Discussion on increasing JEE Advanced attempt in JAB meeting 2021: IIT-Delhi director

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: September 17, 2020 11:43:15 am

Earlier when JEE Advanced was IIT JEE, there was no cap (Express photograph by Partha Paul/ Representational)

The Joint Admissions Board (JAB) will “surely” focus on increasing the variety of makes an attempt allowed for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced, nevertheless, it is going to be mentioned for 2021 attempt, knowledgeable the IIT-Delhi director V Ramgoap Rao. In a tweet, the director wrote, “One needs to understand the decision-making process in a government system. For increasing the number of attempts as a special case for JEE 2021, no one will decide it right now. This matter will be taken up at an appropriate time after JEE Advanced 2020 is conducted.”

Whether or not the relief is allowed could be thought of after the meeting. Rao stated that the choices in a authorities set-up aren’t made primarily based on the variety of tweets in the favour of a subject. He requested college students to “please trust the process and the people involved. Please focus on your studies and your preparations for the 2020 exams.”

“Everyone in the Ministry is concerned about the situation and everyone wants to help the students in the best possible way. But decisions cannot be taken based on the number of tweets supporting a cause or the trolls on Twitter. In committees, a lot of facts and figures are considered and considerable discussions take place before arriving at a decision. All decisions will be in the best interest of the country,” he wrote in his social media platform.

The demand for having extra makes an attempt in JEE Advanced caught hearth when a Supreme Court lawyer penned a letter to Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal asking for a similar. “Candidates get 6 attempts – two attempts, January and April, each year for three consecutive years for JEE Main while for JEE Advanced only two attempts are allowed as per rules. Even after qualifying JEE Main with top ranks in their third attempt, students are not permitted to appear in JEE Advanced. This is unjust, particularly to underprivileged and rural students,” the letter learn.

Stating that earlier, there was no restriction on the variety of makes an attempt for JEE Advanced (then often called IIT JEE), the letter states, “The first solution lies in increasing the number of attempts for JEE Advanced to three (same as for JEE Main per year).”

The demand is being raised this yr as a result of many college students declare that they weren’t in a position to put together as a result of the courses had been shut. Further many didn’t have fixed entry to the web for on-line courses.

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