JEE-MAIN

What's new in JEE Main 2018?

         • Candidates those are Diabetic will now be allowed to bring fruits and water with them in the examination hall.
         • The number of centers has been increased almost two folds for JEE Main 2018.
         • 3 IIITs have opted out of list of institutes participating in JEE Main 2018.
         • On the other hand, 2 new CFTIs have been added to the list of JEE Main 2018 participating institutes.
         • Students will be required to upload the scanned image of Parent's/Guardian's signature as well.
         • Students appearing for the exam from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have an additional choice of appearing for the paper in Gujarati besides English and Hindi.
         • According to the JEE Main information brochure, the Board has not incorporated the additional 4000 aspirants who will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2018. 4000 more students to appear for JEE Advanced next year.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria:

         • Date of Birth: Candidates those born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible for writing the JEE Main examination.
         • Relaxation: 5 years relaxation shall be provided in the upper age limit of SC/ST & PWD candidates (i.e. DOB falls on or after 1st October 1988).
         • Date of Birth will be considered as mentioned in secondary education board certificate

Qualification Criteria:

         • Qualifying Exam: It is must for the candidates to pass the 12th examination/qualifying examination with 5 subjects to be eligible for JEE Main 2018.
         • Subjects: The qualifying examination must be passed/appearing with five subjects. Candidates must have physics & mathematics as compulsory subjects.
         • No Minimum Marks: There is no minimum marks requirement in 12th examination for writing the JEE Main exam. However, candidates have to secure the passing marks.
         • Passing Year: Those who have appeared and passed the higher secondary examination in 2016 and 2017 are also eligible to apply. Moreover, candidates appearing the final examination of 12th in 2018 can also fill the JEE Main application form.
         •In case if candidate appeared the 12th examination in 2015 but not passed in 2015, passed in 2016 are also not eligible.
         • Diploma Holders: Diploma holders may also apply for JEE Main 2018 but only eligible for admission to IITs. In other words, Diploma holders will be eligible for JEE Main so that they can further apply for JEE Advanced but not eligible for admission on the basis of JEE Main scores.

Number of Attempts:

Total 3 attempts will be given for clearing the JEE Main. Attempts will be counted from the year 2017 onwards. JEE Advanced can be attempted maximum 2 times in consecutive years

Eligibility For Admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs:

Percentage Marks: To be eligible for admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs, candidates should have obtained 75% marks in 12th examination or must be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th examination of respective boards. The qualifying marks for SC/ST will be 65%.

Exam pattern:

For JEE Main Paper-1:

Course

B.E./B.Tech

Exam Mode

offline (PBT) or online (CBT)

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (P,C,M)

Number of Questions

30 Qus from each subject (30X3=90 Qus)

Marks

90X4=360

Type of Questions

objective type

Exam Duration

3 hours

Marking Scheme

+4 marks for each correct answer

Negative Marking

-1 marks for each incorrect answer

Language

Language will be hindi & english for all cities, and choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati for Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

For JEE Main Paper-2:

Course

B.Arch/B.Planning

Exam Mode

offline (PBT) mode only

Subjects

Mathematics (Part-1),aptitude test (Part-2) and drawing comprising.

Number of Questions

30qus(mathematics )+50qus(aptitude test)+2qus(drawing comprising)

Marks

390 marks (total)

Type of Questions

objective type (Mathematics, aptitude test )&subjective type (drawing comprising)

Exam Duration

3 hours

Marking Scheme

+4 marks for each correct answer

Negative Marking

-1 marks for each incorrect answer

Language

Language will be hindi & english for all cities, and choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati for Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Papers

Subjects

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Paper-1

Physics

30 Questions

120 marks

Chemistry

30 Questions

120 marks

Mathematics

30 Questions

120 marks

Paper-2

Mathematics

30 Questions

120 marks

Aptitude Test

50 Questions

200 marks

Drawing

2 Questions

70 marks

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus :

JEE Main 2018 syllabus provides the details about topics and chapters that may asked in JEE Main paper-1 and paper-2 examination. Both the papers are for different courses, therefore, syllabus is also different for both. JEE Main syllabus for paper-1 contains important chapters from physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taught in 11th and 12th standard of CBSE, ICSE and other boards.
For Paper-2 syllabus comprising of Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing. Candidates can download the detailed syllabus as it will be released by CBSE.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR JEE-MAINS

Schedule For JEE-MAINS

Events

Exam Dates (Announced)

Release of JEE Main 2018 Notification

22nd November 2017

Commencement of Online Application Form

1st December 2017

Facility of Correcting Images

2nd week of December 2017

Closing Date of Online Application Form

1st January 2018

Last Date of Fee Payment

2nd January 2018

Opening of Application Form Correction Window

2nd half of January 2018

Availability of Admit Card

2nd week of March 2018

Examination Date for offline exam(Pen & Paper Based Test)

8th April 2018

Examination Date for online exam (Computer Based Test)

15th & 16th April 2018

Answer Key & OMR Sheet Availability

24th – 27th April 2018

Declaration of Result (Paper 1)/AIR rank & candidates eligible to appear in JEE Advanced

30th April 2018

Declaration of AIR rank (paper 2)

31st May 2018

Availability of Score/Rank Cards on website

After declaration of AIR of JEE Main 2018