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Open House Day and Interactive Session with IIT Rankers and Aspirants at IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Bhubaneswar successfully organized Open House Day and interactive session for JEE Advanced 2017 rankers and prospective JEE Students for year 2018, in person and also through Skype webcast, as well as through telephone, on 18th June 2017. About 190 participants (break up: 170 in-person, 20 live through skype/phone - including students and parents/guardians) participated in the Live Counselling session.

Welcomed by Prof. V. R. Pedireddi, Dean-Student Affairs, the live counselling session was started with in depth details of IIT education in general by Prof. R. V. Rajakumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar, followed by introduction of programs of study by Prof. N. C. Sahoo, Dean-Academic Affairs and presentation on general procedures to be followed for Admission in to IITs by Dr. C. Bhamidipati, Chairman JEE at IITBBS. Like in 2016, IIT Bhubaneswar would continue to conduct Reporting Centre (RC) activity for JEE Advanced 2017 qualified candidates at its campus, Argul. Candidates allotted seats in any of the IITs can do their reporting, document verification at IIT Bhubaneswar. The dates of Reporting Centre and Counselling are announced on the website: http://josaa.nic.in.


A special seminar addressed by Mrs. Satpathy, Chief Manager, SBI, Bhubaneswar appraised the audience about various possible loan schemes available to prospective UG students, with special emphasis on Vidyalakshmi Scheme.

The Q & A session which followed the seminars was highly interactive with active participation of students/parents/guardians from Odisha, as well from other states and Live through all over India. The questions raised by participants were answered by the Panel members and the Director. Special attention was paid to female students and informed that extra supernumerary seats for girl students will start from year 2018. The girl students were also counselled by the JEE help desk team to fill as many choices as possible to maximize their chances of getting a seat in IITs.

The participating parents/students expressed happiness on the initiative of IIT Bhubaneswar in educating the students as well the parents on various technicalities in IIT Education, JEE Admission Process and general queries on various programs.

For more information, please visit our homepage at: http://www.iitbbs.ac.in and/or write to jeew.helpdesk@iitbbs.ac.in