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More than 1 in 6 aspirants drop out of IIT race after JEE (Main)

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Published : 11 May, 2015 By: Admissionjankari
  • More than one in six aspirants qualified to show up for JEE (Advanced) for admission to the desired IITs has liked to drop out of the race. While lakhs of hopefuls showed up for the JEE (Main) exam with an eye on the IIT seat, 27,660 candidates who were fit for JEE (Advanced) either quit of the methodology or may have missed the due date to enroll for it. The cut-off for qualification for JEE (Advanced) for this present year was 105.

    While there is no single reason this pattern could be credited to, educators say a portion of the wall sitters may have qualified however kept away from the tiresome methodology of showing up for another exam. An IIT-B lectruer said, "The IITs are yet to analyze the information of hopefuls who have not enlisted for JEE (Advanced). There could be numerous explanations behind their choice."

    He included that 10 states, including Maharashtra, acknowledge JEE (Main) scores for admissions to their own particular engineering institutions.

    "There will be truly a couple of students from these states whose fundamental point is to get into a main engineering colleges in the state and stay near to their family as opposed to go to the IITs. These aspirants may have showed up for JEE (Main) to utilize their scores for selection in state institutions," he said.

    Another lecturer said a few aspirants who did not enlist for JEE (Advanced) may have secured seats in colleges abroad. Others, he included, may have quite recently measured up and may have picked not to experience the weight of another entrance exam.

    Praveen Tyagi, from a counseling organization, said numerous candidates who were mindful of their potential decided to drop out of the JEE (Advanced) regardless of fitting the eligibility for it. "They favor concentrating on other aggressive exams which are not as troublesome as those cleared by the IITs or are happy with the scores in JEE (Main) that will guarantee a seat in the NITs," said Tyagi.

    Of the 1.52 lakh hopefuls who qualified in the JEE (Main) exam, around 1.24 lakh enlisted for the JEE (Advanced) to be hung on May 24th, 2015. The most recent day for enlistment was May 7th, 2015. Throughout the previous two years, a two-level exam has been led for admissions to IITs. The main 1.5 lakh hopefuls who qualify in the JEE (Main) are qualified to show up for JEE (Advanced). A year ago, 1.27 lakh understudies enrolled for JEE (Advanced). The exam will be led by IIT-Bombay this year alongside different IITs. This year, with the expansion of four new IITs, more than 10,000 seats are accessible for students to look over.

    a) Understudies who qualified to show up for JEE (Advanced): 1.5 lakhs (Girls: 28,104, Boys: 1.2 lakhs)

    b) Understudies who enlisted for JEE (Advanced): 1.2 lakh

    c) Understudies who decided to select of JEE (Advanced)/missed due date: 27,660.

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