The application process for the IIT aspirants has commenced from December 1, 2016 and candidates can only apply online through JEE (Main) website www.jeemain.nic.in. The last date for applying is on January 2, 2017 and fees can be paid till January 3, 2017.
The JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced). The candidate aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs/ISM Dhanbad can take up this test. The candidates are advised to see the JEE (Advanced) website for information related to JEE (Advanced) at www.jeeadv.ac.in. JEE (Advanced) 2017 examination will be held on Sunday May 21, 2017.
The candidate who had opted for Computer Based Examination Paper – 1, are required to select the date/slot after payment of Examination Fee. If the candidate does not select the date/slot, they will be allotted on a random basis depending upon the availability.
- It is important for the candidates to note that the JEE (Main) 2017 offline exam will be held on April 2, 2017.
- Results of JEE Main 2017 will be out on April 27, 2017.
- The registration for JEE Advanced 2017 exam will be from April 28, 2017 to May 2, 2017.
- The registration with late fee for JEE Advanced will be done from May 3,2017 to May 4, 2017.
- The admit cards for JEE Advanced exam will be available from May 10, 2017 to May 21, 2017.
- The JEE(Advanced) 2017 exam will be conducted on May 21, 2017.
- The paper-I will commence from 9 AM to 12 PM while Paper-2 for JEE (Advanced) 2017 the exam will be held from 2 PM to 5 PM.
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.
Important Points for JEE Main 2017
- Aadhar Card is mandatory to apply JEE Main 2017.
- JEE Main Examination is held one time in year.
- There is only three attempts to appear in JEE Main.
- There is no application correction facility in JEE Main application process.
- There is no lateral entry scheme through JEE Main, Admissions are provided only in First Year (First Semester).
- Candidates who are appearing or passed 12th or equivalent examination can apply for JEE Main 2017.
- To admission in IIT’s, IIIT’s NIT’s and CFTI’s candidates must score at least 75% (for SC/ST 65%) in their qualifying examination (12th Standard).
This examination will be conducted for two papers. Candidates who want to take admission in B.Tech/B.E they must apply for paper 1 and the candidates who want to take admission in B.Arch/B.Planning, they must apply for paper 2. Candidate can apply for both papers.
- There will be 2 papers in JEE Main examination- Paper I for engineering and Paper II for architecture.
- Paper I includes total 90 OMC questions from Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
- Paper II includes total 82 questions- 30 questions from Mathematics, 50 questions from aptitude test and 2 questions from drawing test.
EXPECTED CUT OFF
The candidates have to score minimum cut-off marks to get admission in the best colleges of India. The cut-off marks are decided on numerous factors- such as No. of candidates, difficulty level of examination etc. Expected cut-off marks for different categories are as follows-
- For general candidates it is 105 marks.
- For OBC candidates it is 70 marks.
- For SC candidates it is 50 marks.
- For ST candidates it is 44 marks.