WHAT IS MEANT BY FIITJEE ?
FIITJEE is the Forum for IIT-JEE. It is premier Institute giving preperartions for IIT-JEE and other Engineering Entrance Examinations. Started in Delhi in the Year 1992, It is Presently in almost all state capitals (More than 50 cities) across the country.
DOES FIITJEE GIVE COACHING ONLY TO IIT-JEE OR HOW IS FIITJEE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER INSTITUTES ?
- Even though the FIITJEE Programs speak about JEE ( Main & Advanced) Coaching the preparations are given comprehensively for other competitive Exams also like NTSE, Olympiads, KVPY and also Engineering Entrance Exams like BITSAT etc. FIITJEE’s USUQ program prepares students for SAT, SAT II and AP (For Admission in US Universities).
- FIITJEE has a unique pattern of selecting the students through Admission Test & selected student are given a personalized coaching(Individual Attention) at each and every point of time.
- FIITJEE Also has permanent faculty members fully trained & also dedicated to train the students effectively in all the subjects.
- The study material of FIITJEE is patternt proof i.e. students are prepared for JEE (Main & Advanced) irrespective of any type of pattern.
- FIITJEE, on the basis of performance in the class exams assigns a Success potential Index (SPI) which helps the student to improve his level.
- Even after completion of coaching, rank improvement programs are conducted to improve the student to get a better rank.
- FIITJEE ‘s Integrated school programs are the first of its kind and is a revolution in education. It prepares the student for competitive exam within the school schedule along with extra curricular activities and sports.
- Moreover FIITJEE has consistent & excellent results in all competitive exams.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE TO JOIN FIITJEE PROGRAMS ?
Students who are willing to join have to appear for an admission test conducted by FIITJEE. Based on the performance in the admission test various programs will be offered according to his / her class.
WHY CAN'T WE GET DIRECT ADMISSION FOR FIITJEE PROGRAMS ?
There are two reasons for it. One main reason is that FIITJEE’s Programs are speciality programs preparing student for coveted entrance examinations like JEE (Main & Advanced), Olympiads, KVPY, NTSE, SAT etc. Not every student will be able to appreciate the extra load. Moreover, by way of admission test we endeavour to ensure students have sufficient base knowledge to appreciate the program. Yes Success will depend upon his hard work, Sincerity, Continuity and support from his parents. Secondly we have limited seats to offer.
IS YOUR ADMISSION TEST BASED ON CBSE PORTION ?
No. It is based on the current patterns of JEE (Main & Advanced), Olympiads, KVPY, NTSE, SAT etc. Our admission test is not restricted to a particular curriculum. It is designed to check the overall ability of the student instead of just command of the subject. The IQ test is specifically designed to test a student’s potential for JEE (Main & Advanced).
HOW FREQUENTLY FIITJEE CONDUCTS ADMISSION TESTS ?
Normally FIITJEE admission tests almost happen twice every month from January to July every year on Sundays. In case of short contact programs admission tests happen from August to January.
HOW MANY TIMES CAN A CHILD APPEAR FOR THE ADMISSION TEST ?
A student can write the admission test only twice in an academic year. If He / She have already taken the FTRE then he / she can write it only once.
WHAT ARE THE SUBJECTS TO BE PREPARED & WHAT IS THE QP PATTERN FOR THE ADMISSION TEST ?
At the Junior level, for students seeking admission to class 6th – 10th the subjects for testing are IQ + Sci + Maths. At the senior level , for student seeking admission to class 11th and 12th or 12th pass, tests will be conducted in IQ, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
CAN WE GET HARDCOPIES OF SAMPLE QUESTION PAPER FOR ADMISSION TEST ?
In order to ensure smooth flow of information FIITJEE wants to validate your contact details like address, Tel No’s , E Mail ID’s etc online after registering for admission test. Log on to the website http://www.fiitjee.com/updatecontact.aspx to update the contact details. The sample papers are available online after this validation. And information for the same is provided on the FIITJEE Admission Test Hall Ticket.
WHAT IS THE CUT OFF FOR GETTING SELECTED OR GETTING SCHOLARSHIP IN ADMISSION TESTS ?
FIITJEE’s Admission test is being evaluated with the similar process of competitive exams. Based on the question paper difficulty level and overall performance given on a particular date of the exam, the percentile system of selection is given both for the program offering as well as scholarship.
WHY DOESN'T FIITJEE CONDUCT ONLINE ADMISSION TEST ?
The students from rural areas are not aware with online exams especially in the lower classes like 6th, 7th & 8th. Even the most coveted exam like JEE (Advanced), NTSE etc are written exams only. Moreover it will take more time for India to develop facilities for online exams in bulk.
WHAT ARE THE CLASS TIMINGS FOR FIITJEE PROGRAMS ?
Class timings will vary with different programs. Integrated school program is conducted during the regular school hours itself for 5-6 days in a week. Classrooom programs are conducted after school hours in the evenings (3/4 Hrs per day, 3/4 days in a week) or on Saturdays & Sundays (6 hrs on Saturday and 6 hrs on Sunday) or on Sundays & Holiday (6 Hrs) The timing varies from centre to centre . Please Contact your preferred study centre for exact details.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON ENROLLMENT
WHY ARE YOUR ENROLLMENT FORMALITIES VERY TEDIOUS?
We believe in making everything clear to you and specially the worst part. Verbal discussions may create communication gaps. We want you to be clear of every aspect of the program at FIITJEE in writing.
WHY CERTAIN POINTS IN YOUR ENROLLMENT FORM ARE REPEATED?
It might look as repetition but they are created to ensure no communication gap.
WHY DO YOU KEEP SO MANY FEE HEADS IN YOUR FEES PLAN?
Again for transparency and clear communication, You should be aware about what it is you are spending the money for and what is inbuilt in the program.
WHY THERE IS NO FEE STRUCTURE IN YOUR BROCHURES?
In order to give advantage to serious aspirants who plan to start their preparation early, FIITJEE charges less fee from early joining students. Various fee plans in the brochure will make it bulky and it will be confusing to student and parent too. To stream line it, the applicable fee plan’s along with entire Enrolment Kit are provided in the online results of the respective FIITJEE Tests.
WHY IS YOUR FEES STRUCTURE CHANGING ALWAYS?
Competitive exams like JEE (Main & Advanced), KVPY, Olympiads, NTSE, SAT etc require a preplanned and strategic approach. To encourage students to start their preparation early, we offer lesser fees to them who plan in advance and start their preparation early.
WHY CAN’T WE HAVE SINGLE PAYMENT OPTIONS?
A single payment option will not be convenient to many students / parents. If it is convenient to you, you can very well pay all the installments at one go.
WHY IS YOUR FEE FOR THE IITJEE COACHING ON THE HIGHER SIDE? WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE IN COMPARISON TOOTHERS?
Everything is structured, right from registration till student passing out for JEE. FIITJEE has never compromised on quality. As an added advantage, we have full time faculty, fully dedicated for Training purposes ensuring high standard of teaching, Comprehensive Study Material, very good infrastructure etc. Hence for quality product you can spend an extra cost.
WILL SPECIAL CLASSES BE ARRANGED FOR STUDENT WHO MISSED A COUPLE OF CLASSES DUE TO UNAVOIDABLE CIRCUMSTANCES?
No, we don’t provide special classes in the schedule for the missed out classes. But still the child has an advantage of seeking the help from respective faculties by way of fixing appointments. Normally in FIITJEE, doubt clearing session happens at a frequency of almost every day.
IS IT SUFFICIENT FOR ME TO CONCENTRATE ON FIITJEE STUDY MATERIALS ALONE TO ATTAIN MY GOAL OR DO I NEED OTHER SUPPLEMENTS?
FIITJEE study materials are prepared by a committed team which ensures the latest developments and updates in JEE (Main & Advanced) and other competitive exams. Moreover the study material of FIITJEE is pattern proof which can be confirmed from any FIITJEE student successful in JEE. Hence it is upto you to decide.
In what way preparation of IITJEE and boards different? If I prepare with focus only for boards, do I stand a chance in IITJEE and vice versa?
Although syllabus for Boards and IITJEE is very similar , In IITJEE clarity of concepts and thinking ability is getting tested while boards tests the understanding of basic knowledge of subject.Just preparing for boards may not equip you for sound application of fundamentals and ability to crack questions with multiple concepts. However, preparing for competitive exams focus to understand subject at a deeper level and hence directly contribute to preparation of boards. However, many practice tests on board level should be taken with proper test analysis to ensure proper understanding of pattern and marking scheme. Preparing with only board exams in mind may not give you edge in competitive examinations
With the new suggested changes in selection criteria, whether I should focus on boards or preparation for IITJEE? If I don’t get 80% in boards will I even loose an opportunity to drop out and prepare for IITJEE for one year.
Preparing for IITJEE , automatically prepares you for board level as you are preparing for a higher level. Sound conceptual clarity enhances your chances to score high in boards. One should certainly focus on preparation for competitive exams to discover true potential and understanding of concepts on deeper level .When you are preparing for IITJEE you are also preparing for boards. However many practice tests with proper test analysis is recommended to orient your preparation in getting high marks in boards. It is always recommended to focus on competition at the beginning of class XI . First attempt in IITJEE should be when you are simultaneously appearing in your XII board exams. An year should be dropped only if there is a scope of significant improvement and should only be analyzed immediately after appearing for IITJEE after working on the solutions of IITJEE from proper source . Also consider your level of preparation you have achieved before dropping a year.
Does FIITJEE prepare for boards or only for competitive exams?
FIITJEE gives comprehensive preparation for all competitive exams as well as Board exams .Many board toppers are FIITJEE students. In opinion of these students FIITJEE has immensely helped them to realize the dream marks apart from Board and engineering entrance student have excelled in various Olympiads , KVPY, International SAT exams and National Talent Search Exams .(please visit Result and Toppers speak section.
How does change in selection criteria effects us ? What should be changed in strategy for IITJEE preparation ?
More practice tests and test analysis on Board level should be taken. IITJEE preparation with proper approach helps in board preparation
How often IITJEE pattern changes? What should one do to counter the changes in IITJEE pattern
There is no fixed frequency of change in pattern. However the pattern is frequently changed for last few years . One should insist on pattern proof preparation with sound fundamentals and concept clarity . Practice tests should be taken with various probable pattern with proper test analysis and concept Strengthening session for each test.
All Boards are different ? Which board is preferred to score high?
Different boards has different pattern and therefore different boards have different scoring potential . BIHAR , MP ,UP are few examples where scoring 80% + is much more than CBSE . Most boards may dilute their papers so that most of their student can score above 80 %. Syllabus of CBSE complies more with IITJEE syllabus, however nature of questions is entirely different .The board exam may not test what IITJEE stands to tests . Weight-age to board marks directly does not contribute to purpose which IITJEE wishes to achieve. However it’s a opportunity for school to raise standard of education.
Should child join different tuition for boards? Does the coaching institute helps in board preparation.
It is not recommended to go for multiple tuitions .FIITJEE helps in competitive exams as well as simultaneously preparing for boards. FIITJEE not only focus on application of concept but for understanding of different approach and concepts itself which no other coaching does. Any institute which does not focus on raising the IQ level of child and running without high IQ faculty members may not serve the purpose for competitive exam nor the boards.One should also realize the importance of self study accompanied by good study material.
Does Integrated School Program of FIITJEE still holds good ? Is PINNACLE for two year IITJEE better?
Integrated School Program of FIITJEE is a revolution school program; in fact education at all levels. Pinnacle prepares a student for IITJEE, other engineering entrance exams, International Olympiads, KVPY, SAT and excellence in XII boards. What’s more, students don’t have to compromise on sports and extra curricular activities.
In general what is the future of coaching institute .What is your opinion is this correct approach to rein in teaching shops.
Coaching emerges from the need to excel relative to others. Irrespective of anything coaching will continue to increase for all classes especially till XII and entrance exams .Standard coaching institutes always remain in limelight irrespective of changing trends and carries along the legacy from time to time. Coaching is as much there in USA and EUROPE for all classes beginning with early childhood .However maximum spent in INDIA is for supplementing the regular school education rather than competitive exams.Solution to improve weak schooling is to improve teaching standards in school.
How does Four Year Classroom Program help in training future IIT-JEE aspirants?
It serves as the foundation for the student to train one selves and also bring in practice of preparing and facing the competition. It is an obvious choice for students who have engineering and medical career as a long term goal. It is a better way to start off early to be in the race and beat the competition