The HRD ministry along with the IIT council released a notification for a change in the eligibility criteria for IIT- JEE advanced. Candidates can now apply for IIT-JEE on securing 75 per cent marks in Class XII examination. The test is conducted in two parts, JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced. Aspirants who clear IIT-JEE mains are eligible to appear for IIT-JEE advance, which provides an entry to IITs. The new relaxation now would allow more students to register for test.
In the last session around 13 lakh candidates appeared for the test about 88 per cent aspirants cracked the exam in the first attempt. Aspirants can appear for JEE Advance examination for a maximum of two consecutive years.
Source: The Hans India