IITs may go back to single entrance test format


Indian Institute of Technology has set up a board to consider the proposition of doing a reversal to single passageway test for selecting applicants from existing two-level organization. The present arrangement has been demonstrating “bulky” and ‘tedious’.

The proposition has been put before IIT senate as affirmed by IIT Bombay chief Devang Khakhar. The choice of doing a reversal to old configuration was additionally put considering the way that as that the two-level arrangement did not leave much time for the organizations to lead enough number of guiding sessions.

This year just three rounds of guiding were directed by the establishments because of time limitations and included a considerable measure of assets all the while, said an IIT teacher.

The two level configuration was presented in 2012 by the HRD Ministry under Kapil Sibal as an activity to update the examination framework. It was contradicted by an area of IITs, drove by IIT Kanpur however in the end needed to acknowledge the new framework.

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The present two-level configuration the examination is led at two stages, the first stage is JEE mains and the second stage is JEE Advance. JEE Mains is led to choose understudies for the second stage which is JEE Advance. Clearing both the stages guaranteed admission to IITs. on the other hand, clearing only the first stage IIT Mains guarantees a seat in NITs.

With IITs reflecting to do a reversal to old organization, understudies would need to give single test for confirmations in IITs.

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