JEE  Advance  Entrance – 2016

About JEE:
Seven zonal IITs (under the directives of the Joint Admission Board) conduct Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2016.
The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs and the ISM.
The decisions of the JAB 2016 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2016 and admission to IITs and ISM.

JEE (Advanced) 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

 The performance of a candidate in JEE Advanced will form the basis for admission to the bachelor’s, integrated master’s and dual degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs and the ISM.
Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2016
Criterion 2 – Age limit: The candidate should have been born on or after 1st,October , 1991 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after 1st October , 1986 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.
Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Therefore, JEE (Advanced) 2016 should be either the candidate's FIRST attempt OR the SECOND consecutive attempt.
Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination:
  • The candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2015 or 2016.
  • Candidates who appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2015 and wish to re-appear in the same in 2016 (either for improvement or because they failed in one or more subjects), will have to re-appear in all the subjects in 2016.
  • Those who appeared for the first time in their Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board Results for the academic year 2013-14 were declared after June 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016.
Criterion 5 Earlier admission at IITs/ISM: The candidate should NOT have been admitted (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted the seat by paying seat acceptance fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past.
  • The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are also NOT eligible. However, candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs in 2015 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016
Examinations Considered as Equivalent to Class XII:
  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • A Diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education ( or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.
  • In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.
Paper Pattern for JEE (Advanced) 2016
  • In JEE (Advanced) 2016, there will be two papers, each of three hours duration.
  • The question papers will be printed separately in English and Hindi.
  • Each of the question papers will consist of three separate parts in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • The questions will be of objective (multiple choice) type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
  • In some sections, incorrect answers may be awarded with negative marks.
  • For JEE (Advanced) Chemistry syllabus
  • For JEE (Advanced) Physics syllabus
  • For JEE (Advanced) Mathematics syllabus
Schedule of JEE Advanced 2016:
  • Paper 1: 09:00 to 12:00 hrs (IST)
  • Paper 2: 14:00 to 17:00 hrs (IST)
JEE (Advanced) 2016 How to Apply?
Registration Process for JEE Advanced 2016:
Registration Procedure:
  • Candidates should register for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2016. Registration is only through the online portal where detailed instructions will be provided. The procedure consists of three basic steps:
  • After login, provide the basic data including the choice of the language of question paper (English or Hindi) and the choices for the cities of examination.
  • Upload the scanned copies of all requisite documents.
All candidates:
  • Class X certificate if the date of birth is mentioned in it OR birth certificate.
  • Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate (for those who appeared for this examination in 2015).
  • If the name is not same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.
  • Candidates seeking admission under the OBC-NCL category: OBC-NCL certificate (FORM-OBC-NCL) issued on or after June 1, 2015 and conforming to the latest guidelines of the Government of India.
  • Candidates seeking admission under the SC or ST category: Caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate (FORM-SC/ST).
Candidates seeking admission under the PwD category: Disability certificate (FORM-PwD [II/III/IV], whichever is applicable]) issued by a district medical board / competent authority. Dyslexic candidate needs to submit FORM-DYSLEXIC instead of FORM-PwD.
Candidates needing the services of a scribe: Request letter to the Chairman of the respective zonal IIT (form-scribe).
Candidates seeking admission under the DS category: Certificate (FORM-DS) issued by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  • Canndidates whose class XII examination board is outside India: A certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination qualified by the candidates is equivalent to the class XII examination.
  • Pay registration fee. Registration fee is neither refundable nor transferable.
  • Category
  • Male
  • Female
  • Examination Centers in India
  • Rs. 2000
  • Rs. 1000
  • SC, ST, PwD
  • Rs. 1000
  • Rs. 1000
  • Examination Center in Dubai
  • All Categories
  • USD 220
  • USD 220


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