CBSE and IITs held a single entrance examination for admission

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) New Delhi, and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have given assurance to the HRD (Human Resource Development) Ministry’s decision for combining All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) and Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) into one. As such, both AIEEE and JEE will be merged into one common entrance test from the academic session commencing from 2013.

The Ministry of HRD will conduct a meeting with the Council of Indian Institute of Technology, expectedly in the month of February for finalize the merger of AIEEE and IIT-JEE. As per sources, IITs have agreed to stand by the decision of the Ministry to hold a single entrance examination for admission into engineering colleges across India. Confirming the news, an IIT Director said that this major step will help in enrolling the best of the engineering brains on the rolls of these esteemed colleges.

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