More than one in six students qualified to show up for JEE (Advanced) for admission to the desired IITs has wanted to drop out of the prestigious examination. While lakhs of students showed up for the JEE (Main) exam with an eye on the IIT seat, 27,660 students who fit the bill for JEE (Advanced) either quit of the methodology or may have missed the due date to enlist for it. The cut-off for qualification for JEE (Advanced) for the current year was 105.
While there is no single reason this pattern could be credited to, educators say a portion of the wall sitters may have qualified however dodged the difficult procedure of showing up for another exam. An IIT-B teacher said, "The IITs are yet to dissect the information of students who have not enrolled for JEE (Advanced). There could be numerous purposes behind their choice."
He included that 10 states, including Maharashtra, acknowledge JEE (Main) scores for admissions to their own particular designing organizations.
"There will be truly a couple of students from these states whose fundamental point is to get into a main building foundation in the state and stay near to their family as opposed to go to the IITs. These students may have showed up for JEE (Main) to utilize their scores for confirmation in state establishments," he said.
Another educator said a few students who did not enroll for JEE (Advanced) may have secured seats in colleges abroad. Others, he included, may have quite recently measured up and may have picked not to experience the weight of another aggressive exam.
Praveen Tyagi, from a guiding establishment, said numerous students who were mindful of their potential decided to drop out of the JEE (Advanced) notwithstanding meeting all requirements for it. "They incline toward concentrating on other focused exams which are not as troublesome as those led by the IITs or are content with the scores in JEE (Main) that will guarantee a seat in the NITs," said Tyagi.
Of the 1.52 lakh students who qualified in the JEE (Main) exam, around 1.24 lakh enrolled for the JEE (Advanced) to be hung on May 24. The most recent day for enlistment was May 7. Throughout the previous two years, a two-level exam has been directed for admissions to IITs. The main 1.5 lakh students who qualify in the JEE (Main) are qualified to show up for JEE (Advanced). A year ago, 1.27 lakh students enlisted for JEE (Advanced). The exam will be directed by IIT-Bombay this year alongside different IITs. This year, with the expansion of four new IITs, more than 10,000 seats are accessible for students to browse.