Decision on new IIT test pattern soon

Decision on new IIT test pattern soon

The Joint Admission Board of the Indian Institutes of Technology held a meeting on Saturday here ahead of the state education ministers’ conference next week, where a final call is likely to be taken on holding a pan-India test.

IIT members discussed the modalities of the common entrance test at the meeting. The pan-India test has already been approved by the IIT council.

The test, to be known as ‘Indian Science Engineering Eligibility Test’, will be held in May next year. The issue will be placed before the state education ministers’ conference on February 22.

CBSE may conduct ISEET-2013, while an ‘academic group’ will oversee the entire test guided by the director of IIT-Kanpur.

The process of transferring school board results data to ISEET will be worked out, a source said.