Last year, 62 out of the top 100 rank-holders had joined IIT-Bombay. At the same time, in the year 2020, above 58 had chosen IIT-Bombay.
Out of the top 100 JEE-Advanced rank-holders in JEE-Advanced exam, 69 have secured a seat at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, continuing the trend that has been going on for the past several years. Out of these, 68 students have chosen Computer Science Engineering while one has opted for Engineering Physics.
So many students got admission
As per the data available with the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSA), 93 top candidates had selected IIT Bombay as their first preference, and 69 of them have made it to the first round of seat allotment for IITs. Out of the top 100, 28 candidates have got admission in IIT Delhi and three in IIT Madras.
What were the figures last year
Last year, 62 out of the top 100 rank-holders had joined IIT-Bombay. At the same time, in the year 2020, above 58 had chosen IIT-Bombay. In 2019, 62 out of the top 100 candidates had joined IIT Bombay. Whereas in 2018 this number was 59. IIT-Bombay also continues to be the first choice among the top 500 JEE-Advanced rankers. Of these, 173 have secured a seat in IIT-Bombay. 127 have made it to IIT-Delhi. IIT-Madras, IIT-Kanpur and IIT-Kharagpur all have less than 50 of the top 500 candidates.
Total 16,598 seats in 23 IITs
JEE-Advanced exam was conducted on August 28. At the same time, the result of the examination was declared on September 11. As many as 1,55,538 candidates appeared in both paper one and two. A total of 40,712 candidates qualified. Of these, 6,516 are women. This year all 23 IITs have a total of 16,598 seats, including 1,567 additional seats for women candidates. JoSAA will conduct six rounds of seat allotment. The CSAB-Special rounds will start from October 24 after the completion of JoSAA round. The entire process of counseling is expected to be completed by November 6.