IITs to add 20% seats to get in more women
Monday, April 17, 2017, 12:01 PM
The IITs have decided to introduce a supernumerary quota for women from 2018 to improve the gender composition of their classrooms. The decision to introduce 20% additional seats, exclusively for women, was taken at a meeting of the JAB of the IITs. The implementation of this will be staggered over three years 14% additional seats in 2018, 17% in 2019, and 20% in 2020.