10,035 students qualify in IIT-JEE, topper from Delhi ZoneMay 25th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): 10,035 students, including 1,048 girls have successfully cracked the IIT Joint Entrance Examination, results of which were announced here on Monday.
Nearly four lakh students had appeared in the test held across the country on 13th April, from which Nitin Jain from the Delhi zone has topped the list.
2,831 students have qualified from the Mumbai zone.
The students, who have cracked the test, will get admission into 15 IITs, IT-BHU and ISM Dhanbad, which will offer over 8,500 seats this year.
“There will be more seats in the IITs this year as the institutes will implement OBC quota. Besides, two new IITs, one in Mandi in Himachal Pradesh and another in Indore in Madhya Pradesh, will start functioning,” said Prof Gautam Baruah, IIT Guwahati Director.
The counselling for admission will start from 9th June. (ANI)