IIT holds live counselling for JEE rankers in city
As many as 190 participants joined an Open House Day and interactive session organised by the IIT Bhubaneswar for JEE Advanced 2017 rankers and prospective JEE students for 2018 at its Argul campus here on Sunday.
About 170 students took part in person and 20 through Skype or phone including students and guardians.
A question-and-answer session was also held in which students, parents from Odisha as well from other States took part. The Bhubaneswar SBI Chief Manager attended a special seminar and appraised the participants about various possible loan schemes available to prospective UG students and emphasised on the bank’s Vidyalakshmi scheme.
IIT Bhubaneswar Director Prof RV Rajakumar said special attention was paid to girl students. He further said girl students were also counselled by the JEE help desk team to fill as many choices as possible to maximise their chances of getting a seat in IITs. Extra supernumerary seats for girl students would start from 2018.
The IIT Bhubaneswar would also continue to conduct Reporting Centre (RC) activity for JEE Advanced 2017-qualified candidates at its campus, Argul by which the candidates allotted seats in any of the IITs can do their reporting, document verification at IIT Bhubaneswar. The dates of RC and counselling are announced on the website http://josaa.nic.in, informed Rajakumar.
Students and parents expressed happiness on the initiative of IIT Bhubaneswar in educating the students as well the parents on various technicalities in IIT education, JEE admission process and general queries on various programmes.
Among others, Student Affairs Dean Prof VR Pedireddi, Academic Affairs Dean Prof NC Sahoo and IITBBS, JEE Chairman Dr C Bhamidipati were present.
- State health dept to open small medical unit at office of State health directorate 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- Sachin Khokhar from dreaded Sunil Rathi gang shifted to Nainital jail 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- ‚ÄėLess defence products put factory staff in crisis‚Äô 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- Report on Rashtrapati Bhavan trees presented to Pranab 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- 2 persons blessed with vision from the eyes donated by Shantikunj resident 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- 4 members of inter-State swindling gang nabbed 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- 4-day All India Doubles Badminton tourney begins 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- Doon DM reviews developmental schemes progress 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- Dist health dept reports 4 new swine flu cases 27 Jul 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun
- Vyapam accused commits suicide 27 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | in Bhopal