JEE Advanced has dropped GST on its registration

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“What to do now? How to revise? Which books to study? How to manage my time?”

With almost a few days in your hand for the final examinations, lots of questions must be bothering you. We know you have enough to deal with and that’s why we are here with a piece of GOOD NEWS!

Yes, you heard it right!

The latest update from the JEE official sources confirmed that “Students who are appearing for JEE Advanced this year will no longer have to pay Goods and Service Tax (GST) at the time of registration.”

Picture Source: The Economic Times

Since its implementation, GST has been a continuous controversial affair. With JEE examination too, the existing examination fees was raised by around Rs 500 per student (added GST along with a fee hike).

Students complained about this substantial hike in the fees and hence the GST council decided to withdraw it on examination charges.

..     ……               ………..               (Till last year)                          (Earlier this year)                       (Now)

Female Candidates                    1200                                            1300+GST                                  1300

SC, ST, Differently-abled           1200                                           1300+GST                                  1300

General Candidates                    2400                                            2600+GST                                 2600

Results for JEE Main will be declared on 30 April 2018. The top 2.24 lakh candidates who will clear Mains will be eligible for JEE Advanced, to be conducted on May 20, 2018.

Source: HT

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