Bhubaneswar: Goutam Das is the Odisha topper of the JEE (Main)-2021 (February Session), the results of which were declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) yesterday.
He has secured 99.9990357 per cent in the examination. Hailing from Balasore, Goutam was studying in SAI International School, Bhubaneswar.
The JEE (Main) Examination for B.E./B.Tech. was conducted by NTA from 24 to 26 February 2021. A total number of 6.52 lakh candidates were registered for Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in this examination. As many as six students have secured 100 percentile score.
Students who have secured 100 percentile score are Saket Jha of Rajasthan, Gurmeet Singh from Chandigarh, Pravar Kataria and Rimjhim Das from Delhi-NCR, Siddhant Mukherjee from Maharashtra and Anant Krishna from Gujarat.
The examination was conducted for the first time in 13 languages– English, Hindi, Gujarati
along with Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil,
Telugu, and Urdu.