The Joint Councils of IITs, NITs & IIITs considered various views that had emerged during the process of consultations. A strong body of opinion amongst the members of the Council was that the importance of the schooling system has to be revived in the larger public interest by giving due weightage to the performance of students in the Class XII Board examinations and at the same time maintaining the credibility and integrity of admissions to higher educational institutions. After detailed deliberations following consensus emerged:-
(i) A Joint Entrance Examination for admission to the undergraduate programmes in engineering would be conducted in two parts, JEE-MAIN and JEE-ADVANCED.
(ii) The Class XII Board/equivalent marks normalized on percentile basis through an appropriate formula plus the marks obtained in the JEE-MAIN examination, with equal weightage, would be used by IITs for purposes of gating/screening. Only a fixed number of candidates (five times the number of the seats for admission in the IIT system or a pre-fixed cut-off) screened on the basis of merit assessed on the basis of cumulative score of normalized School Board marks and performance in JEE-MAIN examination would be eligible to be considered for admission. The ranking for admission to undergraduate programmes in IITs would be based entirely on the performance in the JEE-ADVANCED examination from amongst the candidates screened through this process.
(iii) For all other Centrally Funded Institutions, there would be 40% weightage for performance in Class XII Board marks normalized on percentile basis through an appropriate formula, 30% weightage for performance in JEE-MAIN and 30% weightage in JEE-ADVANCED and a combined merit decided accordingly.
(iv) JEE-MAIN tests shall be multiple choice objective type paper whereas the nature and modalities of the JEE-ADVANCED shall be determined by the Joint Admission Board of IITs.
(v) The proposed changes will be effective from the year 2013 and both CFTIs and CBSE would work jointly.
(vi) The Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the IIT system would have complete control on matters such as paper setting, evaluation and preparation of the merit list, etc. over the JEE-ADVANCED and CBSE would provide the administrative support for conduct of the examination. For the conduct of the JEE-MAIN examination an expanded Joint Admission Board shall be constituted including the NIT system, other CFTIs and State Government representatives in an appropriate manner. CBSE will provide the administrative and logistic support for the conduct of JEE-MAIN examination across the country.
(vii) The process of establishing co-ordination between COBSE & JAB-IITs for implementation of the core curriculum in sciences and maths across the CBSE, ICSE and State Boards shall be put in place immediately.
(viii) Those students who have appeared in the Class XII Board examinations in 2012 and wish to improve upon their performance can appear again for the Board examinations in 2013. CBSE and State Boards would make appropriate arrangements to facilitate this through a special dispensation.
(ix) The transparency processes established by the IIT system presently and in AIEEE-2012 shall be adopted for the JEE-MAIN and JEE-ADVANCED too.
A meeting of State Education Ministers’ is proposed for 5th June where the participation of States in the common national test process would be deliberated upon. States would have the freedom to join in the process and have the autonomy to determine their own relative weightages to normalized Class XII Board marks, performance in JEE-MAIN and JEE-ADVANCED.

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  • vinod jain says:

    if i take admission in NIT , JALANDHAR in 2012 will i be eligible to take 2013 ISEET examination ? reply asap

  • Rohit namdeo says:

    Kapil Sir dont change the pattern of iit from next year please sir give some time because it is very confusing for most of the students sir please decide earlier because students are confused about their studies or what to study

  • Caius says:

    i m confused and school is not co-operating in this matter because they themselves are illinformed…

  • BIMAN DAS says:

    what will be the eligibility for jee 2013? Please sir inform us the average marks required in physics ,chemistry and mathematics in HS examination

  • Gopal Sharma says:

    You change system no problem. Give at least two year time so that every thing planned become settled and all student mentally prepared for the system. Very sorry for this attitude . Till now no body belief , finally what is going to happen this is not election this purely selection.

  • aditya raj says:

    respected HRD minister MR Kapil sibbal,the students who hve low score in +2 xam this year nd want to appear for iitjee next would hve to face great trouble coz it would be very difficult to prepare for boards nd iit simultaneously….so its my humble request not to start iseet from 2013…

  • Himanshu says:

    in AIEEE max. attempts were – 3.
    in IIT-JEE max. attempts were – 2

    what about ISEET???

  • amit says:

    kapil sibbal let me tell u what u r destrroying what india have (brainy kids) bcoz u want to implement iseet coz u want to do so i am verry sorry 2 say that implementing it will be ur win not of nation’s student ..and if u want to change then cgange the current system of +2 studies so that nobody get favoured

  • Hardik says:

    Plz.. Let me know am’I Eligible for jee main&advance,i have passed 12th in 2011 and had give’n 2 times iit & eee,also there is a provision for me to increase my % in cbse.thnks… Reply soon

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