Out of the qualified 27,151 candidates, 19,416 are from the common merit list, 6,000 candidates are from the OBC (NCL) merit list and 4,400 candidates are from the SC merit list. Similarly, 1,250 candidates featured in the ST merit list.
The JEE Administrators have already announced that students who answered either of the two correct options, will get full marks. “The questions are not wrong. They have alternative answers. If a student has blackened either of those answers, he will get marks. Students will not be victimised,” said a teacher associated with JEE Advanced, reports the Telegraph.
Although it must be noted that out of the one that are still appearing for the examination, the ones appearing will be competing for the 10,000 seats at the different IITs for B.Tech courses. Out of the ones who have cleared the preliminary exam, there are colleges like National Institutes of Technology (NIT), the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) and other state engineering institutions which offer students admission on the basis of their Main’s score.
Only the top 150,000 performers in the JEE (Main) 2014 are eligible to sit in JEE Advance. However, to appear in the prestigious entrance examination, a student must secure at least 115 marks out of total 360. For OBC, SC and ST candidates, the minimum score required is 74, 53 and 47 respectively.
JEE (Mains) was conducted to test the eligibility of candidates seeking admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutions in India. The paper had begun on April 06 and came to an end on April 19.
Anand Kumar of the Super 30 fame says that Joint Entrance Examination should follow the footsteps of UPSC to give engineering aspirants across the country extra chances to clear the exam.
Human resource ministry has decided to modify the existing two-tier JEE format into one single entrance test – JEE Main and JEE Advanced to be integrated from 2015
The Joint Admission Board of IITs announced the dates for IIT JEE 2014 Advanced exam for admission to IITs. JEE Advanced will be held on 25th of May 2014. Rest of the eligibility is as per IIT JEE Advanced entrance exam held in 2013. Each paper will have separate sections in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.