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CSAB Chairman apologises for glitches in JEE 1st round seat allotment

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Glitches in JEE Main 1st round allotment
After completion of JEE Main 2013 engineering first round of seat allotment, students found mistakes in the allotted seats, colleges names and branch names, which is corrected now.

Recently, CSAB has announced the JEE Main 2013 first round of Engineering courses seat allotment list.

According to the sources, some of the students claimed that their allotted branch and institute had been changed. They had also complained to the CSAB board to sort out the problem.

For the above problem, CSAB Chairman has sent a message to all the JEE Main aspirants.

It says,

"The first round of seat allotment has been completed. l congratulate all the successful
candidates and welcome all of them to the wonderful World of higher technical education.

ln the process of allotment, there has been an unfortunate mix up yesterday. Some of you may have observed that your allotted branch or institute has changed.

Some of you who did not have an allotment yesterday may have got one today. But for some, depending on your choices, you might have seen your name in yesterday's list but are surprised to find it missing today.

Before l proceed further, on behalf of the CSAB-2013 admission l beg you my unqualified apology.

The mix up happened because of a computer glitch, which in turn originated from the fact that the name of "Orissa" state has changed to "Odisha". While the CBSE data base uses the old name, the CSAB data base uses the new one, and they both have assigned codes accordingly.

Thus, the information, specifically the data on "home state" quota of 50% NIT in seat allotment did not match properly. The mismatch between the two data bases led to wrong allotment which ran across the Whole spectrum of institutes and branches. There were also a couple of minor glitches involving UP and Uttarakhand students, and involving dual (architecture and engineering) seat allocation.

The flaws have now been corrected. The Correct seat allocation is displayed on CSAB website and has been made available to all Resource Centres (RCs).

l ONCE AGAIN SEEK FORGIVENESS FROM ALL STUDENTS, PARTICULARLY FROM THOSE WHO WERE ERRONEOUSLY ALLOTTEED SEATS YESTERDAY.

l sincerely hope that all of you who lost your seats (albeit erroneously alloted) because of the correction will secure seats in the second round of allotment."

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