Over Four Lakh Students To Appear In IIT-JEE



Over four lakh students to appear in IIT-JEE: The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination is held every year for the admission to various Indian Institutes of Technology and other prestigious institutes across the county. In IIT JEE 2010, about 4.27 lakh students are contesting for some limited seats. Organising Chairman if JEE 2010, Prof T S Natarajan said that an average of sixty to eighty thousand students were expected to appear in seven IIT zones of the country for about 10, 000 seats in 15 IITs, IT-BHU and ISM, Dhanbad. Centers for the exams have been made across the country in various cities for the comfort of students. Other than center in country, there is also center for exam in Dubai and efforts are continue to set center in Singapore while still it is not ready as a lot of spadework is required for exam control.

Online counseling for general category students: Now students will need not to wait longer in rows for counseling. Counseling is made online this year for the general category students. There will be no crowds in various institutes for counseling now as students can register themselves online and can fill their choices of college. Institutes will be allocated as per the rank as usual but it is first time when counseling will be online. All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) had started online counseling a few years back across the country which proved to be very helpful for the students and parents as well. Students and parents need not to travel to the various places for the counseling which becomes very hectic sometimes. Counseling for the other categories will be still in campuses. As various certificates are required to claim the reserved seat benefits so these students will need to visit various campuses for the counseling purpose.

Pattern of exam: Exam pattern is changed slightly almost every year by the IITs so it is not easy for students to predict. This year, there will be two question papers. Each of question paper will have three hours of time and will contain three separate sections on Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. First exam will be from 9 am to 12 noon while after break of two hours another exam will be conducted. Questions in these papers will be of objective type. The answers for each of the questions are to be recorded on a separate specially designed machine-gradable sheet of paper called optical response sheet. There is negative marking as well so one should darken the bubble against the correct answers using hard black pencils. A candidate can opt for question papers either in English or in Hindi. This option should be exercised while filling the application form. It cannot be changed at any later stage. Candidates with poor vision can ask for question paper with enlarged font. They must send a request letter addressed to the Chairman, JEE of the respective zones along with the application form. After passing the exams students can seek for the other steps for the admission to various prestigious institutes of the country.