Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) the ultimate destination of most engineering aspirants is one of the top technical higher education institutes in India. There are 23 IITs in India spread across the country. IITs offer the best in class Undergraduate education, Postgraduate and doctoral education programs to the eligible candidates. It is necessary for the students to know the possible ways of getting a seat in an IIT.
To know these details, it is advised to read through this article which is mainly written to make students aware of the examination.
The only way to enter IITs across India is through JEE exam. We have seen many aspiring engineering students preparing for the JEE examination from class 8th itself. We also see hundreds of coaching centers in every corner of the country having a board displaying the best for IIT-JEE coaching. Let us now find out what is JEE exam and what is the eligibility criteria to take up the exam.
JEE is a competitive examination conducted twice in a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA). JEE is conducted in two phases: JEE mains (phase 1) and JEE advanced (phase 2).
JEE happens to be the toughest competitive examination that is getting more tougher each year. It is an online based exam that checks the student’s ability to understand the concept in a deeper way. Cracking JEE exam is like crossing the major milestone of a students career. JEE main cutoff is the main determinant of students eligibility to take up JEE advanced exam.
JEE main cutoff along with 12th standard board examination marks are the deciding factors to get a seat for BE/B.Tech programs offered by 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 CFTIs in India.
JEE mains (phase 1) examination requires high-level dedication and commitment to crack it in order to take up JEE advanced. Students should have qualified 12th standard board (or equivalent) examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects. Students are expected to secure 75% marks and 65% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST category or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th standard qualifying exam.
To appear for JEE B.arch examination, the candidates should obtain 50% marks exclusively in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics examinations and also secure 50% aggregate marks in 12th standard board (or equivalent) examination.
According to a recent analysis, this year in 2019, 12 lakh candidates appeared for JEE mains exam and only a few got qualified for JEE Advanced 2019. Know the level of competition involved and prepare for the exams!
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