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Panel recommends quota for girl students in IITs

  • A panel has recommended reservation for girl students in IITs to address the issue of slump in number of female students entering prestigious institutes.
  • The committee is learnt to have suggested creating up to 20 per cent supernumerary seats for girls out of the total number of seats.
  • Concerned by the slump in number of girl students entering IITs, the Joint Admission Board (JAB) has set up a panel under the chairmanship of professor Timothy Gonsalves to find ways to rectify the situation in the institutes.
  • The number of seats for male candidates will not be affected and this will help IITs achieve the 1 lakh target by 2020.
  • Also, only candidates who have already qualified in JEE-Advanced will be considered.

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