More than 60,000 students across the country are appearing for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2014 in Gujarati, Marathi and Urdu languages.
The states like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Maharashtra have agreed to accept JEE Main 2014 scores for their states Engineering courses admissions for the academic year 2014-15.
CBSE is set to conduct JEE Main 2014 exam in four languages, such as English, Gujarati, Marathi and Urdu.
The registration for JEE Main 2014 was closed on 06th January, Monday.
JEE Main 2014 is the qualifying entrance examination for admission to Engineering / Technology courses across the state in NITs, CFTIs, IIITs and SFTIs.
Top 1.5 lakh students from JEE Main examination will be allowed to appear for JEE Advanced examination.
JEE Advanced examination is conducted for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).
Students from Maharashtra, who opted for any 35 centres in the state can write the examination in Marathi language.
Same like Maharashtra, Gujarat students can also write the examination in Gujarati or Urdu or English languages.
According to the available sources, around 350 students registered for Urdu language, 938 in Marathi and 60,142 in Gujarati language.
A senior official said, "This is a positive trend and will help in giving a level playing field. We are hopeful that more states will join us next year. This will give us a wider platform to include more regional languages for the exam. In the long run, it will benefit the students".