Engineering BE/B.Tech admissions to 36,268 will be through JoSAA and to 3,185 through JAC Delhi. Whereas the former is for IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs, the latter is for four largest engineering institutes in Delhi – DTU, NSIT, IIITD, IGDTUW.

JAC Delhi 2017 was supposed to start June 8, 2017 but has been delayed. JoSAA Counselling 2017, on the other hand, has come on time as was expected.

Counselling registrations at josaa.nic.in start from June 15, 2017, 10 AM. Candidates can fill choices of engineering colleges and branches. Five days after that the counselling authority will display a mock seat allotment result. A second mock allotment result will be displayed on June 23, 2017. on June 26, 2017, choice filling ends officially and on June 28, 2017, first seat allotment result will be announced. Candidates can check JoSAA Cut Off 2017 to know opening and closing ranks for IITs, NITs, IIITs, GFTIs.

Jacdelhi.nic.in will host registration for JAC Delhi Counselling 2017 from June 12, 2017. Delhi Technological University has 14 engineering streams, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women offers 4, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi offers 5, and Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology has 7.

Engineering aspirants across the country have appeared for various engineering entrance exams. The JEE Main held by CBSE was held at national level, taken by lakhs of candidates. Scores of CBSE JEE Main is accepted by a large number of engineering colleges, and it also serves the purpose of being an eligibility test for JEE Advanced held by IITs.

DTU is discontinuing Electrical and Electronics (EEE) branch, seats of which are being merged with EE. 85% seats in JAC Delhi are reserved for Delhi region candidates.

There are more than 15 lakh undergraduate engineering seats in India. A quick back of the napkin calculation shows that number of aspirants is less than the number of seats.

Even then many students do not get admission. This happens for two reasons. One, student is sparsely informed; he does not know options available. Two, higher aspirations.

In the event that a student is not getting admission in college or branch of choice, is it right to drop a year? Education experts have long debated on this topic, and many believe that dropping is okay if you are mentally prepared for it. A drop year is usually more tiresome than a year where a student has been attending school and preparing for entrance exams. Many are unable to handle this pressure.

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