10-01-2014, 07:40 PM
Give a sigh of relief to a large number of IIT aspirants, the cut-off to gain access to some of the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) defined at 75 percent. So, the students who clear IIT-JEE get 75 per cent in class XII to get admission in IIT. Recommendation to reduce the percentage pass was made by Joint Implementation Committee (JIC), which is responsible for conducting JEE (advanced).
As mentioned by a daily, Human Resource Development Ministry Secretary Ashok Thakur said that the Council treated should long before deciding that in addition to the 20 percentile condition, it will give a different provision - as candidates in general, OBC-NCL (non-creamy layer ) categories should score 75 per cent in class XII board examinations and in SC / ST category and persons with disability income 70 percent.
This decision will work for the IIT aspirants previously cleared JEE, but could not get a seat in IITs who can not get marks that would make them count in the top 20th percentile of class 12 board exam. Professor Devang Khakhar, director of IIT-B, which will organize JEE (Advanced) in 2015, said that the proposal for the sake of deserving students.