IIT-JEE 2013: IIT-B students, alumni against 2-tier exam systemEditorial Team563|7Last Updated:10:28 am, July 27, 2012
IIT-Bombay (IIT-B) may have accepted the Common Entrance Test (CET) on certain conditions, but students and faculty are against it.
IIT Bombay has accepted the common entrance test (CET) on certain conditions which includes short listing candidates, the students and faculty members of the institute are against the decision.
The institute has decided to shortlist candidates from 1.50 lakh to 50,000.
A survey revealed that about 1,800 respondents from the alumni, students and faculty members of IIT-Bombay are against the decision. It has been found that around 78% of respondents voted against the two-tier system.
The poll conducted by the IIT-B Alumni Association (IITBAA) has revealed that most of them were against the proposed JEE reforms structure.
Around 93% of the respondents felt that the move would undermine the autonomy of IITs. About 50% of the respondents had a problem with both the solutions proposed and with the process followed in getting there. Around 78% felt that IIT-B should conduct their own test.
Majority about the respondents believe that that scrapping the current JEE format can affect the reputation of the institute.
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