Hyderabad: Students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh excelled in JEE Advanced-2016 results that were announced on Sunday. In the all-India list, 10 Telugu students figured in the top-25 list; if top-50 is considered, their number is 16.
N Suraj (12th), Lakshmi Narayana (13th), Vamshi Krishna Reddy (20th), R. Sai (22nd), Sathvik Reddy ((25th), Mahidhar Reddy (28th), Pavan Bhargav (30th), S. Vamshi (35th), Sai Kalyan (42nd), Ch. Niraj (43rd) and N. Sai Teja (49th) are among those who brought laurels to both the Telugu states.
Jivitesh, the topper from TS and AP, credited his success to his parents and teachers. He secured 300 marks in the JEE Advanced exam. His father is an engineer in electricity department in Vijayawada. Jivitesh earlier got 35th rank in TS Eamcet and 78th rank in AP Eamcet.
Saiteja is the only candidate to have featured in top-10 not only in JEE exam, but also in Eamcet conducted by TS and AP. To go with alongside all-India fifth rank in JEE, he bagged first rank in TS Eamcet and seventh rank in AP Eamcet.
Slow JEE website gives tough time to students
Engineering aspirants from Telangana and AP had a tough time in getting to know their ranks in JEE Advanced-2016 exam, results of which were announced on Sunday.
Many of them had an anxious wait for nea-rly three to four hours. The main culprit was the official website www.jeeadv.ac.in, which failed to function properly on D-day.
Dr B.S. Rao of Narayana-Sri Chaitanya Academy said that students, parents and even teachers faced the brunt of the system failure. A majority of the students were hooked on to desktops for a long time and only got up after getting to know the ranks.
A parent of a student expressed their ire against the organisers for the mess. He made a phone call to the number mentioned on the website and lashed out at the varsity for not taking enough measures to tackle the heavy traffic.”
“The pain got subsided so quickly with the news that Telugu students proved their worth in the crucial JEE test,’’ faculty from a coaching institute said.
Meanwhile, Narayana-Chaitanya Academy continued their superlative show in entrance exams by bagging many ranks in JEE-2016. Academy directors Dr Sindhura Narayana, Sushma and Srinishith stated that majority of the JEE-2016 rankers in Telangana and AP is from their academy.