Criteria for shortlisting top 50 candidates Ranks will be allotted based on total marks scored by the candidate. In case two or more students score equal marks, the candidate with a lower number of questions attempted will be given preference over the others. In case of a tie for point number 2, the candidate with maximum correct HOT questions will be given preference over the others. In case of a tie for point number 2 and 3, DOB will be considered, and the elder candidate will be given preference. In case of any discrepancies, the decision of the exam committee will be final.