Priority Allotment of choice of stream in IIT to children of the Defence / Para Military Force Personnel killed or permanently disabled in action
A joint entrance examination is conducted every year by the six IITs for admission to the IITs at Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Banaras Hindu University Institute of Technology and Roorkee. Two seats in each of the above institutes are earmarked
for preferential allotment for choice of stream children of the Defence / Para Military Force Personnel killed or permanently disabled in action. Such candidates are however, required to qualify in the joint entrance examination.