Mumbai: The results of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) were announced late on Saturday night. A total of 41 students have scored a perfect 100 percentile this year — 22 in the Physics-Chemistry-Maths (PCM) group and 19 in the Physics-Chemistry-Biology (PCB) group.
According to Hindustan Times, Sanika Gumaste emerged the topper in the PCM group while Anish Jagdale topped the chart in PCB group. Both are from Pune.
Among the 1.74 lakh students who appeared for the exam this year in the PCM group, 22 managed to score 100 percentile, which included eight students from Mumbai.
Similarly, among the 2.11 lakh students who appeared for the exam in the PCB group, 19 scored 100 percentile including four from Mumbai suburban and city, reported HT.
“I spent the last two years preparing for competitive exams and while I appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains as well, my focus was always on CET,” 17-year-old Nishtha Pandey was quoted as saying by the national daily. Nishtha is one of the eight city students who topped the exam.
Another aspirant, Rishabh Bali (18) not only achieved the perfect score but also scored 91.2 per cent in his Class XII board exams.
“CET was my focus but I made sure I don’t lag in my studies for class 12 as well. While I’m still unclear about which institute I’ll choose to pursue my B.Tech, I’m definitely opting for the computer science (CS) department,” Borivali resident Bali was quoted.