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400 qualify for JEE Advanced

Bhubaneswar, May 3: Results of the JEE (Mains) were announced this morning.

About 400 students from the state have been qualified for the JEE (Advanced), which is scheduled in May 25.

Nearly 50,000 students from the state had appeared for the examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Of the total 360 marks, the qualifying marks were 115.

Students checked their results on www.jee.nic.in.

“We are yet to get the exact number of students, who have cleared for the JEE (Advanced),” said CBSE regional officer A.S. Verma, adding that the first 1.5 lakh candidates, who had cleared the examinations, would be eligible for JEE (Advanced) examinations.

These candidates will be eligible for admission to undergraduate engineering and architecture courses at National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), other centrally funded technical institutions and institutions under participating state governments.

The results for the JEE (Mains) 2014 exam were announced on the official website cbseresults.nic.in. Candidates have to type their their exam roll number and date of birth to get to know the result.

The examination was held in two modes — paper-based and online examinations. The paper-based examination was conducted on April 6. Over 11 lakh candidates took the paper-based test. The online examinations were held between April 9 and 19.

A total of 13.57 lakh aspirants had registered for JEE (Mains) 2014.

The candidates, who have qualified the exams for the JEE (Advanced), will have to register for the examination on May 4 through the official website.

The candidates have only five-day time to apply for JEE (Advanced) as the registrations will end on May 9.

The examination is scheduled to be held on May 25. The final result will be declared on June 19.