JEE Advanced 2017 Admissions: Fresh Counselling to Be Conducted or Not?

By Malavikka

After NEET and other entrance exams, JEE admissions is now next in the queue of facing court charges. A petitioner had moved the court seeking to quash the rank list.

Supreme Court notice on JEE Advanced 2017

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the government on a petition that sought quashing of the JEE 2017 rank list. The notices were issued by a Division Bench to the HRD ministry and JEE's organising committee.

Petitioner's case

The petitioner had moved the court seeking to quash the rank list. In the petitioner a direction to conduct the counselling process afresh was also sought. The court while issuing notices said that once the response is filed, it would hear the matter in detail.

JEE Advanced 2017 Admissions: Fresh Counselling

JEE Advanced 2017 seat allotment

The JEE Advanced 2017 seat allotment began on June 27. For IITs cutoff for B. Tech Computer Science and Engineering was decided on the basis of total number of seats available and the choices which have been filled by the students during counselling.

Closing rank for IITs

For the open category, the following is the closing rank:

  • IIT Bombay - 60 
  • IIT Delhi - 115

Last year stats

  • IIT Madras - 173 
  • IIT Kanpur - 230
  • IIT Kharagpur - 286
  • IIT Roorkee - 482

About JEE Advanced

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and Central Board of Secondary education (CBSE), New Delhi introduced the national level common entrance exam called Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).

JEE is conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions. The Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in two parts, JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. JEE (Main) replaces the AIEEE entrance exam and JEE (Advanced) replaced the IIT-JEE entrance exam from 2013.

The aim of the common entrance test has been mooted to reduce stress on students., who have to appear for multiple entrance examinations and to give greater relevance to the school education, especially the class 12 board examinations.

Also Read: NCHM JEE 2017 Seat Allotment Round 2 Results Declared: Check Now!

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