On Sunday, Board Members of the highest body that indulges in taking the important decision regarding the admission to the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) conveys news regarding making the JEE-Advanced exam computer based from the coming year, 2014.
It is expected that for the next year, paper pencil mode of examination will alter into the computer based examination. The final decision will be made in the Joint Admission Board meets scheduled in the early September 2013.
Devang Khakhar, IIT-Bombay director said, "We considered a proposal to offer the computer test or, at least, to keep it as an option in the first year,". The candidates number decreased by 1.5 lakhs hence application of the system may be possible.
IIT Kharagpur will conduct JEE (Advanced) 2014, will parse by the 2013 database. Initially, we have to estimate the number of applicants who successfully qualified for the IIT (Advanced) took the main test on the computer, according to the IIT official. He added that both test, paper-pen and computer test both will be conducted simultaneously. We will have to be highly cautious.