New Delhi: Registration fees of students appearing for competitive examinations have also been included under the new GST tax regime. The most coveted JEE Advanced 2018, which is scheduled to be held on 20 May next year, has included GST amount in the registration fee. For Indian nationals, the registration fee for general candidates is Rs 2600 + GST (Rs 1300 + GST for female and SC, ST, PwD candidates). For exam centres in foreign countries Indian nationals shall have to pay USD 160+GST towards registration fee.
‘Exact GST (Goods and Services Tax) amount will be specified as per Government of India rules at the time of registration,’ reads the official notification….