Boys outshine girls in KEAM-2009
Kochi, June 15: Boys have bagged majority of the top ranks of medical and engineering entrance examination-2009, the results of which were announced by Education Minister M A Baby at a news conference in Thiruvananthapuram today. A total of 59331 students secured entry this time.
Jaiban George of Kottayam has won the first rank in the medical category while Arun Alosius of Thrissur won the first rank in the engineering category.
The other ranks are:
MEDICAL: Esther K Jones (Second rank-Kottayam), Josh Varghese George (Third rank- Thiruvananthapuram), Nithin Premraj (Fourth rank-Kozhikode), Jithin George (Fifth rank–Kasargode).
SC section: Kiran Babu (Pandalam), Rahul Krishnan (Thiruvananthapuram)ST Section: Arya Surendran (Wayanad), Elizabeth Liz George (Thrissur).
ENGINEERING: P Akash (Second rank-Thiruvananthapuram), Jithin Sam Varghese (Third rank-Kottayam), Akhil Ramesh (Fourth rank-Kasargod), Nithin Mohan (Fifth rank-Ernakulam)
SC section: Nikhil (Malappuram), Athul Anand (Thrissur)ST section: Akhil P Soman and Febin P (Idukki).
There are 11,341 engineering and 1425 medical seats available in the state.
The Education Minister said on the occasion that the government had received the report of the entrance reforms committee and will publish it within a week.