JEE (Advanced) 2016: Kota-based institute grabs first 3 ranks

  • Aabshar H Quazi, Hindustan Times, Kota
  • Updated: Jun 12, 2016 15:01 IST
Student study in Allen Career Institute coaching center at Kota. (Raj K Raj / HT file)

Students of Kota-based Allen Career Institute grabbed the first three All India Ranks in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2016, results of which were declared on Sunday.

All India topper Aman Bansal and third ranker Kunal Goyal took coaching at the institute’s Jaipur centre and Bhavesh Dhingra studied at Chandigarh to secure admission to the bachelor’s, integrated master’s and dual degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and the Indian School of Mines (ISM).

The institute’s director Naveen Maheshwari told Hindustan Times that Bansal scored 320 marks, Dhingra 312 marks and Goyal got 310 marks to grab the top spots.

Maheshwari also said that out of seven zone toppers, four are from the institute.

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Bansal was a topper in IIT-Mumbai zone, Dhingra in IIT-Roorkee zone, Sharvik Mital topped in IIT-Kanpur zone and Ishan Tarunesh in IIT-Guwahati zone.

Last year, Satwat Jagwani from Kota’s Bansal Classes topped JEE Advanced.

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Kota, the coaching capital of India, similarly maintained its winning streak in the JEE Mains 2016 results, which were declared in April. Many students from the city cleared the first of the two-phase hurdle in the India common engineering entrance examination.

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About 2,00,000 students qualified for the exam by clearing JEE (Main), the first phase of all India common engineering entrance examination. Students who cleared the Main were eligible to sit for the Advanced on May 22.

The exam was organised by IIT Guwahati along with the Joint Admission Board 2016 across hundreds of centres in the country for admissions to engineering courses.

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