New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) The Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (Main) was today held for around 10.43 lakh aspirants in 112 cities in India and abroad.

The offline exam, conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), was held in 104 cities across 1,613 centres across the country and in eight centres in as many countries abroad.

“The sixth edition of JEE (Main) 2018 offline exam was held for approximately 10,43,739 candidates registered for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IITs and other centrally funded technical institutes etc,” the CBSE said in a release.

JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced).

The examination was organised for 6,46,814 boys, 2,66,745 girls and three transgenders, it said

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