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JEE Mains 2023: For admission in IIT, it is mandatory for students to have 75% marks in 12th. If the number is less than this in intermediate, then the admission of students will not be done in IIT. The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition challenging the 75 per cent mandatory eligibility criteria for admission to IITs.
The Supreme Court dismissed the petition filed by Chandan Kumar and others against the eligibility criteria of 75 percent marks in the 12th board examination for admission to IITs. A vacation bench of Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice KV Vishwanathan said that this condition was there earlier as well and it was not inclined to interfere in the matter.
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The court said that this is a matter related to education and this issue should be left to the experts. The counsel appearing for the petitioners said that students were given relaxation during the Covid-19 pandemic and the same students now have more chances to clear the exam for admission in prestigious engineering institutes.
He has scored more than 98 percentile in the Joint Entrance Examination JEE Main. They are brilliant students. Please allow them. The counsel submitted in his plea that the applicant has secured 92 per cent marks in JEE Mains and is eligible to appear in JEE Advanced.
According to the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advance brochure released this year, it is mandatory for candidates to obtain at least 75 percent marks in the 12th board examination for admission to IITs. In another case, the Bombay High Court refused to grant relief to an 18-year-old youth who failed to submit the online form for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced due to a technical glitch.