BHUBANESWAR: Ending days of anxiety for students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday announced the JEE (Main) results paving the way for commencement of the admission process into national institutes as well as State engineering colleges.
Although delayed by a week, the declaration of results and ranks has enabled the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) to roll out the revised admission schedule for IITs, NITs and other national institutions.
As per the new schedule, online registration and choice-filling started on Wednesday as soon as the results were declared. It would continue till July 5. While mock seat allocation would be held on July 4, the first round of seat allocation would start on July 7.
Earlier, the Central board had declared to bring out the rank list on June 24 and registration was scheduled to start on June 25 but the whole process was pushed since State boards did not provide marksheets to CBSE on time. There is a 40 per cent weightage given to school board score when the JEE (Main) ranks are calculated.
The delay in rank card publication has also pushed the Odisha JEE schedule by a day. Though the online registration was originally scheduled to commence from Tuesday, the declaration of result meant that the admission process for BTech programmes will start from Thursday.
Chairman of OJEE Tushar Kant Nath said online registration and choice filling will continue till July 17. Between July 10 and 17, students would have to report at nodal centres to verify their certificates and other documents. As many as 18 nodal centres would be operational in the State for this purpose.
While temporary seat allotment would be held on July 20, the final seat allotment list will be published on July 25.
“We will also try to upload a list of JEE (Main) rank holders on OJEE official website once we have received the ranks from CBSE,” Nath said.
As per online registration procedure, native students will have options to seek admission either in Government or private engineering colleges whereas outside-State students will be eligible only for private institutions.
There are six Government colleges with a combined seat strength of 4,000. Besides, there are over 45,000 seats in 87 private engineering colleges of the state.
As many as 50,000 students had enrolled for JEE Main examination but about 45,000 appeared for the entrance which was held in April.