JEE Main 2018: Students in Lucknow confident ahead of results
The JEE Mains 2018 results will be announced on Monday, April 30.Updated: Apr 29, 2018 15:34 IST
Students of GD Goenka Public School in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow were confident on Sunday of clearing JEE Main 2018, the entrance test for admission in engineering colleges across the country, ahead of the announcement of the result on Monday.
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Jayanshi Tripathi, a Class 12 student, said she is positive of clearing the exam and has already started preparing for JEE Advance 2018.
“My preparation for the Mains exam had been thorough. I am certain that I will rank under 8,000,” Yashi Agarwal, another student, said.
Raveen Pande, principal of the school, said some of the students struggled to complete JEE Main 2018 paper on time.
“The difficulty level of the exam was a bit high than the previous years’ just like any other competition,” Siddhant Srivastava, a student, said.
Students will be ranked on the basis of their JEE Mains 2018 score and there will be no weightage for Class 12 marks, unlike last year.
The All-India Rank is used for admissions to National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI), Self-Financed Institutes (SFIs), and other institutes.
“This it is not easy to secure a rank among them but I’m confident of my performance,” Aniket Bisen said.
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Nearly 12,00,000 students applied for the exam conducted by the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) and only 220,000 will be eligible for the next phase of JEE Advanced for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and other top engineering institutes.
The board said more than 10,00,000 students appeared in the JEE Main 2018 offline exam held on April 8 and more than 200,000 candidates took the online exam on April 15 and April 16.
The JEE Mains was held in 112 cities across the country and abroad with exam centres set up in Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Qatar and Dhaka.
First Published: Apr 29, 2018 15:33 IST