IIT Admission 2020: Admissions to the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) start in the present day with the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) releasing the primary seat allotment listing at 10am.
The complete consumption capability throughout 23 IITs this 12 months has gone up by nearly 2,500 seats. From 13,583 final 12 months, the consumption capability stands at 16,053 this 12 months. In 2018, the consumption capability throughout IITs stood at 11,279.
HT had beforehand reported about modifications to the admissions course of this 12 months by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). In a press release launched on the official web site, JoSAA has said that there can be solely six rounds of seat allotment performed in 2020 versus seven rounds performed prior to now three years.
Another main change in admissions course of this 12 months is that college students won’t be anticipated to bodily report back to their allotted institutes to substantiate admissions. “This too was a suggestion by JoSAA, especially keeping in mind the increasing Covid-19 cases. This year students will confirm their admissions by submitting all necessary documents online itself,” stated an official from JoSAA.
JoSAA conducts admissions to IITs, in addition to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and different Government Funded Technology Institutes (GFTIs).
In a press assertion launched earlier this month, IIT -Delhi confirmed that of the 1.5 lakh college students who appeared for the JEE Adv examination this 12 months, 43,204 certified. This included 18,028 within the common/open class, 9,349 within the different backward class-non creamy layer (OBC-NCL) class, 5,140 on the whole economically weaker part (GEN-EWS) class, 7,869 and a pair of,818 in scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) classes respectively.
Of the overall college students who certified the examination, 36,497 are male candidates and 6,707 are feminine candidates.