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May 25, 2011 at 03:24pm IST

Hyderabad boy Prudhvi Teja tops IIT-JEE

Hyderabad: The results of the IIT-JEE 2011 examination have been declared and Hyderabad boy Prudhvi Teja has topped the list of successful candidates, followed by Shubham Mehta of IIT-Bombay zone who got the second rank.

"I'm very excited and happy. I want to pursue Civil Services in future. I have missed out on a lot of movies lately so will catch up now. It's a dream come true," Teja said.

Shyamak Reddy and Burle Sai Kiran from Madras zone grabbed the third and fourth ranks respectively whereas Nishith Lohati from Bombay zone got the fifth rank, Dhande said.

Sumedha Garg from Roorkee zone topped among girls with an all-India ranking of 12. A total of 13,602 candidates were declared successful for the year 2011.

Junga Varun and Ashish Sonone topped the OBC and SC categories whereas Pratyush Nalam topped in the category for physically disabled candidates.

Bombay zone topped with a total of 3,336 candidates followed by Madras zone, which recorded a total of 3,126 successful candidates. Delhi zone stood third with 2,138 successful candidates.

Kanpur, Kharagpur and Roorkee zones achieved fourth, fifth and sixth spots respectively whereas IIT-Guwahati zone recorded the lowest number of successful candidates with a total of 597.

Dhande said that the first list of seat allotment will be uploaded on IIT-Kanpur's website on June 21 whereas the second list will be issued on July 6.

IIT- Kanpur was the nodal agency to conduct the examinations for the year 2011. A total of 4,68,240 candidates had appeared in the examination held on April 10, 2010 for 9,600 seats in 15 IITs, IT-BHU Varanasi and Indian School of Mine Dhanbad on April 10.

The 15 IITs are in Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, Mandi, Patna, Rajasthan, Roorkee and Ropar in Punjab.

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