JEE aspirants seek extra attempt at IIT Entrance 2022

JEE aspirants seek extra attempt at IIT Entrance 2022

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Several aspirants of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced have requested for an extra attempt to write the IIT entrance. The candidates in a letter to the Joint Admission Board (JAB) requested to allow them to appear in IIT entrance in 2022 as many could not appear in the entrance due to Covid pandemic.

In the letter, students made a plea to change the exam rules, as the preparation was hampered due to the pandemic situations. The aspirants from rural areas were mostly affected and they also raised the mental health issues which affected their preparation for IIT entrance. As per the rules, students are allowed to take two attempts including the year they have cleared the class 12 exam.

The students also raised their demands on social media- Twitter with the hashtags #JEEAdvancedExtraAttempt and #jeeadvanced3rdattempt.

Meanwhile, the fifth round of JoSAA counselling is ongoing for the candidates who have cleared the JEE Advanced 2021. JEE Advanced result was earlier announced on October 15, a total of 41,862 students qualified the IIT entrance successfully. Mridul Agarwal topped the JEE Advanced this year, followed by Kavya Chopra who is the female topper.

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