52% students crack IIT-JEE relying on self-study, bust coaching centres myth

Cracking one of the world’s toughest exam, without relying on coaching centres for help, might sound impossible for many, but this year’s aspirants who appeared for IIT-JEE have broken the myth by doing just that.

According to a report published by IIT-Guwahati, 5,539 students (52.4%) out of the 10,576 who got admission to IITs had studied on their own, compared to 4,711 (44.5%) who had opted for coaching institutes.

The infamous desert town of Kota, in Rajasthan, which has seen more than 8 student suicide cases, has churned out the maximum 1646 students this year, the report revealed.