Most of the young Engineering aspirants will definitely love to clear their Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) to get their desired Engineering Seat in any of the top premier institutes in India like IITs, NITs and more private universities as well. However, when coming to the cutoff marks stuff, clearing the JEE exam isn’t enough as there will be a 40% weightage to the CBSE/State Board +2 exam marks. Though with excellent record with the JEE Exam, some students might miss the chances of getting admission with the top institutes, just because of lack of marks with their respective boards Plus 2 exams for sure.
No More 40% Weightage to Class XII Marks in JEE:
“The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Thursday said there will be no system of giving 40% weightage to class XII board marks in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) from 2017.” The above statement is officially declared by MHRD by Honorable minister SmirtiIrani. Interestingly, this crucial parameter will be come to play by JEE 2017 onwards. She also added that, “For the candidates to qualify in the JEE, they shall have secured at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the Class XII examination conducted by respective boards”.
The ministry also stated that, ““The present system of giving 40% weightage for the Class 12 marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE Main shall be dispensed with. All other JEE systems shall remain unchanged”.
No Changes with the JEE 2017 Pattern:
These changes doesn’t affect the pattern of the JEE 2017 examination for sure. Hence, there will definitely be a two parts, i.e. part I JEE Main and Part II JEE Advanced indeed.
Also, the candidates admissions to the IITs and NITs will remains the same as the candidates performance with the JEE Advanced Exam indeed.
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