Information about JEE Main

JEE Main

Any type of undergraduate courses at centrally funded technical institutes, IITs, NITs, Participating State Government funded institutes and other institutes add on the scores of the XII or its equivalent Exams. Other Exams’ scores, which are important for securing admission eligibility criteria in the IITs are JEE (Main), JEE, Paper 1 of B.Tech. & B.E. (JEE_Main).

Different states, such as Uttarakhand, Odisha, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana and Punjab have joined JEE (Main) system.

JEE Apex Board conducts Joint Entrance (Main) Exam for admitting students in the centrally funded Technical Institutes, IITs, NITs and Undergraduate Engineering Programs.

Candidates, desirous to take JEE (Advanced) Test have to qualify in JEE (Main). The candidates, who can qualify in JEE (Advanced) will be eligible for ISM / IIT (Dhanbad).

The official website

www.jeemain.nic.in

The official source of information

CBSE details their information through the information bulletin. The information encompass eligibility criteria, syllabus, detailed information about exam, exam fees, eligibility criteria, age relaxation, state code of eligibility,  eligibility for admission, marks’ normalization process, important dates and reservation policies, and if any other information. Each aspiring candidate must down load the information bulletin and read in between the lines before applying for the exam.

Details of exam:-

There are 2 different papers for JEE (Main). The candidates are to choose in which type of course they are interested. Paper 1 is for B.Tech or B.E. and the Paper 2 is for B.Planning or B. Arch.

In case any candidate is interested to take the exam for both, he or she can do so.

The following table gives a picture of the type of question paper for individual exam, combination of subject in each paper, available mode of examination etc.

 

 

 

 

Paper

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

SUBJECTS

MODE OF EXAM

Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)

Questions are objective type. Each of the question for Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry will have equal weightage

Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry

Computer based Exam OR Pen and Paper based Exam

 

 

 

 

Paper 2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning)

Objective type

Part I- Mathematics

Only Pen and Paper based Exam

 

 

 

 

 

The main purpose of objective type Questions  is to measure the drawing aptitude of the examinee

Part II-- Aptitude Test  & Part III-- Drawing Test

 

 

Different courses require different papers, which are given below in the table.

PAPERS

COURSE

Paper –1

All other undergraduate courses (B.E./B. Tech.)

Paper –2

B.ARCH/B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs)

 

Application form:-

Application forms are to be downloaded from the above official cite of JEE (main). The application process starts from a given date and so ends on a given date in each year.

Important point to be noted

There are differences between the eligibility criteria of JEE (advanced) and JEE (main). To get proper guidance, a candidate must read the information in between the lines. There are many Facilitation Centers across the country. The aspiring student must ensure that he or she has understood the eligibility criteria. The candidates can seek help from the Facilitation Centers for filling their online forms. There is no fee for seeking the help. The candidates can download the list of these Facilitation Centers from the above mentioned official website under “Information Bulletin”.

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