Around 1.50 lakh students have qualified to take the Joint Entrance Examinations (Advanced) in June, according to the results of the JEE (Main) examinations that were released by the Central Board of Secondary Examination here on Tuesday.
The JEE (Advanced) is the ticket to all the major engineering undergraduate colleges in the country like Indian Institute of Technology, National Institute of Technology and other centrally-funded and State-funded technical institutions.
“Around 12.60 lakh candidates registered for the JEE (Main) exams which were conducted in 113 cities offline and in the online mode it was conducted in 278 centres in 32 cities,” said the CBSE.
The eligible candidates have around six days to register online for the advanced exams as the last date for applying is May 13.
The fees for general and OBC male candidates is Rs.1,800 and that for SC/ST, PWD male candidates is Rs. 900. There is no fee for female candidates of all categories. Registration will be complete only after the payments are made, CBSE said.
Admit cards for the exams will have to be downloaded from May 15 to May 31. On the day of the exam and at the examination hall, the downloaded admit card has to be presented to the invigilators for verification, after which the original admit card for the JEE (Advanced) will be issued upon due verification. The original admit card, the CBSE said, should be carefully preserved till the admission process through JEE (Advanced) - 2013 is completed.
The results for the JEE (Main) exams are available on jeemain.nic.in.