The HC bench has directed the IIT-BHU authorities to create an extra seat for the SC student if there was no seat vacant.
Jaipur boy Mridul Agarwal has topped the IIT entrance exam — JEE-Advanced. Results were announced on Friday.
JEE-Advanced is the entrance test for admission into IITs and NITs. A total of 1,41,699 candidates appeared in both papers.
"Like other successful individuals, I too had put in the effort, time, and energy. Achieving the goal gives me a feeling of satisfaction," Agarwal said.
A total of 41,862 candidates have qualified in JEE-Advanced this year, of whom 6,452 are female candidates, according to officials.
Over 29,000 candidates from Telugu speaking States Andhra Pradesh and Telangana region have appeared for the examination.
For the first time, JEE Advanced was held completely in the online mode.