This year IIT has changed their pattern to get admission in it alongside alter some eligibility criteria. Only top 20 students who get the highest percentile in Intermediate Public Examination (IPE) are eligible to take admission in the most prestigious engineering institute of the country, IIT.
Minimum required percentile according to the category is mentioned below. According to new reform the students of general category would have to get 437 out of 530 marks which is equal to 79.63 percentile. While the percentile required for SC category is 79.607 similar to 387 marks out of 530. For ST category, percentile required is 79.55 which is equal to 396 marks out of 530 whereas 79.69 percentile is required for OBC category that is similar to 428 marks out of 530. In addition, percentile required for physically disabled students is 79.68.
As per the new rule marks of class 12th will play a major role to get admission in IIT which was not available till last year. A sum of 1.5 lakh students was appeared in JEE (Advanced), the entrance exam to get admission in IIT, this year.