Now it is clear that there is reservation of 27% seats for OBC candidates at IITs. General category candidates of IIT JEE should not worry about seat reduction for general category. There will be no reduction in seat for general category.
The extra seat will be created at each IITs to meat 27% OBC reservation requirement. There will be meeting of IITs Directors today to discuses how to implement the reservation.
Today “There are several issues to be discussed. But the main issue is to chalk out a strategy to implement the OBC reservation,” IIT Delhi Director Prof Surendra Prasad said.
Total number of seat of IIT JEE may be 5000 this year. Previous year it was around 4000 seats. Nearly 3.2 lakh students appeared in the IIT entrance test on April 13. The results would be announced in the last week of May after which counseling for admissions would start. There is possibilities that some new IITs will be introduced in this year