ABOUT JEE MAINS
The Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main) will be an admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments etc. The States of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland & Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State level examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) -2018 application form online.
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/ISM Dhanbad.
The list of participating institutions in JEE (Main) 2018 include 31 NITs, 22 IIITs , Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Delhi Technological University and other deemed universities.
Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank subject to the condition that the candidate 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 candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
This year JEE (Main) 2018 is scheduled to be conducted as follows:
- JEE (Main) Pen and Paper Based – 08.04.2018
- PAPER – 1 (B.E. / B.Tech.) – 0930-1230 hrs
- PAPER – 2 (B.Arch. / B.Planning) – 1400-1700 hrs
- JEE (Main) Computer Based – 15/04/2018 (Sunday) and 16/04/2018 (Monday
ABOUT JEE ADVANCED
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are institutions of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. At present, there are twenty-three IITs across the country.
Admission into various undergraduate programmes leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, Architecture, or Pharmaceutics across IITs is through the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced). JEE (Advanced) will be conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB).
Indian nationals (including PIO/OCI) who wish to appear in JEE (Advanced) must write Paper-1 of JEE (Main) which will be usually held in the month of April and meet stipulated performance criteria. JEE Main is conducted by CBSE.
Apart from IITs, other centrally funded institutes have used JEE (Advanced) ranks in the past. These include:
- Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
- Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) located in Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati
- Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
- Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli
- Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy, Visakhapatnam