GUWAHATI, June 12 - The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2016, held on May 22, have been declared today. Out of 1,47,678 candidates, who sat for the examination, 36,568 candidates are eligible for admission to 10,575 seats in 22 IITs and ISM Dhanbad.
IIT Guwahati was the organising IIT this year. The results were declared by Prof Gautam Biswas, Director of IIT Guwahati during a press conference here today.
Aman Bansal from Jaipur topped this year�s all-India list of successful candidates. Altogether 31,336 out of 1,19,900 male candidates and 4,570 out of 27,778 female candidates qualified in the JEE (Advanced) 2016. Riya Singh from Kota topped the list of successful female candidates this year.
The number of qualified candidates out of those, who appeared in different IIT zones is: Bombay � 8,810; Delhi � 5,941; Guwahati � 2,468; Kanpur � 4,443; Kharagpur � 4,560; Madras � 6,702 and Roorkee � 3,642.
This year 18,962 candidates including 219 persons with special ability in the general category, 7,873 candidates including 129 persons with special ability in the OBC-NCL category, 7,339 candidates
including seven persons with special ability in the SC category and 2,392 candidates including three persons with special ability in the ST category have quailed in the JEE (Advanced) examination.
The list of qualified candidates also includes 44 candidates out of 80 in the Overseas Citizens of India category, 25 out of 58 in the Persons of Indian Origin category and two candidates out of 18 in foreign national category.