IIT, NIIT seats vacant, government to conduct spot counselling
New Delhi: As many as 73 seats are still lying vacant in various Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NIITs) and other government aided institutes after the end of the joint counselling process for candidates seeking admissions.
There are chances of government conducting a round of spot counselling to fill the left vacancies in various colleges.
Check out the list of vacant seats:
- As per reports, 73 vacancies are left in the IITs, including 38 seats in IIT-Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU)
- NIT-Surat still has 115 seats, while Jalandhar campus has 110 vacant seats
- Moreover, the Indian School of Mines (ISM)-Dhanbad, which recently came into the pretigious IIT family, is left with only 23 vacancies out of total 912 seats
Meanwhile, the much awaited bill regarding setting up six new Indian Institutes of Technology was also passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday, July 26.
Also, Human Resource Development minister, Prakash Javadekar, in a recent report said that the government has formed the High Education Financial Agency (HEFA) to upgrade the higher education infrastructure.
An HRD source has stated that the vacant seats are a part of state quota.