The process for admission to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) on Saturday proceeded as the registration window for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced opened. Candidates can fill the registration form till 17 September and the exam will be conducted on 27 September.
The top 2,50,000 aspirants who have qualified JEE Main will be allowed to sit for the exam, the organizing institute for JEE Advanced, as per the official notification from IIT Delhi.
The NTA or National Testing Agency declared results on Friday for JEE Main additionally with the qualifying cut-off for JEE Advanced.
Eligibility For The JEE Advanced Exam 2020:
To appear for the exam, candidates should have scored the following percentile:
• General Category- 90.3765335 percentile
• EWS Category – 70.2435518 percentile
• OBC Category – 72.8887969 percentile
• SC Category – 50.1760245 percentile
• ST Category -39.0696101 percentile
Moreover, to appear for the exam candidate should qualified class 12 exams in mathematics, chemistry, and physics.
The additional criterion of having a minimum 75 percent marks in Class 12 this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been done away with. A candidate who has qualified Class 12 in the above-mentioned subjects is eligible to apply.
JEE Advanced comprises of two papers of three hours each, with inquiries from Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. A total of imprints in both papers and individual subject imprints will be considered to set up a rank list.
When the students show up for JEE Advanced, admission to IITs will be made based on the rank list.
The IIT Delhi said in its information brochure that the result will be announced on 5 October, Monday. All India Ranks (AIR) Category-wise of successful aspirants will be available through the online portal of JEE (Advanced) 2020 after the results are announced. However, candidates will also receive a text message to their registered mobile numbers.
It further added that admission will rely upon the availability of seats during different rounds of seat assignment. Qualifying in JEE Progressed 2020, topping off decisions, or potentially taking an interest in the joint seat distribution measure doesn’t ensure a contender to get affirmation in IITs.
Over 11,000 seats were given by 23 IITs across the nation, as per the 2019 seat distribution figures by Joint Seat Allocation Authority.