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Massive Jump: All 23 IITs have hiked total seats by 20% to 16,053 for AY 2020-21

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New Delhi, 06 October 2020: Good news for aspirants who are dreaming to crack a seat in IITs. All the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology have hiked the seat capacity by 20% to 16,053 for the Academic Year (BTech Programmes) 2020-21.

This year there are a total of 16,053 seats in 23 IITs for JEE Advanced candidates, says V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi.

Last Academic Year, the total intake capacity of IITs in all BTech Programmes was 13,376. This year, IITs are offering 16,053 seats, more than 2,677 seats compared to previous year.

Intake Capacity of IITs (BTech Programmes)

Year                   Seats

2020-21                16053

2019-20                13376

2018-19                12079

IITs see massive jump in the seats for BTech coursed due to the implementation of 10% reservation for EWS.

Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Delhi, the organizing institute of JEE Advanced 2020 Test, declared results of the Test today (05 October 2020).  A total of 43,204 candidates have qualified JEE (Advanced) 2020. Of the total qualified candidates, 6,707 are females. 36,497 candidates are males, which is 84.5% of total qualified candidates.

A total number of 1,50,838 candidates appeared in both papers 1 and 2 in JEE (Advanced) 2020.

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2020 counselling:

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2020 counselling process will commence from today 06 October 2020. JoSAA will manage and regulate the joint seat allocation for admissions to 111 institutes for the academic year 2020-21. This includes 23 IITs,  31 NITs, IIEST Shibpur, 26 IIITs and 29 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs). Admission to all the academic programs offered by these Institutes will be made through a single platform.

JoSAA 2020 will open for online registration for the eligible candidates from 06 October 2020. The Results of the First Round of Seat Allocation will be declared on 17 October 2020.

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