IIT aspirants beware of fraudulent calls

In the wake of some engineering aspirants receiving fraudulent calls, as a precautionary measure the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced Unit released an announcement on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, stating that candidates should be cautious of such calls.   

The Unit said that some students had called their respective Zonal IITs, informing them that they had received a call from IIT Guwahati, the organising institute of this year’s JEE Advanced, asking for some details and they revealed it to them. Though the calls have not caused any trouble so far, the announcement will help the students stay on alert. 

They released the notification so that students are aware that the organising institute or even the zonal IITs for that matter will not call students seeking information.

KV Krishna, Chairman, JEE Advanced 2016, said, “We want students to be aware. They are already logged on our websites, if we require anything, we will share the information through their accounts.”

He added, “We don’t want the students to be at a loss. If need be, we will ask for it.”