The Joint Admission Board (JAB) that oversees IIT-JEE has announced that JEE (Advanced) 2017 is going to be held on May 21.
JAB has also announced that they will allow 20,000 more students to appear in the JEE (Advanced) after clearing the JEE (Main), taking the tally up to 220,000.
Meanwhile, as per a set of new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, OBC-non creamy layer certificates issued after April 1 shall be deemed valid for the JEE (Advanced) 2017.
Apart from that, the cut-off for aggregate marks in class XII for SC/ST students will also come down to 65 per cent from the current 70 per cent.
A number of interactive features would be rolled out to ensure that the process of registration, payment of fees, result announcement, choice feeling etc. become as easy and hassle free as it can get. In addition, features such as SMS services and short video tutorials will also be used to help out the candidates.