In a relief to students amid coronavirus outbreak, the Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today announced some relaxations for admissions in Indian Institutes of Technology.

The students clearing Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) will be eligible for admission in the Indian Institutes of Technology, irrespective of their marks in class 12 board examination.

“Qualified candidates who have passed class XII examinations will now be eligible for admissions irrespective of marks obtained,” the minister said in a series of tweets.

Read more at Livemint