Lakhs of engineering aspirants will get the results of the first Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) on Tuesday. JEE (main) replaces the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) this year.
The scores of the test, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, will determine admission to centrally-funded institutions like the National Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institutes of Information Technology and some deemed universities including Sastra University.
Around 1,500 candidates are said to have sent in challenges on their JEE (Main) answer sheets to CBSE. The board had put up scanned images of students' answer sheets for viewing between April 30 and May 2 and asked students to send in complaints, if any.
This year, a student's Class12 board marks will carry 40% weightage and JEE scores will carry 60% weightage for admissions. The top 1.5 lakh scorers will be eligible for the JEE (Advanced) test, scores in which will determine admission to the 13 IITs and the Indian School of Mines in Dhanbad. All eligible candidates for JEE (Advanced), scheduled for June 2, should register at http://jeeadvonline.iitd.ac.in/ or http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in/ between May 8 and 13.