Frequently Asked Questions for JEE Advanced 2016.

JEE Advanced 2016 organisation responsibility has been given to IIT Guwahati. Below are some frequently asked questions and their answers to clear the doubts you may have.

1) I have taken admission into one of the NITs in 2015. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016?

Yes. Candidates who have taken admissions in NITs in 2015 are also eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2016, if they satisfy all other eligibility criteria given here.

Continue reading

JEE Advanced Committee likely to introduce written exam from 2017 onwards

Getting into an IIT might get tougher from the 2017 session. The IIT Joint Admission Committee is considering adding a third component – a written section – after the Main and Advanced tests.

This new segment will add another layer of complexity to an already tough examination where every single percentile counts. The board hopes to curtail guess-work by candidates and force them to exhibit their actual grasp of a subject. It will necessitate an overhaul of the evaluation system but the committee is ready to do that if it improves the quality of students. Continue reading

Proposal for Common Entrance Test for admission in IIT’s and NIT’s

The proposal of the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) for a single entrance test for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) has been welcomed by educational experts.

With a view to reducing the stress on students, a committee constituted by the MHRD has recently proposed that a single common entrance test be held for IITs and NITs. The committee has also recommended several other changes in the existing entrance examination process of IITs. Continue reading

Gujarat may replace JEE by GujCET.

Gujarat state may come up with new entrance test for professional courses, Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GujCET), moving away from Joint Entrance Test (JEE) which, presently, is compulsory for candidates for admissions in engineering and pharmacy.
Continue reading