Top JEE rank holders choose Computer Science at IIT Bombay once again – education

Top JEE rank holders choose Computer Science at IIT Bombay once again – education

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) launched the primary seat allotment checklist on Saturday morning and the Indian Institute of Expertise Bombay as soon as once more attracted a big chunk of prime rankers. Info shared by IIT-Delhi, the admissions authority this yr, reveals prime ranks in most classes selected the four-year Pc Science and Engineering course at IIT-Bombay this yr.

In keeping with the information launched by JoSAA, the four-year Pc Science course has as soon as once more acquired most functions throughout IITs, particularly from the highest rank holders and the best choice of institute included IIT-Bombay, Delhi Madras, Roorkee, Kharagpur and Kanpur, amongst others.

The whole consumption capability of 23 IITs stands at 16,053 this yr, up from 13,583 in 2019. Officers have attributed the rise in seats to the supernumerary seats added throughout institutes to be able to accommodate feminine college students in addition to these beneath the 10% economically weaker part (EWS) quota.

Other than IITs, JoSAA additionally appears to be like into admissions to Nationwide Institutes of Expertise (NITs), Indian Institutes of Info Expertise (IIITs) and different Authorities Funded Expertise Institutes (GFTIs) so the full consumption capability for all these institutes stands at 50,822 this yr.

“All seats, besides 128 seats throughout IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs, have been allotted within the first spherical itself. These remaining 128 seats too shall be allotted within the upcoming rounds and the intention is to make sure zero emptiness throughout institutes,” mentioned professor Sidhartha Pandey, organising chairman, JEE Superior 2020.

This yr, JoSAA shall be conducting six seat allotment rounds as an alternative of seven, to be able to full the admissions course of earlier than Diwali. Equally, resulting from Covid-19, college students shall be nearly reporting to their allotted IITs to finish the admission course of this yr. “We’ve acquired fairly a couple of queries from college students confirming admission on-line and we’re serving to everybody doable,” added Pandey.

That is the third yr that each one institutes have saved apart supernumerary seats for feminine college students and IIT-Bombay alone has 156 seats beneath this class this yr, versus 96 final yr, which have been allotted to extra variety of college students, in case some college students don’t go for the seat.

Admissions to IITs depend upon the Joint Entrance Examination-Superior (JEE-Adv) scores of scholars, outcomes for which was declared on October 5. Of the 1.50 lakh college students who had appeared for the examination, 43,204 had been declared eligible for admissions by JoSAA this yr.

IIT-Delhi lowered the bar to permit extra college students from all classes to make it to the rating checklist and finally keep away from seat emptiness throughout institutes. The cut-off for the final class has been diminished to 17.5% from final yr’s 25%, whereas that for scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) is eight.75%, down from final yr’s 12.5%. The qualifying rating for the general-EWS and OBC-NCL classes is at 15.75% this yr, decrease than the 22.5% final yr.

Whole seats accessible in 23 Indian Institutes of Expertise (IITs):

2020—16,053

2019—13,583

2018—11,279

2017—10,988

Prime rankers select Pc Science in IIT-Bombay—

AIR 2 basically class

AIR 17, additionally first ranker in all India feminine class (common)

AIR 1 in Basic (Individuals with Incapacity) class

AIR 1 in ST class

AIR 1 ST (Individuals with Incapacity) class

AIR 1 in SC class

AIR 1 in SC (Individuals with Incapacity) class

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