From 2016 onwards, JEE Advanced will be held online
As per the news, IITs are in the planning to make JEE Advanced online from the 2016. For the good of students, Institute of Technology (IITs) are working on the same.
On 23rd August, a meeting of Joint admission board of IITs had been arranged in New Delhi for the purpose of making the test online from 2016-17.
JEE Main and JEE Advanced are engineering based exams. Students have who want to seek admission in engineering colleges have to prepare for these exams.
Almost 1.5 lakh students are shortlisted for JEE Advanced after taking the JEE Main test. JEE Mains is held for candidates, who wish to seek admissions to (National Institutes of Technology) NITs and other engineering colleges and also sets the eligibility criterion for JEE Advanced.
JEE Mains has already gone online, partly. Not only the IITs are planning to take the examination online but are also looking at ways to replace the format of the exam, too. At present, they have a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format. The IITs are trying to come up with a pattern, which is objective in nature but lets a student attempt a problem solving exercise and then reach a conclusion i.e. an answer.
This process is being tried to implement because many feel that the existing MCQ style is allowing some students score high just by guessing the correct answer rather than applying their minds.