The Kerala government on Monday announced the rank list of candidates selected for admission to various engineering degree courses. V. Ram Ganesh, hailing from Thripunithura, won the first rank and Akshay Anand from Thiruvalla bagged the second rank. The third rank went to Aswin S. Nair, a native of Thiruvananthapuram. P. Shiboos and V.M. Rishikesh topped in the SC category while S. Adarsh and S. Nimitha came first among ST candidates. The rank list was released by education minister C. Raveendranath here.