HRD Ministry directs IITs to issue supplementary merit list for JEE-Advanced exam 2018

In a first, the Human Resource Ministry has issued directions to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to release a supplementary merit list for admissions in 2018.

IIT Kanpur, the organising institute for JEE-Advanced in 2018, has been asked to release a merit list with the number of candidates, which is twice the number of total seats on offer in each discipline and each category (general and reserved categories).

The institute will have to release the supplementary merit list before choice-filling for joint seat allocation for IITs and NITs begins this week.

“Responding to requests from students and IIT community to proactively ensure that all reserved seats are duly filled, I have directed IIT Kanpur conducting JEE advanced to make available candidates, strictly as per merit, twice the number of seats in each category,” Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted.

The number of candidates who qualified the exam has always been at least twice the number of seats on offer. In 2018, however, the 18,138 students on the merit list are only 1.6 times the total seats, making it the smallest number of qualified candidates since 2012.

Source: First Post

Resonance Eduventures Ltd. A premiere coaching institute in the field of Engineering, Medical, Commerce and Law.

Resonance Produced Magnificent Result in JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE-Advanced-Result

Admission open for Academic Session 2018-19 for class 5th to 12th. To Apply now, click here

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s