Odisha private engineering colleges demand separate JEE for State.

Even though the State Government remains tight-lipped about its choice whether to opt for OJEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination) 2016 and the JEE Mains, private engineering colleges under the aegis of the Odisha Technical College Association has demanded for holding of the OJEE for 2016.

The private engineering colleges’ body has stated that holding of OJEE would benefit not only the students, but also institutions across the state. Continue reading

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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