Almost 17,500 candidates lucky in the IIT-JEE Joint Entrance Exam 2012, The results of IIT-JEE entrance exam were declared early on Friday morning. A total number of 4.79 lakh candidates, who appeared in JEE this year, 24,112 have secured ranks, and the top 17,462 have been shortlisted for counselling for admission to 9,647 seats in 15 IITs, ISM Dhanbad and IT-BHU. Successful candidates can fill their choices for course and location online till June 10, and the first allotment list will be released on June 14.
Arpit Agarwal from the IIT Delhi zone topped the exam scoring 385 on 401. Bijoy Singh Kochar from IIT Roorkee zone ranked second, and Nishanth N Koushik from IIT Kharagpur zone is third. Almost 70,671 candidates from the IIT Delhi zone, 2,906 have been selected for counseling, but only 282 of them are girls. Overall, 1,50,431 girls appeared in JEE and 2,886 secured ranks. Of them, the first 1,908 have been shortlisted.