All the 125 students of Ramaiah IIT Institute gained eligibility for the JEE (Advanced) securing good marks in the JEE (Main) results that were released on Tuesday.

Mr. Ramaiah said that it was only the first step for IIT admissions and they still have to cross the tough hurdle of the JEE (Advanced) where they have to compete with the top students of the country. Students, being aware of the competition, should prepare seriously, he said and hoped that State students will continue to do well this year too.

Meanwhile, the FIIT-JEE group said that 564 candidates from its institutions in the State got selected for JEE (Advanced) among 950 candidates who appeared for the exam.