IIT JEE

  • IIT eases norm, allows board exam marks; 20 percentile to stay September 22, 2014

    Chennai: In a significant decision which is set to benefit students aspiring to enter IITs, the Council meet of the prestigious institutions on Monday decided to consider the aggregate marks secured in Class 12 Board Examinations for admission. "In addition to the top20 percentile condition, it has been...
  • After cracking IITJee, poor students now struggle for counselling fee June 22, 2014

    For students from underprivileged families, who studied at Super 30 and cracked the IITJEE advance examination this year, the next hurdle is to arrange Rs.60,000 as counselling fee, following which they will be admitted to a college. Three days after the sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers, vendors,...
  • 14yearold from Bihar cracks IITJEE June 20, 2014

    A 14yearold from Bihar's Rohtas district has cracked this year's prestigious IITJEE. Shivanand, the son of a farmer, passed his class 12 exam this year with 93.4 percent, and got special permission to sit for the Indian Institute of TechnologyJoint Entrance Examination (IITJEE), the results of which were declared on Thursday...
  • Children of cobbler, labourers crack IIT exam with help from Super 30 June 19, 2014

    The sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers and a landless farmer, among others, have cracked the highlycompetitive IITJEE exam this year thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. Wards of poorest of the poor comprise 27 of the 30 students of the Super 30...
  • IITJEE results: Only five girls make it to top 100 June 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Results of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IITJEE advanced) were announced on Thursday with only five girls making it to the top 100 qualifying students. Girls formed only 11 per cent of the total qualifying students, JEE incharge and IIT Kharagpur professor MK Panigrahi said. ...
  • IITJEE results declared, Rajasthan's Chitraang Murdia the topper June 19, 2014

    Kolkata: The much awaited IITJEE (Advanced) results were declared on Thursday. As many as 1.19 lakh students had attended the joint entrance examination to make their way to 16 premier engineering colleges. Chitraang Murdia of Rajasthan has topped the exam by securing 334 out of a total of 360 marks....
  • IITJEE 2014 results to be declared today June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The much awaited IITJEE results will be declared on Thursday. As many as 1.19 lakh students have attended the joint entrance examination to make their way to 16 premier engineering colleges. Of the 1.19 lakh aspirants, only 23,000 are female applicants. The JEE was held on May 25, 2014. Students...
  • Now, French filmmaker to make documentary on Anand Kumar's 'Super 30' June 13, 2014

    A French filmmaker has landed here to make a documentary on Anand Kumar, the founder of the Super 30 free coaching centre that nurtures talent from underpriveleged families and mentors them to crack the prestigious IITJEE the joint entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology. Award winning filmmaker Pascal...
  • CBSE's JEE main paper results declared May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The results are out for the Joint Entrance Examinations mains paper conducted by the CBSE. Based on these results, candidates will be eligible for appearing in JEE advanced paper. The scores in these exams are the admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs. The result can...
  • Super 30 hero Anand Kumar seeks extra chance in IITJEE like UPSC February 11, 2014

    Buoyed by UPSC's decision to provide additional two chances to aspirants across all categories, mathematician Anand Kumar of Super 30 fame on Tuesday urged for a similar opportunity in examination for qualifying in IITs. "This shall also be extended to Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)," he said in a statement. Kumar has been...
  • Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar November 17, 2013

    Describing the education system in the country as 'richoriented', founder of Patnabased 'Super 30' Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system. Opposing the twotier entrance examination of the IIT, he said even...
  • 13yearold son of a farmer cracks IIT, now aims to be an IAS officer August 19, 2013

    Bhojpur: Satyam, the 13yearold son of a farmer in Bihar, is the youngest to crack the IIT entrance exam. He now aspires to be an IAS officer. He secured an all India rank of 679 out of 1,50,000 who had taken the IITJEE exam. "I'm very happy that I'm the youngest...
  • Govt can admit students in NITs based on its new policy: SC July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Students can be admitted in the National Institutes of Technology based on the government's new policy, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. But NIT admissions will be subject to final verdict, the court observed while hearing a petition by some aspirants. The ruling came on a petition filed by...
  • Bihar: 28 students of 'Super 30' gets through IITJEE June 23, 2013

    Patna: A labourer, a landless farmer, a mechanic, a small shopkeeper and a driver are among the proud parents of children who cracked the highlycompetitive IITJEE exam this year, thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. This year, 28 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30...
  • 28 students of 'Super 30' institute crack IITJEE June 21, 2013

    Carrying forward its legacy, 28 out ofthe 30 students of 'Super 30' institute have cracked theprestigious IIT entrance examination, results of which weredeclared on Friday. 'Super 30', a brainchild of noted mathematician AnandKumar founded in 2002, provides free of cost IIT coaching tostudents belonging to economically weaker sections of thesociety. The students...
  • IITJEE (Advanced) 2013 results declared June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination result for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) was declared on Friday, two days ahead of schedule. The students can check their results here Only the top 1,50,000 students in JEE(Main) were allowed to sit for the JEE (Advanced) exam, which was held on...
  • IITJEE (Advanced) results to be declared today June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) results will be declared by 5 PM on Friday. The students can check their results here The 15 IITs are IITBhubaneshwar, IITBombay, IITDelhi, IITGandhinagar, IITGuwahati, IITHyderabad, IITIndore, IITKanpur, IITKharagpur, IITMadras, IITMandi, IITPatna, IITRajasthan, IITRoorkee, IITRopar. IIT Banaras Hindu...
  • Denied JEE chance, visually impaired opts for Stanford May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Denied a chance to appear for the IITJEE exams because he is visually impaired, an 18yearold who scored 96 per cent in his Class 12 CBSE has opted to study at Stanford University in the US. "I would love to pursue my studies in my country, but the depressing...
  • 13yearold Bihar boy cracks IITJEE preliminary exam May 8, 2013

    Patna: A 13yearold boy from Bihar has cracked the preliminary examination of the highly competitive Indian Institute of TechnologyJoint Entrance Examination (IITJEE). He is the youngest to pass the exam. Satyam Kumar of Bakhorapur village in Bhojpur district qualified for the IIT in 2012 at the age of 12andhalf years, after...
  • IITJEE Mains 2013 results declared May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) results were declared on Tuesday. The students can check their results here. Those qualifying the JEE Mains (top 1.5 lakh students in all categories across the country) will get a chance to appear in the JEE Advanced,...
  • IIT JEE Main aspirants' particulars to be displayed on website November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBSE has decided to display the particulars of the JEE aspirants who have applied online for JEE Main in the second week of January 2013 so that they can rectify their incorrect particulars. The move comes after it was found that candidates have committed mistakes while filling...
  • GovtIITs row ends; new JEE format from 2013 June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have agreed on a compromise formula on the common entrance exam for undergraduate courses after several weeks of face off with the Central Government, particularly HRD Minister Kapil Sibal. At a meeting of IIT Council in New Delhi on Wednesday the...
  • No stay on subquota quashing to hit IIT aspirants June 14, 2012

    New Delhi: A total of 325 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants are likely to be affected if the quashing of 4.5 percent subquota for minorities in central institutions was not stayed, the government told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Additional Solicitor General Gourab Banerji told this to the apex...
  • IIT Kanpur defies Sibal, to have own exam from 2013 June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur on Friday rejected Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal's 'one nation, one test' proposal and has decided to conduct its own entrance test for undergraduate programmes from 2013. The decision was taken at a meeting of the institute's 210member senate. Upset with...
  • IITs reject Sibal's common entrance test format June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal's 'One Country One Test' dream seems to be running into legal hurdles. Less than a week after he announced a Joint Entrance Exam for all centrallyfunded engineering colleges including the IITs, the IIT Alumni Association is up in arms and says...
  • IIT alumni to lobby against new entrance test pattern June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Upset over the new IIT joint entrance test pattern announced by the government, alumni of the institute in Delhi have decided to form lobby groups and meet the Prime Minister to get the decision rescinded. In decisions taken at a meeting on Friday, IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Delhi...
  • IITs not to implement minority subquota for now May 31, 2012

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Andhra Pradesh High Court order striking down the 4.5 per cent subquota to minorities within OBC reservation, IITs have decided to abide by the ruling, "ignoring" the quota provision till further legal developments. With this, candidates who benefited under the subquota and shortlisted...
  • Bihar boy, 12, clears Class 12 after cracking IITJEE May 29, 2012

    Patna: After cracking the highly competitive Indian Institute of TechnologyJoint Entrance Examination (IITJEE), Satyam Kumar, the twelveandhalfyearold boy from Bihar has now passed Class 12 with 85 per cent marks. Satyam has become the youngest in the country to clear the Class 12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examination, family...
  • Opinion divided on counting class XII marks in IITs May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The opinion over making Class XII results count for IIT entrances has been divided. While career counselors say it will increase stress on students, IITs insist the move will rejuvenate the schooling system. Speaking to CNNIBN Career counselor Zubin Malhotra said, "I am of the opinion that it...
  • Class 12 results to count; IITs, NITs to have one JEE May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Starting 2013, students appearing for the country's most prestigious engineering institutes will face a whole new system class 12 board exam results will be taken into account along with a twotier joint entrance examination. There is mixed reaction to the move so far. While some think this will...