Eight students from Telangana were among the 24 candidates who topped the engineering entrance examination while five students from Delhi and four from Rajasthan also achieved the perfect 100 percentile score.
Chukka Tanuja from Telangana was the sole female with 100 percentile score.
“I congratulate the toppers of JEE(Mains). I also thank everyone involved in the #JEE exam and for declaring results in 4 days,” Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said in a tweet.
“This is testimony to the spirit of cooperative federalism and young #AatmaNirbharBharat under Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi Ji’s leadership. Despite odds, we prove ourselves,” he added.
This year, the JEE cut-off percentile for general category candidates in the common rank list (CRL) is 90.3765335, up from 89.7548849 in 2019.
According to NTA, the total number of unique candidates appeared in JEE(Main) Examination (January and April/September-2020) was 10.23 lakh.
The Examination was conducted without any glitch in 660 centres in 232 cities including 8 outside India.