The exam dates for the entrance exam for admissions into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology has been announced. In a recent meeting of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) held at IIT Madras, it was decided that the IIT JEE Advanced 2017 will be held on May 21, 2017.
For 2017, upto 2,20,000 candidates will be taking up the JEE Main examination.
New in JEE Advanced 2017
- According to reports, the caste certification for the OBC NCL issued after April 1 will be considered valid for JEE Advanced 2017.
- Also, the cut-off for the aggregate marks in Class XII for SC and ST candidates has been reduced from 70% to 65%.
In the meeting, it was also decided that various interactive features would be developed to make the process of registration, fee payment, result announcement, choice filling etc. "less strenuous and hassle free', the faculty shared. Features like short video tutorial and SMS services will be used extensively to help the candidates.
Also read: How to crack JEE Advanced?