The JEE-Advanced 2016 results have been declared today at 10 a.m. and out of the 1.5 lakh-odd candidates who had appeared for the exam, only 36,566 students have qualified for admissions into the country’s leading IITs. According to reports, Jaipur’s Aman Bansal has topped the exam followed by Bhavesh Dhingra of Yamuna Nagar who got the second rank while Kunal Goyal from Jaipur has stood third. Also Read - West Bengal MBBS Seats Increased to 4,000: CM Mamata Banerjee

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This time, the JEE Advanced Exam was organised by IIT Guwahati. While the results were declared a little before 10 am, the JEE Advanced website was functioning slow and results occasionally not accessible because of traffic overload. The JEE-Advanced 2016 was conducted in two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 and 2 both comprised of 54 questions each — 18 from each subject — and were worth 186 marks. Each subject carried 124 marks, and the total marks the exam was 372. Also Read - Anything For Education: Goa Students Trek 3km Everyday to Reach Hilltop to Access Internet For Online Classes

The performance of a candidate in Advanced will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and the Indian School of Mines (ISM).  Students will not get any personalised results now, but the All India Ranks of successful candidates will be made available on the official website.

With four new IITs – at Chaatisgarh, Jammu, Karnataka and Goa — scheduled to begin operations from the 2016-17 session, there are 10,575 seats across 23 IITs (including ISM, Dhanbad) this time, around 569 more than last year.

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