Two Lakh Students Clear JEE, Nearly 40,000 Girls Qualify

The cut-off scores were 100 for general category students, 70 for OBC, 52 and 48 for SC/ST respectively.

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Indian students. (Photo: iStockPhoto)

Nearly two lakh candidates cleared the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2016 for admission to IITs and other top engineering colleges, the results of which were declared by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday.

1,98,228 candidates cleared the examination which was held both online and offline in 132 cities earlier in April.

Nearly 12 lakh candidates had taken this exam of which 19,820 have qualified for the JEE (Advanced) Online, while 1,78,408 candidates have qualified for the JEE (Advanced) offline test.

According to the details provided by CBSE, the cut-off scores for JEE (Advanced) for General category students was 100, while that of OBC students was 70. The cut off for SC candidates was 52 and ST candidates 48.

Nearly 40,000 girls have qualified for the JEE (Advanced) test while the rest are boys, according to data released by CBSE.

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