IIT-JEE Results out
Results for the
Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) will be declared on Wednesday morning for
close to 5 lakh aspirants who want to study engineering at either of the 16 Indian
Institutes of Technology.
Courtesy: Times of India
The results will be available on the JEE website, pasted on notice boards of all
the IITs; candidates can also call up the JEE cells helpline numbers set up at every
IIT. "The results will be out at 9 in the morning and counselling is online for
all candidates this year. There will be two rounds of admission," said IIT-Kanpur
director Sanjay Dhande. Two years ago, this paper had campaigned for a second round
of admission as several seats at the IITs were going a begging. Currently, the total
intake at all the IITs stands at a little over 9,600.
There is respite for physically challenged students who, till last year had to travel
to Delhi for a medical check-up. This year, there are medical boards set up in IIT-Bombay,
Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati and IIT-Madras. The stakes in Wednesday's results
are higher for close to 95,925 students, for whom this was the last chance to get
into the premier IIT. The remaining 3.89 lakh sat for the test for the first time.
This year, the IITs put up the solutions to the paper and acknowledged errors adding
up to 36 marks. While the institutes have promised to grant full marks to all the
students who attempted the questions, there were several candidates who left these
But there is relief for those who thought the tech schools may hike fees. Tuition
fees remain the same with IIT-Kanpur's at Rs. 34,692 per semester and IIT-Delhi's
at Rs. 27,035.