IIT Delhi (2264), IIT Kharagpur (1481), IIT Kanpur (1341), IIT Roorkee (1305) and IIT Guwahati (521).
While 1.13 lakh girls appeared in the test, 1476 qualified. Aakanksha Tushar Sarda emerged the topper among girls with an All India Rank of 18.
About 554 candidates in Hindi medium have qualified for the entrance test which is a three fold rise over last year's 184.