A total of 6,094 Kendriya Vidyalaya students who appeared for the JEE Main 2019 examination have qualified for JEE Advanced 2019 Examination.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) had released the results for the JEE Main 2019 examination on April 29, 2019. The data analysis of the JEE Main results shows that a total of 6094 students out of 21,229 Kendriya Vidyalaya students who appeared for the JEE Main 2019 examination have qualified for JEE Advanced 2019. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is conducted for admission to some of the top colleges in the country such as the IITs and the NITs. JEE Exams are conducted for admitting students to the different courses offered by these institutes in the field of Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology.
Narmin Kauser, a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya Mysore has achieved the highest percentile (99.98 percentile) among the KV students who have qualified for JEE Advanced. The second position has been bagged by Abhijit Mishra, a student of KV ONGC, Surat with 99.95 percentile. At the third position was Adit Akarsh with 99.93 percentile. He is a student of KV IIT, Powai, Mumbai. This year around 11,47,125 Unique candidates had appeared for the JEE Main entrance examination in January and April and of these, a total of 2,45,195 students have qualified to be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced.
At present, there are around 1204 Kendriya Vidyalayas functioning in the country with three of them being run in the embassies of Tehran, Kathmandu, and Moscow. These KVs contribute to the education of over 12.75 lakh students. This year, KVS students have also delivered the highest ever result in the CBSE Class 12th examination with an overall pass percentage of 98.54. Also, KVS has topped the category of all institutions for the second consecutive year.
The Kendriya Vidyalaya group (Sangathan) is a group of centrally governed schools under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. As of 2019, it comprises of more than 1,199 schools worldwide. It happens to be one of the largest chains of schools in the world.