IIT-JEE Counseling : Supreme Court vacates stay on counselling and admission process


NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court of India on Monday vacated the stay and gave go ahead for conducting counselling of IIT-JEE across the country. The decision has come over the award of bonus marks to aspirants who were appeared for (JEE) the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) in 2017.

The students/candidates who took the IIT-JEE Advanced 2017 exam got 11 bonus marks for three ambiguous questions.
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, paper 1 and paper 2 were conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on May 21 in which around
1.7 Lakh students were appeared for the IIT JEE Advanced 2017 exam.

Important Points:
1. Attorney General K K Venugopal ( IITs), says such situation will not arise in future.
2. Give undertaking that such mistakes will not recur and no situation to award bonus marks will arise.
3. SC asks high courts not to interfere in petitions regarding counselling and admission to avoid any confusion