JEE Advanced 2014 Selection Procedure: Know All the Details of Entering Into IITs!
Process of JEE Advanced Selections 2014 actually starts right from the time students appear for their Class 12 board exams. Since last year, these Class 12 board results play a significant role in a candidate’s chance to make it to the IITs.
Details of JEE Advanced Selection Procedure 2014
About 14 to 16 lakh students are expected to apply for JEE Advanced 2014. These will include students who have appeared for their Class 12 boards for the first time in 2013 or 2014. First, these students will apply for JEE Main 2014 – the last date of which was January 6, 2014.
These candidates will sit for pen-and-paper-based JEE Main exam on April 6 or online JEE Main exam on April 9, 11, 12 or 16, 2014.
JEE Main Rank List will be prepared by giving 60% weightage to JEE scores and 40% weightage to Class 12 board marks.
In JEE Main exam, there is no tie-breaking mechanism and students with same JEE scores might be awarded the same rank.
Separate rank lists are drawn for various categories. Overall, Top 1, 50,000 candidates (from all merit lists) will be eligible to sit for the JEE Advanced exam. These Top 1, 50,000 candidates will include:
- 50.5% or about 75,750 candidates from the Common Merit List (CML). If reserved category candidates are included in this list, they will not be included in their respective category lists.
- 27% or about 40,500 candidates from the OBC-NCL Merit List.
- 15% or about 22,500 candidates from the SC Merit List.
- 7.5% or about 11,250 candidates from the ST Merit List.
- Persons with Disability (PwD) from each category will be allotted 3% seats from that category.
New: Those who make it to the list of Top 1,50,000 rank holders in JEE Main 2014 merit list can sit for JEE Advanced 2014 and again in JEE Advanced 2015 to get a seat in their coveted course or institute.