JEE Advanced 2020: 98 percent students appear in Jharkhand, overall 96 percent recorded

Ranchi: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, conducted at 21 centres across five cities of the state on Sunday, passed off peacefully with around 98 percent candidates appearing in the exams.

The examination was held by adopting all the necessary guidelines issued in wake of Coronavirus guidelines. Around 4,300 students registered from the state to appear for JEE Advanced, which was held on a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode in two sittings for two compulsory papers.

Ranchi had a maximum of 11 centres, followed by Dhanbad (4), Jamshedpur (3), Bokaro (2), and Hazaribag (1). RK Das, chairman JEE (Advanced) of IIT-ISM (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, said that very few, around students, were absent from the exam which passed off peacefully across the centres. He said There were two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each paper had three parts- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. On the other hand, the examinees said the questions were moderate to difficult.

Overall 96  percent of students appeared in the Joint Entrance Examination- Advanced 2020 which was conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Sunday. The exams were conducted in 222 cities and 1001 exam centers across the country amid strict health safety norms keeping in mind the continuing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to information shared by IIT Delhi, the organizing institute, over one lakh fifty-one thousand candidates appeared from paper one and one lakh fifty thousand students appeared for paper two.

JEE (Advanced) 2020 was conducted successfully across the country on September 27th by IIT Delhi, the organising institute. Out of total registered fee-paid candidates, 96 percent of candidates appeared for the exam, a statement released by IIT Delhi said.

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