The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the last date for submitting the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE)-Main application form. Students aspiring for admission to IITs, NITs and other centrally-funded technical institutions can now fill online forms and submit the same till December 24. Earlier, the last date was December 15. The JEE main will be held on April 7.
The CBSE has updated this information on its website.
The CBSE administration decided to extend the date of form submission keeping in view large number of applications received from the students. To facilitate further all students who could not fill the online form due to various reasons and to accommodate more, the CBSE administration took this decision.
In view of it being the first examination for JEE-Main to be held in 2013, the last date for submitting online application form has been extended up to December 24. The CBSE has further notified that the date for filling up of application for JEE (Main)-2013 will not be extended any further.
AIEEE is now known as JEE (Main) and IIT-JEE as JEE (Advanced).
The admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally-funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall include the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main).
It will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by IITs.
For admission to NITs, Centrally-Funded Technical Institutions like IIITs etc and other participating institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class XII or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalisation.The JEE Advanced will be organised by the IITs including Kanpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Roorkee, Guhawati, Kharagpur, Khozikode on June 2.
Click here to apply online for JEE Main 2013.