JEE Advanced 2017 Results will be declared today on the official website of the entrance exam. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced paper 1 and Paper 2 on May 21. Through JEE (Advanced), IITs offer admission into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, Architecture, or Pharmaceutics.
Of the 2.2 lakh students, who were eligible, 1.7 lakh registered and appeared for the exam held on May 21 this year.
“Since the answer key for the paper has already been released, most students are already aware of their marks. Results will only give a confirmation on these scores,” an official from the organising JEE team said.
The answer keys were released on June 4 and the organising Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) said that all students will be awarded 11 bonus marks for three ‘ambiguous’ questions that were asked in the JEE (Advanced) paper.
The total number of registered candidates includes more than 500 foreign candidates registered at various centres including Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Singapore. Representatives from zonal IITs are already in those cities to conduct the examination.
This is the third year that the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is conducting admissions to IITs, National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other Government-Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).
There are over 11,000 seats available in the 23 IITs across the country.