T Ramasami Committee on reforms in IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) has given report. The preview of report suggest to have a single entrance examination for admission to engineering course.
Decision has not been taken to implement it. It is decided that public opinion will be taken before implementation of IIT reform committee suggestion, for this IIT panel has decided t create a new website for collecting public views.
Till now IIT Council decision for this implementation is yet to come as a part of engineering entrance examination that would also be for admission to non-IIT engineering colleges.
Few IIT directors have raised queries about the methods suggested by Ramasami. Since 2008, Ramasami Committee is the fourth attempt to reform JEE. The other Committee for IIT reforms are :[ad#Adsense 468]
1. First was an internal committee under V G Idichandy of IIT-Madras. He suggested scrapping of JEE, and considering Standard XII marks for IIT admission.
2. In October 2009, IIT Council suggested increasing eligibility cutoff from the existing 60% to 80% in Standard XII.
3. Committee of secretaries of department of science & technology, department of bio-technology and department of science and industrial research was set up to suggest IIT-JEE reforms.
4. Acharya Committee of four IIT directors to suggest JEE reforms. It submitted an interim report for admission, based on weighted sum of normalized Standard XII marks along with proposed SAT-like examination. It was rejected by most stakeholders like IIT faculty, state board chiefs etc.
Hope what would be the faith of this committee reform suggestion. Put your opinion so that it could reach to IIT panel.