Total Seats in IIT to increase by 1000 from 2018: HRD Ministry

Oct 2017 Source: MOTACHASHMA

Indian Institutes of Technology are likely to increase their seat intake by 1000 from the next year. This seems good news to the engineering aspirants, especially for those who always taken apart as there are hardly any vacancies in popular courses in IITs while getting admission. Now increasing in numbers of the seats will provide consolation to such aspirants and more engineers for sustaining development. The admission into the IIT is done based on the scores of JEE Advanced which is scheduled to be conducted on 20 May 2018. Until now, only the total of 10,998 seats was available to seek admission of the candidates which from the next year will conclude 1000 more seats. Last year 400 Seats were added for the 2017-18 admission.

  • The aspirants are suggested to develop an eye and note that the number of seats in IITs is only increased in the newer IITs with new campuses. Hence, the popular IITs such as Delhi, Bombay, Kharagpur etc will not be encountered an increase in the number of seats.
  • The actual proposal to further increase the seats would be sent to the Joint Admission Board (JAB) to take the final decision. Earlier this year, the Joint Allocation Board had also passed a resolution associated to increase the number of women in technical colleges

IITs to add 1000 more seats from the next year

 

Total Seats in IIT to increase by 1000 from 2018 - Key Highlights of the news

  • Indian Institute of Technology is likely to add 1000 more seats from the next session i.e. 2018-19.
  • The admission into the IITs is done based on JEE Advanced scores scheduled to be conducted on 20 May 2018.
  • The proposal to increase seats in IITs is only for the newer IITs with new campuses.
  • In the year 2017, the number of seats in IITs was increased by the total of 400 seats.
  • The popular IITs such as Delhi, Bombay, Kharagpur etc will not be confronted an increase in the number of seats.
  • The proposal to further increase the seats would be sent to the JAB to make the final call.

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