JEE Ranking: No weightage to Class XII marks from 2017

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New Delhi: Class XII marks will not be a factor for determining rankings in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admissions to engineering undergraduate courses from next year.

HRD ministry officials said the decision was taken by the ministry after a committee set up by IIT council submitted recommendations on changes in the JEE pattern.

After examining the Ashok Mishra committee's report and public feedback, MHRD has decided to introduce following changes in the JEE pattern for 2017:

  • Class XII scores will be a crucial parameter only for determining the eligibility criteria for the exam
  • To qualify for appearing in exam, students need to have at least 75 per cent marks or be in top 20 percentile in Class XII examination. SC, ST students should have 65 per cent marks. All other JEE examination systems shall remain unchanged.
               
JEE Ranking: Class 12 marks not required from 2017

The committee had in November recommended major changes in the JEE structure, including setting up of a National Testing Service to conduct tests for shortlisting about 4 lakh students for the exam.

The committee of eminent persons had submitted its report on November 5. Its recommendations were aimed at weaning IIT aspirants away from the dependence on coaching institutes.

Also Read: CBSE JEE Main 2016: Results To be Announced on April 27

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