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JEE Main: 75% Marks in Class 12th Not Mandatory for NIT, IIIT and GFTI Admission 2021

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: January 19, 2021 | JEE Main

After the HRD Minister announced the relaxation of mandatory 75% criteria in Class 12th for admission in IITs, the same relaxation has been announced for admission in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.

75% Criteria in Class 12th Exams Not Mandatory for NIT and CFTI Admission 2021

Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the relaxation of 75% criteria for admission in IITs, and the announcement has been made on mandatory 75% criteria for admission in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The eligibility has been relaxed and 75% of marks in Class 12th not mandatory for admission in NITs, IIITs & GFTIs.  The relaxation was given in 2020, and the same has been implemented for 2021.

NIT, IIIT and GFTI Eligibility Criteria 2021

Union HRD Minister – Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishak announced that the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has relaxed the admission rules for NITs, IIITs and Centrally-Funded Technical Institutes. According to the new rules, 75% in Class 12th exams is not mandatory to get admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. The candidates who have passed Class 12th with minimum qualifying marks can get admission in these institutes. However, the candidates must have a valid percentile in JEE Main to be eligible for the JoSAA counselling process.

Considering the difficult situations due to Covid-19, CSAB has relaxed the admission rules for NITs and CFTIs. Candidates must note that these rules will be applicable only for the academic session 2021-22

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