Mumbai/Indore/New Delhi: In an impressive academic performance which will be remembered for decades, three boys from Madhya Pradesh secured the three top all India ranks in the 2015 JEE Advanced, results of which were announced today morning.
Adding to their historic success, a girl student of Indore in Madhya Pradesh secured the first rank in the female category.
Thursday was the historic day for Satvat Jagwani, a resident of Satna in Madhya Pradesh, who topped the 2015 IIT-JEE (Advanced) examinations. The second and third positions were bagged by two residents of Indore - Janak Agarwal and Mukesh Pareekh, respectively.
Equally elated on Thursday was Krati Tiwari from Indore - the topper in the female category, with her all-India rank being 47.
Satvat Jagwani, Son of a doctor couple, Satvat, who took coaching in Kota's Bansal Classes, has scored 469 out of 504. He appeared in the examination from the IIT-Kanpur zone.
"I am extremely happy. I was confident about securing a rank in the IIT-JEE exams," said Satvat, who wants to pursue computer science from IIT-Mumbai.
Satvat said he did not have a fixed routine, but whenever he studied he did so with full concentration.
Satvat, who had physics, chemistry and mathematics as his subjects in Class 12 exams - in which he appeared this year, said he attributed his success to his parents and teachers.
Talking about his hobbies, Satvat, a student of Nalanda Public Senior Secondary School, said he loves playing Sudoku and reading books. Physics and mathematics are his favourite subjects.
As per the summary of the results available on official website, a total of 26,456 candidates have cleared the exams. While 124,741 candidates had registered for the exams, a total of 117,238 had appeared for both Paper 1 and 2.
In total 23,407 boys and 3,049 girls have cleared the prestigious exam.
Among the regions, Bombay topped with 6,838 students clearing the exam. Madras region came second with 4,928 students cracking the exam, while Delhi region finished third with 4,511.
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is an all India level entrance examination that is held for admissions in premier engineering colleges in the country like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
IITs are located in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Ropar, Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Jodhpur, Indore, Mandi and Patna.
Candidates who appeared for JEE Advanced 2015 had first cleared the JEE Main examination to become eligible for it.