The sender had promised them help in getting admission in a B-Tech course in JU and provided a cell phone number in the text messages.
With around 227 seats in engineering at Jadavpur University (JU) remaining vacant even after the fourth round of counselling, questions have been raised regarding the deteriorating condition of the engineering courses and their prospects.
There are no takers for more than 50% of engineering seats in Bengal. Out of 36,000 seats, 19,000 remained empty after the final round of counselling.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Board has decided to conduct an enquiry after receiving complaints that many private engineering colleges are admitting students on the payment of huge amounts of money though they don’t have the desired qualification.
The WBJEE board has issued a merit list of 89,882 students, out of the total 1.05 lakh examinees in Engineering. The total number of engineering seats remains the same though a few private engineering colleges have withdrawn streams which have no demand.
The WBJEE board has published a merit list of 89,882 students of the total 1.05 lakh examinees in engineering. JEE counselling will start after the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) results are out.