IITs’ are the Premier Engineering Institutes in India for Engineering and Technology and are the most sought after institutions for all Engineering aspirants. They are also highly acclaimed institutes internationally among all the Engineering colleges in India.
For approximately 9500 seats in all the IITs’ in 2011, there were nearly 4.5 lakh aspirants who took the IIT-JEE. Every year a minimum of 40,000 to 50,000 additional students are writing this examination as compared to the previous year. Such is the popularity of these Institutes. IITians are greatly successful in many spheres across the globe.
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are institutions of national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. There are fifteen IITs at present, located in Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar and Roorkee. Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad, are amongst the oldest institutions in India and are known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science and technology in particular.
These institutions offer courses leading to Bachelor’s degree in a number of engineering, technological and scientific disciplines. Integrated M.Sc. courses in pure and applied sciences and Integrated M.Tech. courses in a few disciplines are also offered by some of these Institutions. In addition, some IITs offer Dual-Degree M.Tech. programmes, wherein both B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees are awarded.
Credit-based academic programmes offer flexibility to students to progress at their own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction is English.
Admission to the Undergraduate Programmes at these institutions for all Indian and Foreign nationals is made through a Joint Entrance Examination, IIT-JEE (formerly known as JEE).
Admission to other institutes based on IIT-JEE 2012 ranks
Candidates should note that the institutes listed below will admit students based on the IIT-JEE 2012 ranks. They are advised to apply separately to these institutes and visit the respective website for more details.
- Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli
- Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER)
- Indian Maritime University
Schedule of IIT-JEE 2012
The examination will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2012 as per the schedule given below:
Paper 1: 09.00 to 12.00 hrs (IST)
Paper 2: 14.00 to 17.00 hrs (IST)
The schedule will remain unaltered even if the above date is declared a public holiday.
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