An Introduction : IIT JEE
The Indian institutes of technology are institutions of national importance established through an act of parliament, which play a leading role in manpower development and research programmes comparable to the best in the world. The admissions to these institutions are made through JEE.
Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi is one of the oldest institutes developed to education in the various engineering disciplines. Indian school of Mines, Dhanbad, a deemed university, is the oldest institution of its kind in India. The admissions to these institutions are also made through JEE.
These institutions are known for providing quality technological and scientific education and frontier research. The environment at IITs is highly conductive for:
Building of solid foundation of knowledge, Development of personality, Confidence building, Pursuit of excellence and self-discipline, Enhancement of creativity through motivation and drive, which helps to produce professionals well trained for rigorous of professional and social life
Today, students of these institutions occupy key positions in industries in India and abroad. Each institute has well equipped most modern laboratories, state-of -art library and computer networks. The selected candidates live in a pleasant and intellectually simulating environment. The teaching method relies on direct personal contact between teacher and students. A high staff to student ratio ensures close contact for monitoring and academic progress of each student. Living in such an environment with people having similar goals and aspirations is an exciting experience during one's academic life.
Channels of Admission in IITs
Address for Sending Completed Application Form
Eligibility of Admission
Credit based academic programmes offer flexibility to progress at a student’s own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for satisfactory progress. The medium is English. These institutions offer courses leading to Bachelor’s degree in a number of engineering, technological and scientific disciplines. M. Sc. Integrated courses in pure and applied science and M.Tech. (Integrated) courses in a few disciplines are also offered by some of these institutes. In addition, some IIT’s offers dual degree M.Tech. programmes where in both B.Tech. and M.Tech. Degrees are awarded at the end of the programme.
A limited number of admissions are offered to foreign nationals and Indians living abroad through a separate channel called Direct admission of students Abroad (DASA)
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Channels of Admission in IIT -JEE
The following tables give the channels of admissions norms for JEEs and DASA.
Channels of Admission
Payment of fees
1 Indian India JEE -- At standard rates
2 Indian Abroad DASA
At least 5 years of education inclusive of 10+2 (not beyond) in a foreign country during last 8 years At enhanced rates, payable in US Dollars
JEE -- At standard rates
3 Foreign India or Abroad DASA or JEE -- At enhanced rates, payable in US Dollars
Admission Norms for JEE/DASA Channels
JEE Channel DASA Channel
Pass in 10+2 equivalent examination or pass in Diploma. Specified minimum scores in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 or equivalent level.
Based on the All India Rank in the JEE-2000 Merit List
Based on the Merit List Prepared on SAT-II scores
Address for Sending Completed Application Form Candidate should send the completed application form to the particular Institute shown below as per the location of the JEE Centre of your first choice.
Chairman JEE, IIT Delhi,
New Delhi 110016
Chairman JEE IIT Bombay , Powai, Mumbai 400076
Chairman JEE, IIT Guwahati Institution of Engineers Building pan bazar, Guwahati 781001
Chairman JEE IIT Kanpur,
Chairman JEE IIT Kharagpur ,
Chairman JEE IIT Madras
Minimum Academic Qualification
The minimum academic qualification for admission through JEE is a pass in the final examination of 10+2 system of its equivalent, referred to as the Qualifying Examination in this section. In case the relevant qualifying Examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board/University) examination at an earlier level. Those appearing in 10+2 final or equivalent examination may also appear in JEE (Screening Test and Main Examination) for consideration of provisional admission. All Provisional admissions will stand cancelled if the proof of having passed the qualification examination (10+2) is not submitted to the concerned Institute by the date mentioned by the Institutes.
If an applicant is found ineligible at a later date eve after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will be cancelled. All admissions will be subjected to verification of facts from the candidates. The decision of the Joint Admission Board regarding eligibility of any applicant shall be final.
For admission to B.Tech. And 5 year Dual Degree in Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering at IIT Khargapur, candidate must have had Biology of Life Science as a subject in the qualifying examination (10+2) level.
The list of qualifying examination is giver below:
I. The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognised Central/State Board of Secondary Education, including central board of secondary Education, New Delhi, and council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
II. Intermediate Science or Two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by the recognised Board/University.
III. First Year Examination of a degree course of any recognised Indian University/Institute following a higher secondary in the 10+1 system.
IV. Final examination of the two-year course of the joint service wing of the national Defence Wing of the National Defence Academy.
V. General Certificate system (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at Advanced level.
VI. High school certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.
VII. Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign country recognised by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system.
VIII. H.S.C. Vocational Examination.
IX. A pass grade at the time of applying for JEE in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by National open School with a minimum of five subjects.
X. 3- or 4-year diploma recognised by AICTE or a state board of technical education.
Date of Birth
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1,1976 are eligible. However, in case of SC, ST, and PH candidate, upper limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. those SC,ST and PH candidate who were born on or after October 1, 1971 are eligible. Date of Birth as recorded in the secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be taken as authentic. Candidate must produce in original class X certificate as a proof of their age at the time of counselling, failing which they will be disqualified. (for IIT-JEE 2001 Examination)
It is expected that the candidate will have good general physique. Candidate Opting for Mining or Mining Machinery Engineering should make sure that they are free from colour blindness. They will be required to submit a certificate from a registered medical practitioner to this effect at the time of admission. The standard of visual activity with or without glass should be strictly observed for candidates seeking admission in Mining as per DGMS circular 14 of 1972.Uniocular person are unfit for work below ground level.
Unsuitability of women candidates for Mining Courses
Section 46 (1) of the Mines Act, 1952 states that “No woman shall notwithstanding anything contained in a mine which is below ground, (a) in any part of a mine which is below ground, (b) in any mine above ground except between the hours 6 am and 7pm”. As a result, a woman candidate cannot obtain the B.Tech. Degree in Mining or Mining Machinery Engineering. The course are, therefore, not available for women candidates.
Eligibility to appear in the main Examination
Only those candidates who qualify in the Screening Test shall be allowed to appear in the main examination.