For admission in Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) students have to pass the JEE exams. The institute gives two attempts to the students to clear the exam since last two years. JEE Advanced is held for admission to all 16 IITs. In a bid to take the examination to the next level, the IITs are working on a plan to take the JEE Advanced online by 2016-17.
However, this year, the students who appeared for JEE advanced 2014, 88 per cent of them have cracked the exam in first attempt itself. 88 per cent for 1st attempt and 12 per cent in the second attempt had passed the exam.
The stats is positive and a boost is been observed in the total pass out. As last year the number of students who cleared in the first attempt was 69.6 per cent and 27.2 per cent in the second attempt. Resultantly, there is a massive boost in the number of students passing JEE every year. Not only the number has increased, it has also been noted that the pass out students are from different strata of the society.
- A total of 20,636 (76 per cent) who cracked the exam belong to urban centres
- towns and villages account for 3, 862 (14.22 per cent) and 2, 654 (9.77 per cent) students respectively.
- The statistics show that 3,586 (13.2 per cent) students who qualified for the examination are from a family whose annual income is over Rs 8 lakh.
- Besides, 18.6 per cent of the qualified candidates, this year, have an annual family income of Rs 1 lakh.