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Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main)

Name of the Examination: JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Main


Level: National (All India)


Conducted by: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)


Required for: Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other institutions shall include performance in the class 12/equivalent Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main. The Paper - I (B.E. / B.Tech) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced) which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by IITs.

Eligibility:

  • Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam with atleast five subjects or any equivalent qualifying examination or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam in the year of admission. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main).
  • Age: Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1989 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1984 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.


Mode of Examination: The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) (described below) of JEE (Main) will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination) mode. The Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) of JEE (Main) will be conducted only in Pen and Paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only.

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Mode of Examination
Choice of PaperMode
PAPER -1 (B.E./B.TECH.) PEN & PAPER BASED
COMPUTER BASED EXAMINATION
PAPER-2 (B.ARCH./B .PLANNING) PEN & PAPER BASED
Both PAPER -1 (B.E./B.TECH.) & PAPER-2 (B.ARCH./B .PLANNING) PEN & PAPER BASED for both the Papers
COMPUTER BASED EXAMINATION for Paper – 1 and PEN & PAPER BASED for Paper - 2

Type of Examination: JEE (Main) – shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

 

Examination Pattern
....SubjectsType of QuestionsMode of Examination
Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech.) Physics,
Chemistry,
Mathematics
Objective Type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Pen & Paper based or Computer based
Paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) Mathematics - Part I,
Aptitude Test - Part II &
Drawing Test - Part III
Objective Type,
Objective Type
Questions to test drawing aptitude
Pen & Paper based or Computer based

Number of Attempts: The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).


How to Apply: Candidates of JEE (Main) have to apply online only. There is no printed application form for JEE (Main).


Mode of Selection: Merit Basis (All India Rank) is used for admissions through Central Counseling Board to NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFIs/Others.


All correspondence related to JEE (Main) should be addressed to:
The Executive Director, JEE (Main),
Central Board of Secondary Education,
Plot no. 482. F.I.E., Industrial Area,
Patparganj, Delhi-110 092.


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