The results of the first ever Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main Examination 2013 will be announced today i.e. on May 7. As many as 1.4 million candidates are awaiting their JEE results.
JEE Main 2013 was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) across 81 cities including four cities abroad - Bahrain, Dubai, Riyadh and Muscat.
The JEE is a gateway for students aspiring to seek admissions to Bachelors in Engineering, B.Tech. and Architecture courses at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Delhi Technological University, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).
In 2013, there are 9647 undergraduate seats in 15 IITs, IT-BHU and ISM Dhanbad while the number of undergraduate seats in the 30 NITs of the country is 15678 including the seats in the new ones.
JEE Mains has replaced AIEEE and JEE Advanced has replaced IIT JEE - which will be conducted by the IITs. Only top 1, 50,000 students will take up JEE (Advanced) scheduled for June 2, 2013.