Engineering rank list in three weeks after standardisation

Boys cornered the top three ranks in this year’s medical entrance examination as 83,460 of the 93,897 students who wrote these examinations found a place on the rank list.

While Basil Koshy Sajeev from Odakkali, Ernakulam, bagged the first rank with a total score of 954.8936, Arun Ashokan from Muvattupuzha secured the second rank with a total score of 950.

The third spot went to Abid Ali Khan from Pathanamthitta; his score was 949.8936. The medical entrance results and the score sheet of the engineering entrance examinations were announced here on Thursday by Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb.

Among Scheduled Caste candidates, S. Sneha from Pathanamthitta bagged the first rank with a score of 871.3617 and N. Naveen from Purakkad, Kozhikode, the second rank with a score of 865.5319.

Among Scheduled Tribe candidates, B.I. Prasitha from Kasaragod bagged the first rank with a score of 881.1702 while the second rank went to Bhavya from Wayanad who got a score of 822.9362. Among the first 1,000 rank-holders, 491 are from the State higher secondary stream, 471 from the CBSE stream and 30 from the ISCE stream. Based on the district of permanent residence, Kozhikode returned the higher number of candidates in the top 1,000 list: 146.

Malappuram with 144 candidates comes second and Thiruvananthapuram with 124, third. Among the top 100 rank-holders, 22 are from Thiruvananthapuram, 17 from Kozhikode, and 12 from Ernakulam.

Among the top 100 rank-holders, 64 are boys. On the top-100 list, 63 candidates had written the entrance a second time.

Engineering

Of the 1,03,398 candidates who appeared for the engineering entrance examinations 74,307 candidates qualified.

The engineering rank list would be published three weeks later after combining the score in the entrance and the scores of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in the qualifying examinations — on a 50:50 basis — and subjecting them to a standardisation process.