The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur will conduct the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018 on May 20. This year the exam was conducted by the IIT Madras on May 21.
According to the Amar Ujala, the JEE cell at IIT Kanpur is working on the exam and is in process of finalizing the events which are required to conduct the exam.
The entrance exam for IITs will go completely online from the next year.
Last month, IIT-M 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 a policy making body on the admissions in IITs and the dates for the exam are expected to be released by the CBSE by the year end.
This year more than 11 lakh candidates appeared for the JEE exam and only 2.21 lakh qualified for the JEE advanced exam.
JEE is a single window exam for the candidates who want to get admissions into institutes like IITs, NITs, IIITs and ISM Dhanbad.