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Summary

Joint Entrance Examination Advanced also popularly known as JEE advanced is conducted by the seven zonal IITs with guidance from the Joint Admission Board (JAB). Only the top 2.2 lakh rank holders in JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. So candidates have to work very hard to get through this exam.

Candidates seeking admissions in bachelor’s programmes, integrated master’s programmes as well as dual degree programmes at the 19 IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM) need to clear JEE Advanced.

Application Form of JEE Advanced 2017 will be available from April 28 (10 am) to May 2 (5 pm). Paper I of JEE Advanced 2017 will be conducted from 9 am to 12 pm, while Paper II will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. It's mandatory for candidates to appear in both the papers. JEE Advanced 2017 is the second stage of JEE. For 2017, 2, 20,000 top rankers from JEE Main will be eligible to take JEE Advanced 2017.

Eligibilty Criteria

Only the candidates who fall among the top 2,20,000 rankers in JEE Main 2017 across all categories will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. Out of this the percentage for candidates that falls under different categories are given below :

  • General category candidates (from the common merit list) – 50.5% 

  • OBC-NCL candidates – 27%

  • SC candidates – 15% 

  • ST candidates – 7.5%

  • Pwd candidates - Horizontal reservation of 3% in all the above categories

Category

Number of Top Candidates

Total

GEN

107,767

1,11,100

GEN – PwD

3,333

OBC (NCL)

57,618

 59,400

OBC (NCL) – PwD

1,782

SC

32,010

 33,000

SC – PwD

990

ST

16,005

16,500

ST – PwD

495

Age Limit

The candidates from General or OBC-NCL are eligible to apply only if they are born on or after October 1, 1992. However the candidates falling in the category of SC, ST or PwD are eligible only if they are born on or after October 1, 1986.

Number of Attempts

The candidates can attempt this engineering entrance exam maximum two times in his/her lifetime. Also the candidates need to appear for this exam in consecutive years.

To be eligible for JEE Advanced the candidates who have appeared for their Class XII or equivalent examination in 2016 and thereafter want to re-appear for the same examination in 2017 for any reason – whether it is for improvement of score/marks or if they have failed in one or more subjects, then in such cases, candidates have to re-appear in all the subjects (of their Class XII or equivalent examination) in 2017.

Also the candidates who have given their class 12th exams for the first time in 2015 or before that they are not eligible for JEE Advanced exams. But the candidates who got their 12th results for the academic year 2014-15 after June 2015 are eligible to give this exam.

To be eligible for JEE Advanced 2017 a candidate should not have taken admission earlier at any of the 19 IITs and ISM, this criteria also is for the candidate who took admission and did not continue with their admission in the programme on offer at any of the 19 IITs and ISM.

If the candidate have paid fees for any course in IIT or ISM then they gets disqualified from JEE Advanced exams.

Reservation of Seats

Candidates who are Indian Nationals are given admission on the basis of the reserved seats.

Category

Criteria

Quota/Reservation

Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)

Candidates belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer of backward classes which are mentioned in the central list of OBCs as on June 1, 2017 are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2017 under this quota.

Note:  Candidates who belong to the creamy layer of OBC are not eligible for this reservation and such candidates are treated as belonging to the general (GEN) category.

27%

of seats in every course

Scheduled Caste (SC)

Candidates belonging to those castes which are mentioned in the central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India are only eligible for reservations.

15% of seats in every course

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

Candidates belonging to those tribes which are mentioned in the central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India are only eligible for reservations.

7.5% of seats in every course

Persons with Disability (PwD)

Reservation would be given to candidates who have at least 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability which can be visual, locomotor or dyslexic. Also, Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the course are also included in this type of reservation.

3% of seats in every category

Exam Pattern

The candidates who are eligible for this exam have to appear for two entrance examinations. These examinations are referred to as Paper-1 and Paper-2. While, Paper-1 for this entrance exam is conducted from 9 am to 12 pm, Paper-2 will be held on the same day from 2 pm to 5 pm.

Paper-1 and Paper-2 of this entrance exam consist of three separate sections where candidates are asked questions from subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates are also given negative marking on answering some questions incorrectly in the exam.

JEE Advanced exam pattern:

  • Question paper for JEE Advanced exam is divided into different sections.

  • Each section consists of questions from different subjects.

  • The paper consists of objective type (multiple choice) questions.

  • Numerical answer type questions are designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of the candidates.

  • Question paper can be in Hindi or English as filled up by the candidate while registering for the exam.

Fee

To register for JEE Advanced exam you need give a registration fee which is given below :

Examination Centres in India

Female Candidates

Rs 1200/-

SC/ST/PwD Candidates

Rs 1200/-

All Other Candidates

Rs 2400/-

Examination Centre Outside India

 

All Candidates

USD 135 (For SAARC Countries)

All Candidates

USD 270 (For Non-SAARC Countries)