While the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are arguably the most preferred choice for JEE Advanced qualified candidates, there are alternatives for the IITs.
Some of the top institutes in the country, including the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs), allow students to take JEE Advanced, qualified candidates to take admission to undergraduate and dual degree courses.
For IIT admission, after qualifying in JEE Advanced, candidates need to participate in the centralized counselling process held by JoSAA. Here is a list of institutes that admits JEE Advanced qualified students through institute-level counselling.
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore accepts students for the Bachelor of Science (IISc BS) programme through JEE Advanced. The institute recently launched a new course, BTech in Computing and Mathematics.
In addition to JEE Advanced, candidates can get admission to IISc’s BS course via the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel.
The top 15,000 JEE Advanced qualified candidates can apply for admission to integrated BS-MS courses offered by IISERs. Like IISc, the institute accepts candidates that qualify for the KVPY aptitude test. IISER conducts its own – the IISER Admission Test or IAT for admission through the State and Central Boards (SCB) channel.
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Thiruvananthapuram is another institute that accepts JEE Advanced scores. Students can apply for three courses – 4-year BTech in Aerospace Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering (Avionics), and 5-Year dual degree (BTech+ Master of Science/Master of Technology) – based on the JEE Advanced result.
Indian Institute of Petroleum also accepts JEE Advanced as the eligibility test for undergrad admissions. Candidates clearing JEE Advanced can apply for Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering programmes offered by the institute. The admission process commences after JEE Advanced results are out.
JEE Advanced qualified candidates can apply for admission to BTech and dual degree courses offered by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT).
The institute offers eight BTech programmes and two Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) programmes.