Higher Cut-Off in Marks for Students of Andhra Pradesh to Join Advanced JEE

Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal students may face a tougher situation than other state students to get eligible for advanced Joint Entrance Examination due to higher cut-off marks. Students from these states who are studying 12th standard in CBSE and ICSE too are at unfavourable situation.

Students who belong to states of Haryana, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat may not face such harder time due to the lower cut-off marks.

According to Council of Boards of Secondary Education (CoBSE), to remain in top 20 percentile list, AP students must secure 87.2% marks in Intermediate exams whereas for Tamil Nadu it is 78.17%.

Cut-off percentage marks for CBSE students of Andhra Pradesh is higher i.e (77.8%) compared to other states. Cut-off marks for the Meghalaya students are the lowest of all states at 49.40%.

Marks in 10+2 Board exams are also to be given 40% weightage in AIEEE ranks. 1,50,000 top rankers of JEE (Main) are eligible to appear for Advanced JEE to get admissions into the Indian Institutes of Technology(IIT).

Source: Deccan Chronicle