As per the new format, IIT council decided that ONLY top 20% students, in their respective class 12th board examination, will be considered for the final merit list prepared for IIT admission. However, the students are confused on the cut-off percentage required to make into the top 20% of their boards. JEEHelpline Team is also receiving a large number of queries on the top 20 percentile marks for different school boards. We have a good news for all those confused students. In a meeting of school boards across India, Council …Read More
After a series of discussions, announcements, and war of words with IITs, HRD ministry declared that a compromise solution has been reached for admission to IITs. In a meeting on 27th June, IIT council reached a consensus on admission procedure to IITs in 2013. As per the latest plan, JEE Main will be used as a screening test and JEE Advanced will be used for preparing final merit list for admission. Also, only top 20% students in their respective boards will be considered irrespective of their performance in JEE. After …Read More
Yes, this is the final decision made on 27th June. After rejection from IITs, HRD has decided that Class 12th marks will not have any weightage in preparing the merit list for admission to IITs in 2013 and beyond. Inclusion of class 12th marks for merit list and admission to IITs was the primary point of contention between IITs and HRD ministry. Majority of IIT faculty and alumni were against the idea of using class 12th board marks as the quality and assessment of board examinations are not in control …Read More
Finally, all parties agreed to a common entrance examination for admission to CFTIs (centrally funded technical institutes) in 2013 and beyond. In the emergency meeting called on 27 June to decide the IIT JEE 2013 pattern, IIT council decided to go with the newly proposed common entrance test, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), however with some modifications. The meeting was called after IIT Kanpur and IIT Delhi rejected the proposal by HRD to include class 12th marks for merit list preparation and announced plans to conduct their own examination. These announcement …Read More
Separate Entrance Examination for IIT Kanpur, Delhi, Bombay, Kharagpur, and Others Who Want to Join ?
The revolt has started. First it was IIT Kanpur announcing its own entrance examination for admission in 2013. On 21st June, IIT Delhi also joined and declared that they will conduct a separate entrance examination in 2013. One of the most important point to note is that both, IITD and IITK, announced that they will try to coordinate with other IITs to conduct the entrance examination in 2013. This leads to a fair possibility that IIT Kanpur and Delhi may soon announce collaboration for conducting the entrance examination. Now the …Read More
IIT Delhi also decides to go IIT Kanpur way. ‘Reject’ is the verdict announced by the IIT Delhi senate in a meeting today, 21 June 2012. IIT Delhi will conduct its own entrance examination for admission in 2013. IIT senate mentioned that the pattern of the test will be similar to the IIT JEE 2012 test. Earlier, IIT Kanpur announced to conduct its own separate entrance examination in 2013 instead of proposed common admission test by HRD. IIT Kanpur senate, after a meeting on 8th June, said “The recent IIT …Read More
As we reported in article IIT Faculty and Alumni Meeting with PM on Friday: Common Admission Test War Escalates, All India IIT Faculty Federation (AIITFF) had thier meeting with Prime Minister on 15th June, 2012 and referred to the meeting as ‘useful’. Manmohan Singh also said that the autonomy of IITs must be maintained. However, there are no details on the final decision on IIT JEE 2013 entrance examination. Along with the confused students, ISEETIndia team was also wondering regarding the discussion points of the meeting. Here are the key …Read More