23 Jun

  • By Sachin Jha
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The IITs have announced the one year preparatory course for SC/ST and PD candidates who have not qualified.

Students shortlisted for this course must successfully complete it to join the B.Tech courses at the IITs. The Preparatory Courses is a one year residential programmes and as the name suggests prepares the students to be eligible for the B.Tech or Dual Degree Courses at the IITs.

  • Every year around 30 to 40 candidates from the non-qualified candidates from the ranking order of JEE are taken in this programme.
  • Physically Disabled (PD) candidates are also eligible to undergo the preparatory course.
  • The Joint Admission Committee (JAB) will take the admission decision after candidates successfully complete the preparatory course.
  • The IIT Preparatory Course comprises of courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English for two semesters after which the candidates are evaluated.
  • The Candidates who successfully pass those semesters are thereafter allowed admissions to the vacancies pertaining to SC/ST for the particular year.
  • Students may note that the IIT Preparatory course is residential.
  • All students who take admissions in this are eligible for all concessions on par with the regular students during admissions to the degree engineering courses

IIT Preparatory Centres: 

Preparatory Classes to be held atCentre allotted for IIT preparatory course
IIT RoorkeeIIT Roorkee
IIT Delhi
IIT Mandi
IIT GuwahatiIIT Guwahati
IIT KharagpurIIT Kharagpur
IIT Bhubaneshwar
IIT Patna
IIT MadrasIIT Madras
IIT Bombay
IIT Hyderabad
IIT Gandhinagar
IIT(BHU) VaranasiIIT (BHU)Varanasi
IIT Kanpur
IIT Jodhpur

Students may join the seats they were originally allotted after successfully completing the course.

1 Comment

  • Sushma June 24, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    Can I know the minimum qualifying marks for preparatory course for st candidates for the year 2012-2013…
    Warm regards…

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