The much awaited result of JEE (advanced) – 2014 was declared as per schedule. Shalaka Kulkarni, the all India topper of ICSE 2012 class X, cleared the examination as Maharashtra topper amongst girls.
Kulkarni achieved a score of 281 out of 360 and for this achievement, she gives credit to her family and hard work. She now wishes to pursue career in electrical engineering at IIT Bombay.
Aniket Bajpai, from Mumbai, scored 288 out of 360 marks with an AIR of 55 in JEE Advanced. Bajpai studied in Singhani ICSE School till class X and later on enrolled in state board for junior college. He plans to pursue computer science engineering from IIT Bombay.
Chitraang Murdia, from Rajasthan, under the IIT Delhi zone, secured 334 out of 360 marks. Aditi, from IIT Roorkee zone, is topper among girls, achieving an AIR of 7 in the Common Merit List (CML). Overall, there are five female candidates under the top 100 rank holders.
This year, 1,26,997 candidates applied for the examination and just 27,151 were registered; 19,416 were qualified in CML, 6000 in OBC (Non Creamy Layer); 4400 SC and 1250 ST merit lists. 243 candidates with disability qualified in the examination. From June 20 to 24, the choice filling portal will be operative.