Bhubaneswar: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued notification for Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2016. As per the notification, students seeking admission to engineering courses can fill up of forms online from December 1 by visiting the official website of JEE- www.jeemain.nic.in . The last date for online filling up of forms is December 31.
The offline test for JEE Main will be held on April 3 where as the online test for the entrance examination will be conducted on April 9 and 10, the notification stated.
The candidates who will qualify the entrance examination will get a chance to get admission in NIT, IIIT including all government and private engineering colleges.
However, students seeking admission to IITs will have to clear JEE Advance examination which will be conducted by the CBSE later.
Tushar Kumar Nath, OJEE chairman said, “The CBSE has issued a notification for JEE Main-2016 on its website- www.jeemain.nic.in . Like previous years, this year candidate will be also selected on the basis of 40 per cent career mark and 60 per cent entrance mark.”
“The Odisha government has not yet issued any notification regarding its participation in JEE Main this year. However, students will be admitted through the all-India entrance test for admission to engineering courses this year also like the previous two years. The state government will issue a notification in this regard soon,” Nath added.