Almost 60 percent of candidates who qualified JEE Advanced are from CBSE
As the results for JEE Advanced 2015 were announced last week, it has emerged that 60% of the total candidates short-listed for IIT Admissions hailed from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
The students are short-listed based on their scorings in class 12th, set as new-installed criteria, and an estimated 75% of the qualified applicants hail from four major boards, i.e. CBSE, Rajasthan Board, Maharashtra Board (1,787 candidates) and Andhra Pradesh Board (1,610 candidates).
The exam was held on May 24 and the results were out on June 18. Out of 1, 24,741 registered candidates, 1, 27,238 appeared and 26,456 candidates managed to qualify the JEE Advanced. The male students accomplished miraculously well, out-performing girls with a ratio of 23,407: 3,049.
IIT & ISM are collaborating to offer 10,006 seats for further seat allotment process, which will take place today, 26 June 2015. The seat allotment will be conducted online via online portal, and the criteria for admissions are as follows:
- Candidates must secure a place within the top 20 candidates in Class 12 Board examination, or
- Candidates must have scored 75 percent (General) and 70 percent (SC/ST).