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528 B.Tech Seats to be Added in IITs From 2017

October 26th, 2016 Leave a comment Go to comments


From 2017, IITs to increase 5 % seats for students – IIT Council Approved to Increase 500 Seats in IITs

500 B.Tech Seats to be Added in IITs From 2017 Good News for All Students who are aspiring for Admission to B.E. / B.Tech Engineering Programs offered in Indian Premier Institutes Like Indian Institutes of Technology IITs as the IIT Council and Joint Admission Board of IITs had Decided to Increase the Number of Seats in IITs, As Per the Decision Taken by Officials 5% of B.Tech Seats in Various IITs will be increased from this Academic Year 2017 – 2018. A Total of 72,000 Students has been Studying in IITs in All Courses including B.Tech, M.Tech and Phd All Years Ministry of Human Resource Development is Planning to Increase Number of Seats to One Lakh by 2020. MHRD Minister Lead IIT Council had Passed a Resolutions on 23rd October to Increase 5% Seats in IITs.

Joint Admission Council of IITs and IIT Madras which organizes JEE Advanced 2017 Entrance Exam had increased the Number of JEE Main Eligible Students to Apply for JEE Advanced 2017 Entrance Exam for this sake IITs are Planning to Bring More Seats in Various IITs. As on Now a Total of 10,572 B.Tech Seats are Available in 23 IITs. After Government of India and MHRD Approval IIT Council is Planning to increase B.Tech Seats IITs to 14,000. For This Year 4 New IITs will Start Functioning which will add 420 Seats to the Existing Seats List.

Official Sources form IITs Says that the Zonal IITs Like IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur and IIT Roorkee contains Seats between 827- 1341. where as 10 IITs Still Contains Seats from 90 – 200. Because of Maximum number of B.Tech Seats in Zonal IITs All theses Zoanl IITs are Planning to Increase M.Tech and Phd Seats. After Recommendations Various IITs had Send a Proposal to Increase their B.Tech Seats as Per the Infrastructure Available.

Given below are the Details of IIT wise Total Seats Available Currently and Proposed New Seats which will be approved.

  1. IIT Hyderabad – 240 – 40
  2. IIT Bhubaneswar – 260 – 90
  3. IIT Mandi – 150 – 50
  4. IIT Patna – 200 – 25
  5. IIT Ropar – 155 – 105
  6. IIT Jammu – 90 – 30


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