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Rajasthan boy tops IIT-JEE, 5 women among top 100

Rajasthan boy Chitraang Murdia has topped the Indian Institutes of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination, or IIT-JEE, advanced, 2014. Murdia, from the Delhi zone, scored 334 of 360 marks.

Among women candidates, Aditi from the IIT-Roorkee zone topped the exam securing seventh rank. There are five women among the top 100. The total number of women qualifying the exam form 11 per cent of all those qualifying.

In all, 27,151 of 126,997 registered qualified the examination, with 19,416 on the common merit list, 6,000 in Other Backward Class (non-creamy layer), 4,400 on Scheduled Caste and 1,250 on Scheduled Tribe merit lists.

Meanwhile, Anand Kumar’s Super 30, which coaches poor children for the exam, did well again, with  27 of its 30 students acing the test.

Institutes  No of seats
IIT Bombay 880
IIT Bhubaneswar 180
IIT Delhi 851
IIT Indore 120
IIT Mandi  120
IIT Kharagpur 1,341
IIT Hyderabad 220
IIT Jodhpur 160
IIT Kanpur  827
IIT Madras 838
IIT Gandhinagar 150
IIT Patna 200
IIT Roorkee  1,065
IIT Ropar 120
IIT BHU 1,090
IIT Guwahati 660
ISM Dhanbad 962
Total 9,784


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