JEE Main 2016 Online application notice

ADMISSION NOTICE 

JEE (Main) – 2016

In pursuance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Notification, the 4th   Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2016 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc.

The admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall include the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization. Continue reading

IIT Council meeting : Five outcomes which may lead to major changes from upcoming academic year

Indian Institute of Technology Council hosted 49th meeting with Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) on Tuesday regarding some of the major changes in IITs as the need of time to enhance the productivity of the institute. The Five outcomes of which are :

1. Quota of students appearing in JEE Advanced increased.

The council has approved the proposal of increasing the quota of students appearing for JEE Advanced from 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh. The proposal was put forth by  IIT Joint Admission Board  (JAB) in September.

The change was proposed taking into consideration the two-fold reasons, first, around 200 seats are lying vacant this year in IIT, and second, three more IITs will be taking admissions in next academic year. Continue reading