New IIT test format will not hit coaching

Coaching centres are quite confident that they will keep on guiding students for better preparation, despite the moves to introduce major changes in entrance examinations to the prestigious technology institutes. The IIT council had constituted a committee to suggest changes to deter candidates from depending on coaching centers.

Reacting to these recommendations, those engaged in the coaching business said short-term preparatory courses would become more popular, as students will take to them to be able to tackle the aptitude tests.
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JEE Advanced 2016 Website Launched. Guwahati will be the responsible IIT.

Website for JEE Advanced 2016 has been launched on Thursday, 22nd October. This year, IIT Guwahati has been given the responsibility to conduct this prestigious engineering entrance exam. The date of the exam has not been declared yet but it is announced that this year too, the exam will be having 2 papers of 3 hours each. The timing of these papers will be 9 AM to 12 PM and then 2 PM to 5 PM. Earlier, there were proposals for single exam and single rank for admission in IIT’s and NIT’s but it is mostly unlikely to happen in this session. Still the final decision is yet to be taken by the committee.

Certain eligibility criteria announced on JEE Advanced 2016 website are as follows:

Criterion 1 – Age limit.

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1991 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1986 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

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