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Kalpit Veerwal tops JEE Main with 360/360

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017 on its official website on Thursday.

Kalpit Veerwal, a student from Udaipur, has secured the first rank by scoring 360 out of 360 marks in the exam.

It is a happy moment for me to be the topper in JEE Mains but I am taking it normally and focusing on JEE Advanced, which would be held next month,” Veerwal was quoted by Hindustan Times as saying.

The cut off marks for general category candidates is 81 which is lower than previous years. The cut-off marks for OBC, SC and ST candidates are 49,32 and 27 respectively.

Over 10.2 lakh students had appeared for the exam at 1,781 centres across the country.

The examination was held on April 2 (offline) and April 8 and 9 (online).

Candidates who cleared the JEE-Main will be eligible to appear in the JEE-Advanced exam, 2017.

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