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IIT JEE 2013: Analysis of new exam pattern

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Students who want to study engineering from 2013 will be sitting for a single entrance exam designed by ISI Kolkata and the Ramasami Committee.

The date for IITJEE 2013 may be dependent on faculty agreeing to Kabil Sibal and the HRD Ministry’s changes, but here is a summary of what the propsed Joint Entrance Exam will look like:

1. One entrance exam for all institutes
The exam replacing IITJEE will be known as Joint Entrance Exam (JEE). It will determine entry to the IITs, NITs and other institutes…read more

2. Students can attempt the exam more than once
JEE 2013 will be held in April and November/December…read more

3. Class 12 results will be considered for JEE
About 40 percent of total marks for JEE will come from Class 12 board exams. The percentile, not the mark, will be given. The rank will be given up to nine decimal places. IIT Bombay faculty, however are against this move…read more

4. JEE will consist of two papers
There will be one main paper (30 percent) and one advanced paper (30 percent) for each subject. Students will sit for the main paper in the morning and advanced in the afternoon. Psychometry experts will help in setting the paper.

5. Students will receive a special rank
A rank provided by the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI) will be given to students according to Class 12 results, main paper and advanced paper. Students will receive individual marks for each section.

6. Students will have to submit two separate application forms
Students will have to submit an application form for JEE and another to the institutes that they want to apply to.

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