IIT JEE 2017: JoSAA tells school boards to give a cut-off for top 20 percentile of class 12 examination results before June 10’ 17. The JEE Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has taken this step to avoid any hindrance in admissions to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other engineering colleges.
The current reports show, CBSE will carry out the JEE Main on April 2 while IIT Madras will organize the JEE Advanced 2017. As per the instructions from JoSAA, this year the students has to achieve 75 percent marks to be eligible for seat allocation.
The formal notice by JoSSA stated there is a major dissimilarity in the percentage marks of toppers among boards. Additionally, top 20 percentile score of successful candidates of each board is used as an alternative for the benefit of the candidates, as per the statement issued by JoSSA.
Content Source: Hindustan Times