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JEE Main 2018: Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Papers and Mock test

This article discusses about the most sought after exam for admissions to engineering courses in India. Students can know all about IIT Joint Entrance Exam including application form, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, trends and cut off analysis as well as topper tips.

Mar 13, 2018 17:24 IST
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JEE Main 2018 application form, exam pattern, admit card,
JEE Main 2018 application form, exam pattern, admit card,

About the Exam

IIT Joint Entrance Exam Main popularly known as IIT JEE Main is a national level engineering exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admissions to Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Technology and Bachelor of Architecture courses. There are two papers for JEE Main where paper 1 is for B.E./B.Tech candidates and paper 2 is for B. Arch candidates. JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in two modes – Online mode i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT) and offline mode i.e. Pen–Paper-based test.

In this article, you will learn about JEE Main 2018 including key dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus as well as cut off and latest trends related to JEE Main

Latest news about JEE Main 2018:

Online mock test window for JEE Main and JEE Advanced has been opened by CBSE and IIT Kanpur –

CBSE has opened the window for an online mock test for JEE Main 2018 for students who want to appear in the engineering entrance exam this year. Moreover, now IIT Kanpur has also started online mock tests for JEE Advanced 2018. These online mock tests can be utilised by all those students who have registered for IIT JEE 2018 through JEE Main 2018 application form. Candidates who want to appear in JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018 to get admission in B.E./B.Tech programmes at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) must apply for the Joint Entrance Exam 2018 as the application form of JEE Main are only available until January 02, 2018 in online mode.

JEE Main mock test 2018 is facilitated by CBSE for the IIT aspirants so that they can get the experience of the Computer Based Test (CBT) as this will help them know the paper pattern of JEE Main 2018 as well as they will be able to analyse their performance level for the engineering entrance exam 2018.

CBSE has scheduled the JEE Main offline paper on April 08, 2018 and the Computer Based Test of JEE Main 2018 on April 15 and 16, 2018. The students who will qualify JEE Main 2018 and be among 2, 24,000 shortlisted candidates (irrespective of reserved category) will be able to appear for JEE Advanced 2018 on May 20, 2018.

This year onwards, JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted entirely in a computer-based mode this is why students need to practice mock tests as much as possible before the exam.

IIT JEE 2018 online mock test will be helpful for –

  • Knowing the exam pattern
  • Understanding how to take computer-based test
  • Analysing the type of question
  • Time management to maintain speed and accuracy
  • Performance level assessment

How to use online mock tests for JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018?

The online mock test of JEE 2018 is similar to the actual computer-based test mode as it is based on previous year question papers of JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Candidates who have filled the application form of JEE Main 2018 can take the online mock tests as mentioned below –

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main 2018
  2. Click on ‘Mock test for Computer Based Examination’ provided in the main tab of the website
  3. Enter your JEE Main 2018 registered login Id and password
  4. Read all instructions before taking the test and select language of test and read declaration and click on ‘I am ready to begin’
  5. You can now take the online mock test for Joint Entrance Examination 2018. There are 90 questions equally divided into three sections i.e. physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Note: the online mock test window also has a timer so that students taking the online mock test can have a real time exam experience as the actual exam of IIT JEE 2018 will have time duration of 180 minutes.

Practice JEE Main 2018 online mock test

Practice JEE Advanced 2018 online mock test

JEE Main Important Dates 2018

JEE Main appearing candidates must keep track of all important events related to the engineering entrance exams like the last date of application, application correction window, admit card release date, exam dates, answer key dates as well as result dates. The candidates can check the table provided below to know all key dates of JEE Main 2018

Events

Important Dates/Day

Online application begins

December 01, 2017

Last date of application submission

January 02, 2018

Last date to pay application fee

January 03, 2018

Admit card issue date

Second or Third week of March 2018

JEE Main 2018 pen paper-based test date (both paper 1 and paper 2)

April 8, 2018 (Sunday)

JEE Main 2018 Computer based test date

April 15 and April 16, 2018

Display of JEE Main Answer key (OMR) sheet

April 24 to 27. 2018

Online window for filling challenges on JEE Main Answer Key

Last week of April 2018

Declaration of JEE Main 2018 Result

April 30, 2018

All India Ranks announcement

April 30, 2018

Result announcement for Paper II of JEE Main

Last week of May 2018

JEE Main Online Rank Card

Last week of May 2018

JEE Main 2018 - Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2018 are the conditions which a candidate who wants to appear in the engineering entrance exam should fulfil. This includes educational qualification, age as well as qualifying examinations. Candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria of JEE Main 2018 will not be able to appear for the examination. Check below JEE Main 2018 eligibility criteria –

Date of Birth:

  • As per updated JEE Main eligibility criteria, only students whose birth date falls on or after 1st October 1993, are eligible.
  • Candidates who belong to any reserved category i.e. SC/ST/PWD are provided age relaxation of five years.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination:

  • Candidates who have appeared for Class 12th qualifying examination in 2016, 2017 or are appearing for 10+2 qualifying examination in 2018 are only eligible for JEE Main 2018.
  • Candidates who appeared for class 12 qualifying examination in 2015 but failed and reappeared for the qualifying in 2016 and passed the examinations are not eligible to appear for JEE Main 2018.

A number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination:

  • Candidate must have taken 5 subjects in Class 12th qualifying exam including Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to be eligible for JEE Main 2018
  • Candidates who only have four subjects in 10+2 qualifying examination are not eligible for admissions through JEE Main 2018 even if they somehow applied and appeared in the engineering entrance exam.

Number of Attempts:

  • Candidates can appear for JEE Main only 3 times in total
  • For JEE Advanced, there are only two attempts in total in two consecutive years

JEE Application Form 2018:

The application form of JEE Main can be filled in online mode only. CBSE has started the application process of JEE Main 2018 from December 01. Aspirants of JEE Main 2018 can apply in online mode as mentioned below –

Registration Students need to visit the official website of JEE Main 2018 i.e. jeemain.nic.in to register for the engineering entrance exam. They need to fill their basic details like nationality, Identification document and number, candidates’ name, date of birth, gender and enter the security pin as mentioned at the bottom to submit the registration details. 

Filling up the application form – Once the registration for JEE Main 2018 has been completed; candidates can proceed to fill the application form with academic details, personal details, test details, exam centre details, as well as communication details like mobile number and e-mail id.

Uploading documents In this step, candidates need to upload a scanned copy of all the required documents i.e. Photograph and Signature as per the specifications mentioned in the instructions.

Fee payment All candidates need to pay the application fee for JEE Main 2018 to complete their application. The JEE Main 2018 application fee is different for all categories. Candidates can pay the application fee in online mode using Credit Card and Debit Card or in offline mode by generating E-challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank.

Submit the application formOnce candidates pay JEE Main 2018 and their application status is updated (within 2 days in case of bank e-challan payment), they can download the confirmation page and print copy of filled in JEE Main 2018 application form.

Note: Candidates must keep their Aadhaar card number handy, as it is now mandatory to submit your Aadhaar Number in JEE Main Application Form 2018 and without the Aadhaar number the application form won’t be accepted.

JEE Main Application Fee 2018:

Applicants of JEE Main 2018 have to pay the examination fee as per their category only. The candidates can check the below-mentioned table for the updated application fee for JEE Main 2018 –

JEE Main 2018 Paper

Gender

Pen –Paper/ offline exam

Computer-based test for Paper I only

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

Either Paper I (B.E./B.Tech)

Boys

INR 1000

INR 500

INR 500

INR 250

Girls

INR 500

INR 500

INR 250

INR 250

Or Paper II (B.Arch/ B.Planning)

Boys

INR 1000

INR 500

INR 500

INR 250

Girls

INR 500

INR 500

INR 250

INR 250

Both Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Boys

INR 1800

INR 900

INR 1300

INR 650

Girls

INR 900

INR 900

INR 650

INR 650

For Test Centres outside India

Either Paper I (B.E./B.Tech)

Boys

INR 2500

INR 1250

INR 2500

INR 1250

Girls

INR 1250

INR 1250

INR 1250

INR 1250

Or Paper II (B.Arch/ B.Planning)

Boys

INR 2500

INR 1250

INR 2500

INR 1250

Girls

INR 1250

INR 1250

INR 1250

INR 1250

Both Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Boys

INR 3800

INR 1900

INR 3800

INR 1900

Girls

INR 1900

INR 1900

INR 1900

INR 1900

JEE Main Syllabus 2018:

Every year CBSE, the exam conducting authority of JEE Main releases the updated syllabus for the engineering entrance exam. This JEE Main 2018 syllabus helps students to prepare better as the questions are based on it completely. As the JEE Main question paper includes three sections i.e. physics, chemistry and mathematics, so the syllabus for these three sections is based on class 11 and class 12 syllabus for these subjects. Check the updated and subject-wise syllabus for JEE Main 2018 –

JEE Main 2018 Physics Syllabus

JEE Main 2018 Chemistry Syllabus

JEE Main 2018 Maths Syllabus

JEE Main Admit Card 2018

The candidates who have registered to appear for JEE Main 2018 will be issued admit cards to take the exam. It will be issued to candidates in online mode only and candidates can download their JEE Main admit card by login through their account. The admit card is the hall ticket which mentions details of the candidate who is appearing for JEE Main 2018. The candidates should carry this admit card issued to the exam centre as allotted to them as per their slot and exam schedule. The details regarding the exam centre, test schedule, paper as well as candidate will be mentioned on the admit card itself. Candidates can check here how to download JEE Main 2018 admit card –

Candidates who have successfully registered for JEE Main 2018 will get notification for admit card availability on their registered mobile number and e-mail address. They can follow the steps as mentioned below to get their JEE Main 2018 –

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main 2018
  2. A new link for admit card will be given on the website and you need to click on the link
  3. After clicking the link, a new page will open up where you can login and download the admit card

JEE Main 2018 – Exam Centres

The exam centres list for JEE Main 2018 has been published by CBSE along with the notification. The candidates appearing for the JEE main entrance exam must check the exam centres list before filling up the application form. The candidates have the facility to choose their preferred city as their exam centre for their convenience. This year, the exam centres of JEE Main have been increased by CBSE as there will be 145 test centres added to the test centre list i.e. the total number of exam centres for JEE Main 2018 has been increased to 258 centres across India and 10 outside India (earlier 9 centres were outside India).

List of exam centres for JEE Main 2018

State

City

Offline Centres

Online Centres

Andaman and Nicobar

Port Blair

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Chittoor

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Eluru

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Kurnool

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Kakinada

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Nellore

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Rajahmundry

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Tirupati

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Vizianagaram

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Bapatla

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Bheemavaram

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Kapada

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Ongole

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Srikakulam

 

Computer Based

Andhra Pradesh

Tadepalligudem

 

Computer Based

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Assam

Dibrugarh

 

Computer Based

Assam

Guwahati

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Assam

Jorhat

 

Computer Based

Assam

Silchar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Assam

Tezpur

 

Computer Based

Bihar

Aurangabad (Bihar)

 

Computer Based

Bihar

Biharsharif

 

Computer Based

Bihar

Bhagalpur

 

Computer Based

Bihar

Gaya

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Bihar

Muzaffarpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Bihar

Patna

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Bihar

Purnea

 

Computer Based

Bihar

Darbhanga

 

Computer Based

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai/Durg

 

Computer Based

Chhattisgarh

Bilaspur

 

Computer Based

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Daman & Diu

Daman & Diu 

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Delhi

Delhi

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Goa

Panaji / Madgaon

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Anand

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

BHAVNAGAR

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Godhra

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Patan

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Jamnagar

 

Computer Based

Gujarat

Rajkot

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Surat

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Vadodara

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Valsad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Haryana

Ambala

 

Computer Based

Haryana

Bahadurgarh

 

Computer Based

Haryana

Faridabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Haryana

Gurugram

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Haryana

Hisar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Haryana

Karnal

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Haryana

Kurukshetra

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Haryana

Panipat

 

Computer Based

Haryana

Sonipat

 

Computer Based

Himachal Pradesh

Palampur

 

Computer Based

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamsala

 

Computer Based

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Himachal Pradesh

Solan

 

Computer Based

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jammu and Kashmir

Baramullah

 

Computer Based

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jharkhand

Dhanbad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jharkhand

Jamshedpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jharkhand

Bokaro Steel City

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Karnataka

Bellary

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Bidar

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Hassan

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Udupi

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Belgaum

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Bengaluru

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Karnataka

Dharwad

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Gulbarga

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Hubballi(Hubli)

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Karnataka

Mangaluru(Mangalore)

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Karnataka

Mysore

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Shivamogga(Shimoga)

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Bagalkot

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Devanagere

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Kolar

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Manipal

 

Computer Based

Karnataka

Tumkur

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Alappuzha

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Angamaly

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Ernakulam/Kochi

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Kerala

Kannur

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Kollam

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Kottayam

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Kozhikode

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Kerala

Malapuram

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Palakkad

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Kerala

Thrissur

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Chenganur

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Idukki

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Kanjirappally

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Kasaragod

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Kothamangalam

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Moovattupuzha

 

Computer Based

Kerala

Pathanamathitha

 

Computer Based

Lakshadweep

Kavarrati

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Indore

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Jabalpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

REWA

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Sagar

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Satna

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Ujjain

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Ahmednagar

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Akola

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Balaghat

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Betul

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Chhatarpur

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Chhindwara

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Khargaon

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Mandsur

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Sehdol

 

Computer Based

Madhya Pradesh

Vidisha

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Amravati

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Aurangabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Jalgaon

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Kolhapur

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Mumbai

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Nagpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Nanded

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Nashik

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Pune

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Solapur

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Navi Mumbai

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Thane

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Beed

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Bhusawal

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Bhandara

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Buldana

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Chandrapur

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Dhule

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Gadchiroli

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Gondia

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Lathur

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Parbhani

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Raigad/Alibaug

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Ratnagiri

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Sangali

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Satara

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Wardha

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Wasim

 

Computer Based

Maharashtra

Yavatmal

 

Computer Based

Manipur

Imphal

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Meghalaya

Shillong

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Mizoram

Aizawl

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Nagaland

Dimapur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Nagaland

Kohima

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Balasore

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Berhampur (Ganjam)

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Cuttack

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Rourkela

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Sambalpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Angul

 

Computer Based

Odisha

Jeypore

 

Computer Based

Puducherry

Puducherry

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Punjab

Amritsar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Punjab

Bhatinda

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Punjab

Jalandhar

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Ludhiana

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Patiala

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Phagwara

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Ropar

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Sangrur

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Fathegarh Sahib

 

Computer Based

Punjab

Pathankot

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Gujarat

Junagarh

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Bharattpur

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Bhilwara

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Alwar

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Bikaner

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Jaipur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Jodhpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Kota

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Sikar

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Udaipur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Sikkim

Gangtok

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

DINDIGUL

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Kanyakumari

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

KARUR

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Madurai

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Namakkal

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Salem

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Tiruchirappalli

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Tirunelveli

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Cuddalore

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Tanjore

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Thiruvannamalai

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Thoothukudi

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Vellore

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Villipuram

 

Computer Based

Tamil Nadu

Virudhnagar

 

Computer Based

Telangana

Hyderabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Telangana

Karimnagar

 

Computer Based

Telangana

Khammam

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Telangana

Warangal

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Telangana

Mahabubnagar

 

Computer Based

Telangana

Nalgonda

 

Computer Based

Tripura

Agartala

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Bareilly

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Ghaziabad

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Gorakhpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Greater Noida/Noida

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Jhansi

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Meerut

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Mathura

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Moradabad

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Bulandsharar

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Faizabad

 

Computer Based

Uttar Pradesh

Sitapur

 

Computer Based

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttarakhand

Haldwani

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttarakhand

Haridwar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Uttarakhand

Pantnagar

 

Computer Based

Uttarakhand

Roorkee

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

West Bengal

Asansol

 

Computer Based

West Bengal

Bardhman

 

Computer Based

West Bengal

Durgapur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

West Bengal

Haldia

 

Computer Based

West Bengal

Hooghly

 

Computer Based

West Bengal

Howrah

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

West Bengal

Kalyani

 

Computer Based

West Bengal

Kolkata

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

West Bengal

Siliguri

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Colombo

 

Computer Based

Outside India

Kathmandu

 

Computer Based

Outside India

Singapore

 

Computer Based

Outside India

Bahrain

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Dubai

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Muscat

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Riyadh

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Sharjah

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Qatar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Outside India

Dhaka

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

 JEE Main exam pattern 2018:

Features

Paper 1 of JEE Main 2018

Paper 2 of JEE Main 2018

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing Test

Type of questions

Objective for all three sections

MCQs for Mathematics and Aptitude Test

Drawing test will be based on questions needed to draw for answering

Exam Mode

Online as well as offline mode

Pen paper-based mode

Language/Exam Medium

English, Hindi and Gujarati

English, Hindi and Gujarati

JEE Advanced exam pattern 2018

Features

Paper 1 and Paper 2

Exam Mode

Computer-based test only for both papers

Subjects

Both papers will be based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Type of Questions

Yet to be announced

Duration

Three hours

Languages/Test medium

English and Hindi only (candidates can choose their preferred language for test)

JEE Main 2018 Changes:

CBSE has made some changes in the overall structure of JEE Main. Check the changes in JEE Main 2018 –

1. The number of candidates for JEE Advanced 2018 The number of candidates to be shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2018 has been increased to 2, 24, 000. Earlier, only 2, 00, 000 were eligible for taking JEE Advanced.

2. A number of Participating Institutes Earlier, there were 23 Indian Institutes of Information Technology and 20 Centrally Funded Institute of Technology (CFTI). But, this year the IITs have been reduced to 20 i.e. 3 IIITs would not be participating in IIT JEE 2018. And, 2 more CFTIs have been added so, this year there will be 22 CFTIs participating in IIT JEE.

3. Changes in JEE Main Application Form 2018 This year, candidates applying for JEE Main 2018 have to upload their Parent/Guardian’s signature copy (jpg format) mandatorily, or their application form won’t be accepted. Earlier, CBSE has made candidates’ Aadhaar card mandatory for JEE Main Application.

4. Changes in Number of Exam Centres of JEE Main 2018 - CBSE has added test centres for JEE Main exam in India as well as outside India. This year, JEE Main will be held at 258 centres i.e. 145 more exam centres have been facilitated for JEE Main candidates this year. Last year JEE Main was held at 113 exam centres across India.  Also, JEE Main 2018 exam centres outside India have been increased to 10 by including Qatar in the list; last year JEE Main exam centres outside India were 9.

5. Changes in Test Medium of JEE Main 2018  This year JEE Main will be held in English and Hindi for all exam centres except for Gujarat, Daman & Diu as well as Dadra and Nagar Haveli, it will be conducted in English, Hindi and       Gujarati. Last year, JEE Main was conducted in Gujarati, Marathi as well as Urdu medium.

The exam conducting authority releases answer key for JEE Main 2018 after 3-4 days of conducting the examination. The official answer key of JEE Main 2018 represents the correct answer for each question of JEE Main question papers. The JEE Main answer key will be available for all four codes of the question paper and candidates can cross-check their answer with it. Moreover, the candidates will be provided the facility of registering their complaints or any feedback regarding the answer key in case they find any wrong/mis-match of answers etc.

Trends for JEE Main qualified candidates –

Exam Year

2017

2016

2015

Number of Qualified Boys

175267

158000

124297

Number of Qualified Girls

46160

40000

28104

Total Registered Candidates

1186454

11,94, 938

1292711

Total Number of Qualified Candidates

221427

1,98,228

152401

JEE Main Trends

JEE Main Cut off Trends for the year 2015, 2016 and 2017 –

Cut off marks are the minimum marks determined by exam conducting authority basis which the candidates are considered qualified or non-qualified. For example, to qualify a board exam, a student needs to score at least 33% marks in aggregate. Similarly, for qualifying JEE Mains, candidates need to score the minimum cut off marks to be qualified for next level i.e. JEE Advanced.

Cut off marks for IIT JEE Main for past years i.e. 2015, 2016 as well as for JEE Main 2017.

Cut off trends for JEE Main –

Category

2017

2016

2015

General

81

100

105

OBC – Non-Creamy Layer

49

70

70

SC

32

52

50

ST

27

48

44

JEE Main cut off trends

JEE Main 2018 – Results

The results of JEE Main paper 1 2018 will be announced by April 30, 2018. Candidates who will score as per the cut off marks will be termed as qualified for the engineering examination. The candidates must score passing marks in each section of JEE Main 2018 question paper as well as overall marks to be eligible for next level examinations of JEE Main 2018 i.e. JEE Advanced. The exam conducting authority will prepare a rank list based on the JEE Main 2018 Results which is most commonly known as All India Ranks list. Candidates will be intimated about their JEE Main 2018 result on their registered mobile number and e-mail address so that they can login to check their JEE Main qualifying status.

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