JEE Main Result 2021: 44 Candidates Score 100 Percentile, 18 Share Top Rank

New Delhi, Sept 15: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main results 2021 on Wednesday. As many as 44 candidates have scored 100 percentile.
The official statement stated, “44 candidates get 100 percentile, and 18 candidates are on Rank 1.”
A total of 9,34,602 candidates appeared for the examination.
National Testing Agency (NTA) released the JEE results on the official website.
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) comprises of two papers.
The ‘Paper 1’ is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E/B. Tech) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments, as well as an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs.
Reportedly, a case of alleged rigging of (JEE) (Mains) examination surfaced that hit national headlines. #scaminjee2021 trended on Twitter as well. On the same alleged case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested seven people in connection with the case on September 3.
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Advanced, will be conducted on October 3, 2021, Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan had announced on July 27 this year. It will propel the admission for B Tech and Undergraduate (UG) engineering programmes in all IITs in the country.
Prior to this, the announcement of this result got postponed twice.
Along with the result, a toppers list was also released by the education ministry. (Agencies)