Updated: October 10, 2017 12:19:52 pm
There is a reason for engineering aspirants to rejoice as in the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018, another 4,000 students will be eligible to sit. The Joint Admission Board (JAB) has recently taken a decision to increase the number of eligible candidates from 2.20 lakh to 2.24 lakh for JEE 2018. The number of seats and other details regarding the exam will be released later.
The Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur will conduct the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017 on May 20. In a notification posted on the official website of JEE Advanced – jeeadv.ac.in, it is written that “candidates should be among the top 2,24,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.”
The 23 IITs across the country have about 10,998 seats. As per reports, this year, the number of unclaimed seats has grown to 121 even after seven rounds of counselling. IIT JEE Advanced 2017: Sarvesh Mehtani comes first in country, click here
Unlike last year, the entire JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted in fully computer-based test mode. The examination consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of three hours duration.
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The JEE is the gateway into all IITs, NITs, IIITs and ISM Dhanbad. Candidates seeking admissions in various engineering courses have to first appear for JEE Main (to be conducted by CBSE). Those who crack it will get a chance to sit for JEE Advanced.
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