Hearing on 75% board Eligibility on April 6
April 6 has been set as the date for the next hearing of the Bombay High Court’s petition over the board Eligibility criteria for admission to IIT-NIT, which has been maintained at 75% this year along with category-wise top-20 percentile.
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Student Facing Dilemma
Amit Ahuja, a career counselling expert at Allen Career Institute, stated that the JEE-Main exam and hearing for the remaining 75% of applicants will both take place on April 6. Candidates are under pressure to know whether they would be admitted if they receive a decent rank in JEE-Main or Advanced but score less than 75% in the board exam. Hundreds of students are continuously knocking the door of the court in this regard, waiting for the decision, because till the decision is not taken, the student will remain confused.
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Many Engineering Institutions Where Admission Does Not Require a 75% Board Score
Students should not waste time worrying about board eligibility. They should focus solely on preparing for JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced as there are many engineering institutes based on both these exams, where the board eligibility for admission is not 75%. IIIT Delhi, IIIT Hyderabad, IIIT Bangalore, LNMIT Jaipur, Thapar Patiala, Nirma Ahmedabad, JP Noida, DTU, NSIT, Dhirubhai Ambani, MIT Pune, and more colleges give admission based on JEE Main scores.
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Similar to this, JEE-Advanced is used to determine admission to IISER, Rajiv Gandhi Petroleum, IIP Visakhapatnam, IIST Trivandrum, and IISc Bangalore, where board eligibility is not required. Students will have to apply separately for all these institutions.
More Than 1.50 Lakh Fresh Applications for JEE Main 2023
Amit Ahuja informed that more than 1.15 lakh fresh applications have been made for the JEE-Main April exam. Along with this, lakhs of students who have given the January exam are also reapplying for the April exam. In such a situation, the number of unique candidates in JEE-Main 2023 is likely to be more than 11 lakh.
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