Chennai: The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Tuesday said major part of the entrance exam to its five year integrated Master of Arts (MA) programme would be held online.
“For the fist time, the first part of the examination (objective type) for the all India entrance exam, called Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exmaination, (HSEE), will be held online,” a release from IIT-M deputy registrar Lt Col (Retd) Jayakumar said.
The duration of the exam would be two and a half hours, the release said, adding this MA programme for students after Standard 12 in — English, Economics and Development Studies — was available only at IIT-M.
IIT-M had introduced a new “online assisted mode” in the application pattern. This would enable the aspirants to submit filled-in application forms and fee at designated branches of Indian Bank and Union Bank, which would send it to IIT-M.
Last date for submitting application was 4 April, the release said and added that details could be had on hsee.iitm.ac.in, it said.