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Updated Details About HSEE 2020.

Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam (HSEE) is a national-level entrance exam organised by IIT Madras every year to select the  applicants before offering them admission in the five-year integrated Master of Arts (MA) full-time course taught by the college. The initial two years of the MA curriculum extended at IIT Madras are the corresponding. Nevertheless, after that the course forks into two branches– Integrated MA in Development Studies and Integrated MA in English Studies. The cumulative number of seats on presentation in IIT Madras’s MA course is 52 (each year). The exam takes place in two parts wherein Part A includes  multiple-choice questions and Part B includes subjective type questions. The candidates have to secure at least 60% score to qualify HSEE 2020, the qualifying marks for SC/ST/PwD is 55%.

HSEE Exam Highlights

Examination Name- Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE)

Conducting Body- Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Level of Examination- National Level

Mode of Examination- Partly (Offline and Online)

Examination Type- Undergraduate

Seats Awarded- 46 (23 seats each) year

Recent Updates

The filling and presenting the application form for HSEE 2020 closed on January 23, 2020. The HSEE 2020 application tracking window is now shut. The window for monitoring the application situation began on February 17, 2020, and the closing date to review the status was March 6, 2020. Applicants who have correctly applied during the application phase can download their respective HSEE admit cards which will be released two weeks before the entrance exam. A new date will be notified for HSEE 2020.

HSEE 2020: Important Dates

HSEE 2020 Exam Dates (Postponed): Check Admit Card & Other Exam Date

Last Date for submission of online application - 23-Jan-2020

Activation of Application Status on HSEE website - Started on 17-Feb-2020

Marking of Application Status from HSEE website - Ended on 6-Mar-2020

Issuance of HSEE Admit Card - Not updated.

Last date to claim HSEE Admit Card - Not updated.

HSEE Exam Date - Not Updated.

Declaration of HSEE Result - Not Updated.

Date to download offer letters for successful candidates - Not Updated. 

HSEE Eligibility Guidelines

Age Bar: General category applicants are suitable to apply for HSEE 2020 if they are born on or after October 1, 1995. SC/ST/PwD applicants are given age relaxation of 5 years. 

Qualifying Exam: Candidates reach the HSEE 2020 eligibility guidelines if they have completed any of the below-mentioned examinations with certain mentioned marks in 2018 or are appearing for them in 2020:

  • The concluding examination of the 10+2 education system, led by a Central or State Board affiliation by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination administered by a Board or University acknowledged by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Final examination of the two-year programme of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination administered by the National Institute of Open Schooling with at least five subjects.
  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country which is acknowledged as similar to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • HSC vocational exam.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) exam (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) standard.
  • High School Certificate test of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

The official website informs: “Candidates who have finished Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not designated above should present a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the conclusion that the examination they have relinquished is equivalent to the Class XII examination”. It moreover states, “In position, the Class XII examination is not a public exam, the applicant must have cleared at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination beforehand”.

To satisfy the eligibility criteria for the HSEE exam, applicants should have obtained at least 60% aggregate score in the qualifying exam if they are from the General or OBC section. On the other hand, SC, ST and PwD category applicants meet HSEE 2019 qualification criteria if they have got a minimum 55% marks in aggregate in the particular exam.

“Where only report grades are considered in the mark sheet, the applicant should get a certificate from the Board defining equivalent marks, and present it at the time of joining. In the event the applicant does not present such a certificate, the judgment of the HSEE admission committee concerning his/her eligibility shall be ultimate”, notifies the official website of IIT HSEE.

HSEE 2020: Admission Process

Step 1: Enrollment

 To complete the HSEE 2020 application, applicants will have to sign up on the official website of the test and click on “Apply Online” from the menu and follow the directions given on the site. The candidate has to enter all the information as per the guidance. The site will prompt to keep the data on the system when required. Once the applicant has registered the details such as name, email-ID and mobile number, the candidate will get a verification mail, which consists of the HSEE 2020 enrollment number and password.

Step 2: Complete the HSEE Application Form

Once the applicant has successfully listed him/herself, the candidate can choose the HSEE application form. The application method for IIT HSEE began from December 11, 2019 onwards. The application fee requires to be cleared through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/ Indian Bank challan. 

Step 3: Receive  HSEE Admit card

Once the candidate has successfully filled and submitted the HSEE application form, the candidate will have to download their particular HSEE admit card, which will be available online on the authentic website of HSEE which will be published two weeks before the exam. Applicants are informed that the university will not post the HSEE admit card via post or courier and can only get the admit card from the mentioned website.

Step 4: Appear for IIT HSEE 2020

The Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam (HSEE) is of 180 minutes duration and divided into two parts. HSEE Part I comprises objective type questions and Part II of IIT HSEE comprises a subjective question. Applicants are recommended to go through the exam pattern, evaluating scheme and syllabus of HSEE.

Step 5: Check HSEE Result

The HSEE 2020 results will be published on the official website of the exam page. A common rank list is published with names of applicants who have obtained at least 50% marks in the exam. Aside from this, separate HSEE merit lists are issued for all categories.

Step 6: Counselling

After the declaration of the HSEE 2020 results, the counselling and admission process will begin. The college will publish a merit list after the results have been published, where applicants who satisfy the qualifying cutoff scores, will be invited for counselling in Integrated MA course offered by IIT Madras.

Exam Centres

The 2020 HSEE exam centres are as discussed below. The HSEE exam is listed to be administered across 16 test cities.

HSEE Exam Centres 2020














New Delhi



The approved website informs: “A candidate has to give two alternatives for the city centre. If an adequate number of candidates is not possible at any of the above-listed cities, the same may be withdrawn, and the applicants will be designated a centre of the second option in the other town”.

Also, the university notifies that “application from a candidate for a change of city/town assigned to him/her will NOT be considered under any circumstances”.

HSEE 2020: Contact Information

The Chairman, HSEE

JEE Office,

IIT Madras


Fax: (044) 22578224

Email: hsee@iitm.ac.in

Official Website: http://hsee.iitm.ac.in/about.html

Phone Number: 044-22578220


IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.