Follow us on
Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » Education & Career
Chitraang Murdia of Rajasthan tops IIT JEE advance exams
Thursday June 19, 2014 6:44 PM, IANS

Chitraang Murdia from Rajasthan has topped the IIT JEE advance examination, the results of which were declared Thursday.

Murdia who secured 97 percent in class 12, wants to go to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai.

"There is a slight confusion over what I opt for between two branches - computer science and electrical engineering. I want to pursue a career in research so that I can work for people," Murdia said after the results were declared.

In Delhi, Srajan Garg has topped the examination and secured rank 21st in the country.

Garg, 17 studied in Lal Bahadur Shastri Senior Secondary School in R.K. Puram, south Delhi.

"I knew, I will get a good rank. I feel elated. I have opted for computer science in IIT Mumbai," Garg told IANS.

Garg said once he completes his studies he wants to pursue a career in research.

A total of 1,26,997 applicants had registered for the entrance examination out of which 27,151 candidates have cleared it.

The IIT JEE advance exams are conducted to secure admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the 16 IITs and the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad in Jharkhand.

The intake capacity of these institutes is 9,784.

The rank in the examination can also be used to secure admission to the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli; Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune; Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

The students can fill in their choice of courses at these institutes from Friday onwards upto June 24.

Architecture aspirants having cleared the IIT JEE advance exam will be required to attempt the Architecture Aptitude Test June 26.


Share this page
Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
comments powered by Disqus
| Quick links
Contact us
Subscribe to: RSS » Facebook » Twitter » Newsletter Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.
© 2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.