The first Joint Entrance Examination (Main) will be in April 2013. The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct the examination, in place of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) for admission to BE and B.Tech. courses at the National Institutes of Technology, the Indian Institutes of Information Technology, Delhi Technological University and other Centrally funded technical institutions, a press release says.
The offline examination will be held on April 7 and the online one thereafter. The three-hour objective-type paper will have questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Paper II of the earlier AIEEE for admissions to B.Arch. and B.Planning courses will be held on April 7 in the offline mode only — one paper with questions from Mathematics and aptitude and drawing tests.
A detailed bulletin is being prepared and will be published shortly.
As many as 1.5 lakh candidates who win top ranks in the JEE (Main), which include students from the general and the reservation categories, can take the JEE (Advanced) for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the Institute of Technology of Banaras Hindu University and the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. The IITs will issue a separate notice.
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MCA entrance examination
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala, has invited applications for an entrance test to be held on October 13 for admission to the MCA course.
For admission to colleges affiliated to the University of Kerala, candidates should have passed the degree examination with minimum 50 per cent marks in any discipline with any one from Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Engineering and Technology as the main, subsidiary or core subject.
Colleges affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University require a degree in any discipline having studied Mathematics at the Plus Two level; or degree with not less than 50 per cent marks in any discipline with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects; or a BCA degree with not less than 50 per cent marks.
Those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes require pass marks. Students from the Socially and Economically Backward Classes will be given a two per cent relaxation in minimum marks prescribed for the general candidates. Those physically challenged get a five per cent relaxation.
Colleges affiliated to the University of Calicut stipulate a degree in any discipline with Mathematics as one of the subjects with at least 50 per cent marks in Mathematics.
A five per cent relaxation in marks will be allowed for those belonging to the Socially and Economically Backward Classes.
Those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes require pass marks.
Colleges affiliated to Kannur University require a degree in any discipline with Mathematics at the Plus Two level or a degree in any discipline with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects or a BCA degree.
Candidates who are appearing, or have appeared, for the qualifying examination this year may also apply.
How to apply
Apply online on www.cee.kerala.gov.in before September 24. The application fee is Rs. 800 (Rs. 400 for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes). The fee can be remitted at any branch of the State Bank of Travancore by using the bank challan on the online application printout. The original challan signed by the bank authorities should be attached with the printout.
Candidates outside Kerala can pay the fee by a demand draft drawn on a nationalised bank in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable in Thiruvananthapuram. Candidates should take a printout of the online application and affix a self-attested passport-size photograph, identical to the one uploaded, to the space provided. Applications, along with documents, should be sent to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Buildings, 5th Floor, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001 by registered post or taken in person to reach there on or before September 25. The envelope containing the application should be super-scribed “APPLICATION FOR MCA COURSE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION – 2012.”
The candidates registered for the entrance test can download their admit card from www.cee.kerala.gov.in from October 3.
The entrance examination will be conducted in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode. The examination from 10 a.m. to noon will have 150 multiple-choice questions from degree-level Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, general knowledge, general English and fundamentals of computer awareness. Visit www.cee.kerala.gov.in for details.
The allotment will be done through a single-window system.