OverviewForum for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (FIITJEE) is a very well-known reputed coaching institute offering training programs for students, including ones for the economically weaker sections of society, for preparing for competitive exams, such as entrance exams to IITs, Olympiads, etc. They have centres across India, including in Mumbai, Delhi (refer to the main admissions office address provided at the end of this article, Chennai, Hyderabad, etc.
Currently, the approximate cost of taking up a full-time course at any IIT in India is about Rs.14 lakhs. This could be for an undergraduate course of four years, while for a five-year integrated course the cost could go up even more. For most students, it is thus a distant dream even if their academic scores are high and they can sail through the JEE exams. FIITJEE provides a unique opportunity to 10 students to win a scholarship and avail of getting a free education at an IIT. Who knows? One day you may be on the faculty team at FIITJEE!
Those who have the potential to become a top-ranked student in JEE Main/JEE Advanced should definitely appear for the FIITJEE IIT Genius Test. Others who could appear are –
Who can apply The IIT Genius Test is for students presently in Class 8, 9, 10 and 11 and will soon be going to Class 9, 10, 11 and 12 and are aspiring for JEE Advanced 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019 respectively.
Scholarship & Award Features The ten students from each of Class 8, 9, 10 and 11 will be bestowed with the title of 'IIT Genius'. These students will get their education at IITs sponsored by FIITJEE. The scholarship covers all institutional expenses, including the hostel fee, tuition fee, fee for books and other reasonable expenses of approximately Rs.5,000/- per month.
The selection of the ten students will be based on the IIT Genius Test, followed by an interview.
About the Test The registration fee is as follows –
Note: If applying offline, the FIITJEE student has to submit a photocopy of the FIITJEE Identity Card / Proof of Enrolment along with the Paper Application Form. If applying online, the FIITJEE students must add the Enrolment Number to their Online Account using the Enrolment Number & web access code.
Schedule & format of testFor students currently in Class VIII, IX, X & XI, the test is objective type. It includes two papers:
Check out the information brochure (this is also available online at the website) for details of the syllabi.
How to registerYou can register in online or offline mode:
Alternatively, you can send your application by post/courier along with a DD/Pay Order with two passport size photos & a copy of your Aadhaar Card to the nearest FIITJEE Centre. You will then receive your hall ticket via email. The DD/Pay Order should be in favour of FIITJEE LTD. Open Test, Aptitude Test etc. A/C, payable at respective locations mentioned against the list of Test Centres given in the information booklet.
Note: You should check the terms and conditions in the information brochure which you can collect from your nearest FIITJEE Centre.
Contact informationFIITJEE House,
29A, Kalu Sarai, near Hauz Khas Metro Station,
Vijay Mandal Enclave,
New Delhi - 110016
Toll-free number: 1800-114242.
Best of luck!
[Note to students: Details in this article have been mainly sourced from a print advt. in Hindustan Times, 7th January 2018, page 3. Students are advised to check out the official FIITJEE site and read terms and conditions, as well as go through the information brochure before registration.]
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