New Delhi: An online
entrance exam for engineering aspirants will be held by the
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 22 cities next
year, an official statement said Tuesday.
After the success of pilot project for online exam of the All
India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE), the online exam will be
held in 22 cities May 7-25, 2012. The regular pen and paper exams
will be held at the remaining centres, the human resource
development ministry statement said.
A concession of Rs.150 to Rs.300 in examination fees will also be
given to the students who chose online examination. A mock test
software will also be uploaded on CBSE website in December for the
purpose of practice by the examinees.
The cities where the online tests will be held are Hyderabad,
Trivandrum, Noida, Vijaywada, Bhopal, Kolkata, Vishakhapatnam,
Mumbai, Allahabad, Chandigarh/ Mohali/ Pachkula, Jalandhar,
Bhubaneshwar, Delhi/NCR except Faridabad, Jaipur, Kota, Ahmedabad,
Chennai, Nagpur, Bangalore, Dehradun, Eranakulam and Lucknow.