The IIT-JEE (Mains) results were declared on Monday, and the best 1.5 lakh students from across the country will take up the IIT-JEE (Advanced) exam which would be held in about 1 month's time. The topper in the state has a score of 317 this year, as compared to 340 marks in the year 2014.
It is not just in Tamil Nadu where the top score has dropped, nonetheless. While the topper was from Andhra with 355 out of 360 in 2014, it is said that the student who topped the prestigious exam this year belongs to Pune and has scored 345 marks.
Proceeding with the pattern from 2014, two toppers in the state are from Maharishi Vidya Mandir in Chennai.
The drop in the general scores has likewise brought about a plunge in cut-off imprints for IIT-JEE (Advanced) for the current year. From 115 last year, it has come down considerably to 105 marks this year. Of the aggregate 1.73 lakh total students who gave the exam online, close to 11,500 students have managed to qualify for the final round.
Aakash Choudhary, from the Aakash Coaching Institute, commented, "The explanation behind the drop in imprints is because of the extreme physical science segment in the composed exam. There were blended response from understudies with respect to the math area. Anyhow, the science segment was as troublesome as a year ago."
"In this way, the low denote this time can be credited to the extreme physical science segment, and to a degree the arithmetic paper," he included. A year ago, more than 2,800 students passed the IIT-JEE (Mains), and around 600 had effectively passed the IIT-JEE (Advanced).
The understudies passing this test are qualified to request entrance into building foundations the nation over including NITs. "The JEE (Advanced) cut-off of 105 as against the earlier year's 115 marks the expanded trouble level of JEE (Mains) this year and ideally the nature of enrolment will likewise enhance in halfway supported mechanical establishments and organizations like SASTRA that concede understudies in light of JEE Main scores," said Vaidhyasubrmaniam S from Sastra University.