20 percent Reservation for female students at IITs

20% Reservation for female students at IITs.

20 percent Reservation for female students at IITs


Reservation for female students at IITs, yes it's true.The reservation for female aspirants in IITs is going to be real from 2017. The Indian Central gov. has formed a committee to increase the participation of girl students to one of the best Engineering Institutes of India I.e Indian Institute of Technology(IITs).

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) panel has recommended the reservation for female students to increase the number of female students in the engineering institutes.

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The newspaper said that the committee has suggested giving  20% reservation seats for female students out of the total number of seats available in IITs. However, the reservation will be in the role for eight years or until the time the girls get 20 percent participation in IITs.

The source said that 20 percent seats will be filled only by the female students for which they have to appear and qualify the JEE-Advanced entrance exam 2017. Also, they should be in the top 20 percentile in their board exams result in 2017.


The proposal of the IIT committee will be presented at the meeting of the Joint admission board (JAB), JAB has the power to take the final decision on the reservation for girls.

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The committee will also represent the certain other recommendations at school level(10+2). The board is concerned by the decrease in the number of girl students entering IITs, the JAB has a road map to explore ways to increase their enrolment of girls candidates in IITs.

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Indian Institutes of Technology set a goal to admit 1 lakh students in IIT campus till 2020.
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