Big slump in number of IIT aspirants

Nearly 20,000 students appeared in the  joint entrance examination (JEE) in the city on Sunday. However, the number of  IIT aspirants in the state saw a decline from the previous years, official sources said. About 30,000 aspirants appeared from the state last year, he said. The Registrar of IIT-Bhubaneswar, Bata Kishore Ray, said, “The number