convo-dayAll IITs to have online counseling

Times of India (September 30, 2020)

KOLKATA: Students who qualify for admission to the 1,341 seats at IIT Kharagpur will not have to visit the institute for counselling, unlike previous years. They will be given a login ID that will help them participate in online counselling from wherever they are located.

All IITs will follow a detailed online admission process this year for which a series of meetings are on and rules are being framed and announced by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2020, which is responsible for virtually hand-holding candidates till the admissions are over.

The last hurdle is, however, yet to be over. Till last year, at the counselling stage, students would visit the campuses with their original documents for verification. It was only after faculty members met them and checked their documents did they get the green signal for admission. (Read More)