Another IIT Admission change: IIT's to do away with online counselling
Reportedly IITs are going to introduce a new change in admission from 2013. The country’s premier technical institutions have decided to replace online counselling process which was followed for several years with physical counselling . from 2013*on wards*all applicants will have to go to the respective IITs in person for admission.
Reportedly in academic year Reportedly in academic year 2013-13 two candidates booked their seats in IITs without clearing entrance test IIT JEE 2012by using digitally doctored admit cards of successful candidates. The boy took admission in IIT Bhubaneswar and girl joined ISM Dhanbad.
To avoid such incidents in future IITs have decided to stay away with online counselling for admission. “Online counselling is one of the factors facilitating such incidents. Students will only be allowed to fill the options online, and will have physical counselling at the seven IITs,” said H C Gupta, organising chairman of 2013 JEE (Advanced)