India announces IIT entrance test for Lankan students

New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 : The Indian Government has decided to hold Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 at D.

S. Senanayake College, Colombo on May 21 for admission of meritorious Sri Lankan students for the academic session 2017-18, High Commission of India, Colombo announced.

Sri Lankan students aspiring for IIT admission can apply online along with successful Indian students who have cleared IIT JEE (Main), a screening test from which Sri Lankan students are exempted.

Online application for IIT JEE (Advanced) can be submitted from April 28 to May 02. Students, who have cleared GCE 'A' level, have been advised to log on to and online submission of applications and further details in this regard.

The courses offered in 23 IITs in India include - 4 year Bachelor Degree (B.Tech, B.S., B.Pharm), 5-year B.Arch, 5-year Dual Degree-B.Tech-M.Tech, B.S.-M.S.

and 5-year Integrated Masters (M.Tech, M.Sc., M.Pharm)..

Source: ANI