Bhubaneswar: Goutam Das is the Odisha topper of the JEE (Main)-2021, the results of which were declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA), today.
He has secured 99.9990357 per cent in the entrance test. Hailing from Balasore, Goutam was studying in SAI International School, Bhubaneswar.
On the other hand, Tanya Dixit is the state topper in female category with 99.8 percentile score.
As many as 44 candidates have scored 100 percentile in the entrance exam while 18 shared the top rank.
The first rank holders are Gaurab Das (Karnataka), Vaibhav Vishal (Bihar), Duggineni Venkata Paneesh (Andhra Pradesh), Siddhant Mukherjee, Anshul Verma and Mridul Agarwal (Rajasthan), Ruchir Bansal and Kavya Chopra (Delhi), Amaiya Singhal and Pal Agarwal (Uttar Pradesh), Komma Sharanya and Joysula Venkata Aditya (Telangana), Pasala Veera Siva, Karnam Lokesh and Kanchanapalli Rahul Naidu (Andhra Pradesh), Pulkit Goyal (Punjab) and Guramrit Singh (Chandigarh).
The JEE Main was conducted four times, this year. The ranks of the candidates have been released taking into consideration the best of the four NTA scores.
The exams were held in 13 languages– English, Hindi, Gujarati , Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. More than 9.34 lakh candidates appeared for JEE Main 2021.