The much-awaited results of IIT-JEE 2012 have been declared today, i.e 18th May, 2012. It is a big day for students who have secured high scores and have chances to get admission in the reputed Indian Institute of Technology. As per sources, the topper has scored 385 out of 401. Arpit Agarwal from Delhi has topped the examination while Bijoy Kochhar from Chandigarh achieved the second rank.
Candidates who have taken IIT JEE exam can check their results online on the following IIT websites: http://www.jee.iitb.ac.in,http://www.jee.iitd.ac.in, http://www.jee.iitm.ac.in, http://www.jee.iitk.ac.in, http://www.jee.iitr.ac.in.
This year, more than 5.6 lakh students had taken the JEE on April 8, 2012 and the question papers was considered easy, though long with a few surprises. There are 9,600 undergraduate seats in the 15 IITs as compared to the lakhs of aspirants. Therefore, the day will decide the fate of students.
The chain of IIT institutes across India includes IIT-Bhubaneshwar, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Gandhinagar, IIT-Guwahati, IIT-Hyderabad, IIT-Indore, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Madras, IIT-Mandi, IIT-Patna, IIT-Rajasthan, IIT-Roorkee, IIT-Ropar. Other than IITs, JEE candidates are likely to get seats in reputed universities and technical institutes including Institute of Technology at Banaras Hindu University, Indian School of Mines, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Indian Maritime University, Marine Engineering & Research Institute, National Maritime Academy, Marine Engineering and Research Institute etc.