“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.