Union minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank said that an incentive mechanism for institutions shall be developed to reward the IoEs that are doing well.
Starting 2021, the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) will also be held in various regional languages, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank announced on Thursday.
Many said that this could be one of the lowest attendance for the test in recent times which was held despite major protests by students and opposition parties and several state governments.
This year, NITs will admit undergraduate students based on their performance in Joint Entrance Exam-Mains and will discount the class 12 board examination marks in the selection process.
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Over the last two years, 20 institutes of higher education—10 each in private and public sectors, including some yet to be opened universities—have been given the tag by the ministry.