IIT-JEE Advanced 2018 to be conducted on May 20 by IIT Kanpur – Media reports

According to the media reports IIT JEE Exam 2018 will be conducted on 20th May by IIT Kanpur in online mode. This Year more than 11 lakh aspirants participated in JEE Main Exam & 2.21 lakh qualified for JEE Advanced.

JEE Advanced 2018-exam-dateAs per media reports the exam conducting body in IIT Kanpur currently finalizing  the events required for conducting the exam next year on 20th May

As it is already declared that the IIT JEE entrance exam will go completely online from next year. Last month IIT-Madras Director and Chairman JAB 2017, Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi said, “It has been decided that the JEE (Advanced) will be conducted in online mode from 2018 onwards. Further information regarding the examination will be provided by the JAB in due course.”

The JAB is the policy-making body on IIT admissions. The HRD Ministry had earlier introduced the option of taking the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)- Mains online. The dates for the JEE Main examination is expected to be released by the CBSE by the year-end.

“Over 11 lakh candidates took the JEE Main this year of which, 2.21 lakh qualified for JEE Advanced.”

For admission engineering in 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), students have to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE – Advanced). It is the sole admission test for the IITs.

The JEE is the gateway into all IITs, NITs, IIITs and ISM Dhanbad. The organising institute designs the question paper, answer keys, the announcement of results and handles the JEE portal.

source: http://indianexpress.com/article/education/jee-advanced-2018-iit-kanpur-to-conduct-exam-on-may-20-cbse-iitk-ac-in-main/

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