JEE Exam

JEE(Joint Entrance Examination) is a nationwide common engineering entrance exam which is conducted every year for admission to various engineering colleges across different parts of the country. It is your gateway for entering the prestigious IITs, NITs, Central Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). It is regarded as one of the most challenging entrance in the country.

JEE is conducted in two parts


There are some institutes like the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs), Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, and the Indian Institute of Science that consider the marks obtained in JEE Advanced as the one of the criteria for admission. However, these institutes are not a part of central IIT JEE Advanced counselling. Many States like Gujarat, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Orissa have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the aspirants seeking admission to the institutions in these states are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) - 2016 application form online.

 JEE Eligibility


The candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 or 2015; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2016 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) - 2016.


Only top 2 lakh candidates of JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced.

 JEE Exam Pattern

The pattern of the both the paper is different.Each paper can be attempted in English or Hindi.

JEE Mains

JEE Main 2017: Important Dates

Event Dates
Release of Application Form JEE Main 2017 1-Dec-16
Last Date of Online Application Form 1/16/2017 (extended)*
Application Form Correction Schedule Till end of January 2017
Release of Admit Card JEE Main 2017

2nd week of March 2017

Exam Day: JEE Main 2017 2 April 2017(Offline Exam)
8 & 9 April 2017 (Online Exam)
Release of Answer Key JEE Main 2017 18 - 24 April 2017
Release of JEE Main 2017 Result & Top 2,20,000 eligible entrants for JEE Advanced 2017 Exam End of April 2017

It is conducted in two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Paper 1: It is for admission in B-tech/ B.E. courses

Paper 2: It is for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses

  • Aspirants can apply for either or both of them. Both the papers have multiple choice questions.
  • Paper 1 contains thirty multiple choice questions in each of the three subjects (physics, chemistry and maths). 4 marks are awarded for every correct response and 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect response.

JEE Advanced

  • This national level engineering entrance exam is the second stage of JEE. Only the top 2 lakh rankers of JEE mains are eligible for JEE Advanced.
  • It has two papers and the duration of each paper is 3 hours. It has objective type question. It has questions from three sections Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Paper 1: it will have 60 questions of 264 marks.

Marking Scheme-

Subjects Sections 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct Answer 4 4 2
Incorrect Answer 0 -2 -1
Not-attempted 0 0 0

Paper 2: It will have 60 questions of 240 marks.

Marking Scheme-

Subjects Sections 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct Answer 4 4 4
Incorrect Answer 0 -2 -2
Not-attempted 0 0 0

Each correct answer attracts 3 marks and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer. For every unanswered question,marks are neither be awarded nor be deducted.

JEE Exam Dates

JEE Advanced 2017 Dates
Online Registration FRI, 28-04-2017, 10:00 IST to
TUE, 02-05-2017, 17:00 IST
Application closes THU, 04-05-2017, 17:00 IST
Downloading JEE Advanced 2017 Admit Card WED, 10-05-2017, 10:00 IST to
SUN, 21-05-2017, 09:00 IST
JEE Advanced 2017 Exam
SUN, 21-05-2017

09:00 - 12:00 IST
14:00 - 17:00 IST

Online Display of ORS WED, 31-05-2017 10:00 IST to
SAT, 03-06-2017, 17:00 IST
Online display of Answer Keys SUN, 04-06-2017, 10:00 IST
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2017 Result SUN, 11-06-2017, 10:00 IST

  JEE Syllabus

The exam covers the topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematic. Candidates appearing for JEE shall prepare thoroughly in order to secure a good score.

The important topics include:

  • Physics- Includes General Topics, Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics and Modern Physics
  • Mathematics- Includes topics under Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Vectors
  • Chemistry- Includes topics under Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

JEE Colleges Enlisted

JEE Mains:

  • Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)
  • National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
  • Centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)
  • Admission to the dual degree programme of IIEST Shibpur.

JEE Advanced:

One can seek admission to 18 IITs like IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur to name a few.

CL extends its best wishes to all JEE aspirants
All the very best!!