New Delhi: After successfully holding the
All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) online on a
pilot scale this year, CBSE has decided to conduct the exam in
this format next year in 22 identified cities from May 7 to
Examinations in 65 other centres including a few in
abroad will, however, be held on the pen and paper format on
April 29, said a CBSE official.
"Examinees who will appear in online examination will be
given a concession of Rs 150 to Rs 300 in examination fees,"
the official said.
To acquaint the candidates wishing to appear in the
cities notified for online examination, a mock test software
will also be uploaded on the CBSE website in December for the
purpose of practice, he said.
Cities holding the examination in the online format
include Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Noida, Bhopal, Kolkata,
Vishakhapatnam, Mumbai, Allahabad, Delhi/NCR except Faridabad,
Jaipur, Chennai, Bangaluru and Lucknow.
To provide wider availability of application forms, CBSE
has also decided to accept applications for examination
through online mode only and no physical form will
be sold, said a statement.
The fee will be accepted through credit or debit cards or
through demand drafts.
To facilitate the students for filling online
applications, a facilitation centre will be opened in the
cities from where physical forms were being sold in past,
the statement said.