Sources informed that students of Andhra who are among the top 20 percentilers in the Intermediate Public Examination while considering all the subjects would only be eligible to take admission in the IITs in the country this year.
As per the revised list, general category students should obtain 437 marks out of a maximum 530 in the second year exams to figure in the top-20 percentile list. The cut-offs will be 387 for SCs, 396 for STs, 428 for BCs and 292 for physically challenged students.
Earlier, the top 20 percentile criteria took into account only the marks scored in Maths, Physics and Chemistry. But the authorities have decided to take into account all the subjects now.
In percentile scores, general category students, who get 79.63 percentile, will qualify for admissions. Percentiles required for other categories are 79.607 for SCs, 79.55 for STs, 79.69 for OBC and 79.68 for differently-abled category.
A total of 1.5 lakh candidates had written the JEE-Advanced Examination on June 2.