Kolkata: Soham Mistry from the Durgapur has occupied the first rank in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), the result of which has been published on 20 June. Kolkata had to be content with the second rank, while not a single girl has been able to find a place in among the first 10 rank holders.
JEE is conducted for selection of students for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in both public and privately owned institutes. This year the exam was held on 26 May in 320 exam centres spread over Bengal, Assam, and Tripura. In all, 80,989 students wrote the exam and out of them, 80,650 have been assigned ranks.
WBJEE Board has said that the rank cards can be downloaded from its two websites ~ ww.wbjeeb.nic.in and www.wbjeeb.in. The counselling will start from 24 June and the admission process will be concluded by 24 July.
TOP 10 RANK HOLDERS:
Soham Mistry of Hem Sheela Model High School in Durgapur
Tomojit Banerjee of South Point School in Kolkata
Kaustav Sen of Hem Sheela High School in Durgapur
Angikar Ghoshal of South Point School in Kolkata
Arka Das of Sarada Vidyapith at Sonarpur (South 24-Parganas)
Snehin Sen of Delhi Public School, Ruby Park in Kolkata
Vinit Raj of Burnpur Riverside School in West Burdwan
Rishav Agarwal of Pubanchal Vidyamandir at Salt Lake in Kolkata
Abinabh Dutta of Sudhir Memorial Institution at Liluah in Howrah
Subhojyoti Ghosh of Hem Sheela Model High School in Durgapur