IIT-JEE Advanced: 1.60 lakh students applied, lowest in three years
Out of the over 2.5 lakh candidates who have been eligible to use for the IIT entrance examination – JEE Advanced, just one,60,864 students have utilized, in accordance with the official knowledge launched by the IIT-Delhi. This is the lowest in the previous three years. In 2019, 1.73 lakh, and in 2018 1.65 lakh students had utilized for the examination.
The quantity was anticipated to be decrease this 12 months because the exams are held amid pandemic. Even for the JEE Main September 2020, over one lakh candidates didn’t flip up for the examination.
The variety of candidates for JEE Advanced has been declining over the years. While those that are eligible to look for Advanced can instantly search admission in another school as nicely, students and specialists declare rising popularities of metro-based NITs as one of many causes.
“If a student has secured a rank in 2000s in JEE Mains, s/he will get whichever programme they want to in an NIT but if they appear and clear the JEE Advanced they might not get their preferred course in the IIT of their choice with such a score,” an IIT director had defined final 12 months.
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