JEE MAIN

                                                   JEE  Main Entrance- 2017

About JEE Main:

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 the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The Paper-1 (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 programmes offered by the IITs.

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is a two tier examination (Main & Advanced) regulated by CBSE Board. Candidates can get admissions in B.Tech/B.Arch programmes offered by NITs, IIITs and other engineering institutions through JEE Main exam while IITs offer these courses through JEE Advanced exam. JEE Main exam is also considered as a qualifying exam to appear JEE Advanced exam. 
 
JEE Main 2017 will be conducted in offline mode or pen & paper based mode on 2nd April 2017 and online mode on 8th & 9th April 2017, while the result of the national level engineering entrance exam will be announced on April 27, 2017. 

For official notification click here

As per CBSE officials, for the academic year 2017-18, JEE Main All India Ranks will be calculated without normalized score of class 12th marks. Till 2016-17, the All India Ranks of JEE Main would be calculated with JEE Main scores and normalized marks of Class XII in the ratio 60:40. Apart from this change pertaining to JEE Main, 20,000 more candidates will be filtered for appearing in JEE Advanced 2017.

What is New in JEE Main 2017:

  • The weightage of 12th marks will not be considered for calculating JEE Main Rank from 2017.
  • There is no minimum criteria for 12th percentage for appearing in JEE Main 2017 exam.
  • For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

 

  • All the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI. At the time of filling application form of JEE (Main)–2017, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s data.  In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for JEE (Main)–2017. Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records, as the case may be. (See latest notification about Aadhaar card above)
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main Exam 2017
 
• Age Limit: Candidate’s date of birth should fall on or after 01 October, 1992 for general candidates and 01, October 1987 for SC, ST and PwD candidates.
 
• Candidates appearing/passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2015 or 2016 with PCM are eligible to apply.
 
• Candidates who have passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2014 are not eligible to apply.
 
• Number of Subjects in 12th: Aspirants should have minimum five subjects in 12th/qualifying examination.
 
• Number of Attempts: Candidate can attempt JEE Main exam three times only.
 
• Diploma (3 years) holders are also eligible to apply.
 
Paper Pattern for JEE Main 2017:

JEE Main Paper I:

 

  • Courses: It is held for engineering courses (B.Tech/BE).
    Number of Questions: It is consisted of 90 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
    Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
    Mode: It will be commenced via both; online & offline.
    Duration: 3 hours.  (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability)
    Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response.
    Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response or multi-responses.
Subjects Questions Marks
Chemistry 30 120
Physics 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

JEE Main Paper II:

  • Courses: It is held for Architecture course. (B.Arch).
    Number of Questions: It is consisted of 82 questions (MCQs) out of which 30 questions from mathematics, 50 questions from aptitude test and 2 questions (descriptive) of drawing test.
    Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing.
    Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
    Mode: It will be commenced via offline mode.
    Duration: 3 hours. (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability)
    Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response (2 questions of drawing will carry 70 marks).
    Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect or multi-responses.
Subjects Questions Marks
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude test 50 200
Drawing 2 70
Total 82 390
JEE Main 2017 Syllabus:
 
JEE Main 2017 syllabus will be composed of paper 1 and paper 2 syllabus. JEE main paper 1 will be asked for the B.Tech (Engineering) while paper 2 will be asked for architecture (B.Arch).
 
JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus:
 
The JEE Main paper 1 will be composed of all theory topics of three subjects which are physics, chemistry and mathematics.
 
JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus:
 

 

The JEE Main paper 2 has been divided into three parts i.e. mathematics, aptitude test and drawing test.

Important dates:

Official notification release: November, 2016

Application form release: 1st December, 2016

Application form deadline: 16th January, 2017

Application fee can be paid upto: 17th January, 2017 

Application form correction window: 25th January to 3rd February 2017

Correction in Aadhaar details: 23rd February 2017

Release of Admit Card: first week of March, 2017
 
JEE Main offline exam (Pen and Paper Based exam): 2nd April 2017
 
JEE Main online exam (Computer Based exam): 8th & 9th April, 2017
 
Display of answer key & OMR sheet: 18th – 20th April 2017
 
Result declaration (paper 1): 27th April 2017
 
Declaration of All India Rank for JEE Main (Paper 2): 27th May 2017
 
Counselling schedule: first week of July, 2017

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