Cover Story: Sprouted in Fire, does not Wither away in the Sun!  |  Leadership Instincts: Online education for tribals  |  Teacher Insights: Online STEM Learning Effective  |  Teacher Insights: Tool Converts Maths into Pictures  |  Teacher Insights: Class Groupings Affect Self Confidence  |  Teacher Insights: Social Media as Learning Tool  |  Teacher Insights: Creativity is Motivation  |  Parent Interventions: 'Morning sickness' is misleading and inaccurate  |  Parent Interventions: Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents  |  Parent Interventions: Children's National Hospital's quality initiative changes at NICU  |  Parent Interventions: Child Feeding Guide helps mums   |  Leadership Instincts: Successful implementation of Digital India Programme  |  Education Information: UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) 2020 Examination Notification  |  Policy Indications: ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ to strengthen scientific research mechanism  |  International Edu News: The University of Glasgow gets a £1m award from the Wolfson Foundation  |  
June 13, 2018 Wednesday 03:12:17 PM IST

IIT Delhi To Hold Session For Women JEE Qualifiers

Policy Indications

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi will hold an Open Day session on June 17 for all women candidates who have cleared the Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced), it was announced on Tuesday.

The Open Day is aimed at providing counselling to the students about the courses they should pursue and their career choices.

"Girls who have qualified in JEE... My hearty congratulations. Please attend this special event," IIT Delhi Director V. Ramgopal Rao said.

The session will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the institute's Lecture Hall Complex.


"All girls who have qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2018 are invited to join us at IIT Delhi, to discuss (with faculty and current students), their choices of branch/institute during the counselling process and find out more about how life is for women at IIT in general and IIT Delhi in particular," the invitation said.

In the results announced on Sunday, a total of 2,076 women qualified the JEE (Advanced) to become eligible for taking admission in 23 IITs of the country.

This is also the first time that about 500 super-numerary (over and above the total) seats were being reserved across these institutions for women to narrow the gender gap.

A total of 1,55,158 candidates had taken the exam out of which over 18,000 qualified.


(Indebted to various sources)


Comments