National Institute of Technology accepts CETEditorial Team1186|1Last Updated:05:51 pm, July 04, 2012
National Institute of Technology (NITs) has accepted the controversial common entrance test (CET) for admission to it's undergraduate programme from 2013.
According to sources, the new format will give 40 per cent weightage to board results and 60 per cent weightage to the main exam for preparing the merit list. The students seeking admission to the institutes will not have to appear for the advance test.
The weightage for the board results will be given after the marks being normalised. NIT directors will take decisions regarding the normalisation process of marks.
Earlier the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and the Union government had agreed to the new format of the IIT entrance examination which was decided at a meeting between the HRD ministry and Joint Admission Board (JAB).
The new format of IIT-JEE will be implemented from 2013.
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