Goutam Das of Odisha from Odisha topped in JEE Main February session with 99.99 percentage and the results were announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
As per the report, Gautam, a student of Bhubaneswar based SAI International school, topped the spot in Odisha with an NTA score of 99.9990357 in Paper-I in the examination conducted for B.E./B.Tech.
SAI offers the secondary and senior secondary programs of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, and is also affiliated with the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK, to offer the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) program from grade VIII through grade X.
A total number of 6.52 Lakh candidates had registered for Paper 1 in the examination and six candidates have received a 100 NTA Score. The 100 percentile students are Rajasthan, Delhi NCT (2 students), Chandigarh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
Dr. RP Nishank, Union Education Minister congratulated the students and also the officials and staff who were involved in conducting the examination process via Twitter. He tweeted- “Dear students, #JEE(Main) February session 2021 results are out. Congratulations to the students. Till last year, exams were done in 3 languages
only but this time exams were conducted in 13 languages & results have been declared in 10 days- Great achievement by @DG_NTA.”
The examination was conducted in 331 Cities which includes 9 cities of abroad- Colombo, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore, and Kuwait] in 828 centers.
Around 742 Observers, 261 City-Coordinators, 19 Regional Coordinators, 06 Special Coordinators & 02 National Coordinators were appointed at these centers for smooth conduct of the examination.