20 apply for revaluation of JEE scores

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have received 20 applications for revaluation from candidates who were not satisfied with their scores in the joint entrance exam this year this year.

This is the first time the candidates have been given the option to apply for revaluation. But the scores of any of them is altered, said IIT-Kanpur JEE chairman Sounak Chaudhary.

What curtailed the huge flow of revaluation applications was the joint admission board’s decision to put up scanned copies of answer script of all students who sat for the test this year. The images will be taken off the website as online admissions kicks in.

All 13,602 qualified candidates will have to send the required documents like the OBC declaration certificate with the income certificate, SC/ST certificate, to the zonal IIT. Counselling for all students will be conducted online this year and each student will have to deposit Rs 1,000 through an online payment gateway for the online counselling process. As per the schedule drawn up by the institutes, Candidates need to fill their choice of courses and institutes by June 17 (5 pm).

“The first seat allotment list would be put out on June 21and students who accept the offer of admission made in the first allotment must pay their fees by July 1,” said IIT officials. The second allotment list would be out on July 6., and fees need to be paid by July 13. This year, the IITs have decided to conduct three rounds of admission. Depending on the seat availability, the IITs will announce the dates for the third round of seat allotment.

Fees at IIT-Bombay

One time payment – Rs 3,400

Tuition — Rs 33,550 (per semester)

Caution deposit — Rs 3,000 (refundable)

Medical insurance premium – Rs 126 (annual)

Total fees payable at admission — Rs 40,076 (Rs 15,076 for SC/ST)