IIT Admission 2020: Admissions to the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) begin today with the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) releasing the first seat allotment list at 10am.

The total intake capacity across 23 IITs this year has gone up by almost 2,500 seats. From 13,583 last year, the intake capacity stands at 16,053 this year. In 2018, the intake capacity across IITs stood at 11,279.

HT had previously reported about changes to the admissions process this year by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). In a statement released on the official website, JoSAA has stated that there will be only six rounds of seat allotment conducted in 2020 as opposed to seven rounds conducted in the past three years.

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