Latest news on IIT entrance exam for abroad students (JEE & GATE) will be conducted from next year; foreign students can apply for undergraduate and post graduate courses in India.
Latest news on IIT exams
The exclusive news released on IIT examinations, Candidates who are looking for admission in IITs India can take a look at this Latest news on IIT exams. IITs for the first time planning to hold the entrance test in foreign countries (Singapore, UAE, Ethiopia and SAARC nations) next year. To selects the international talents for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in India. The official of HRD and External Affairs ministries has included eight countries to conducts the IITs entrance exam in their nations.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia in Africa, Singapore and Dubai has been going to hold the IIT entrance exam for abroad students from 2017. Till now the IIT exam was held to only to admit Indian nationals. Abroad students who are looking for the admission in Indian IITs are facing problems in getting admission in IITs. The foreign students can participate in the JEE/GATE exam in their countries. Students can take the tests from 2017. IIT-M Director had prepared a report on comprehensive system to attract international students to IITs.
Entrance exam is administrated by the IIT with the help of Indian missions in these countries; students will be selected based on this entrance exam. The application fee for the IITs for Foreign Students will also be more as the subsidised fee which Indians pay would not be applicable to them.
On Latest news on IIT exams, MEA giving facilities to the foreign students by providing research VISA for the duration of the programme rather than one year at a time. The entrance test will be held in 2017; the outreach programme for the exercise would begin from August this year and will be conducted in eight countries. ITT Mumbai has been asked to prepare the necessary information materials for outreach. A web portal may be created for this purpose. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be the nodal agency on behalf of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for these tests.
From next year, foreign students can participate in JEE and GATE exam abroad for admission in under graduate and post graduate courses in IITs, this will boost the International academic ranking in India. We know that JEE conducts in two stages i.e. JEE Main & JEE advanced for Engineering Courses In UG degree and GATE Examination is conducted for Post Graduate courses in Engineering and technology.