JEE Main 2017

JEE Main 2017JEE Main 2017 - CBSE will conduct Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017 on April 2, 2017 (offline mode); and April 8-April 9, 2017 (online mode). JEE Main 2017 application form was available from December 1, 2016 onwards, while the last date was extended to January 16, 2017, earlier, it was January 2, 2017. Aspiring candidates, however, were allowed to pay the application fee of JEE Main 2017 till January 18, 2017 (11.59 pm). Earlier, the last date for JEE Main 2017 application fee payment was January 17. CBSE has introduced a new eligibility criteria, where the candidates are required to fill Aadhaar Card number in  JEE Main 2017 application form. The JEE Main 2017 Paper 2 which is conducted for B. Arch and B. Planning will be held in offline mode only on April 2, 2017. The result of JEE Main 2017 will be announced on April 27, 2017. 

Latest: CBSE has made available JEE Main 2017 acknowledgement page on January 24. Candidates, who have not downloaded their JEE Main 2017  acknowledgement page can now download it. By downloading the acknowledgement page, the applicants will also get to know their application status, whether their application submission has been successful or not. In order to download the acknowledgement page, the candidates have to login by using their application number, password and security pin.

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JEE Main is the first stage entrance exam for admissions to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). It is also the gateway to all NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. In 2016, over 12 lakh candidates had registered for this most sought-after undergraduate engineering exam. Aspiring candidates must go through the article below to know all the details about JEE Main 2017 including application form, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, result etc. 

 

A brief about JEE Main 2017:

JEE Main Exam Details

Specifications

Exam Name

JEE Main

Also known as

Joint Entrance Exam (Main)

Exam Type

National

Exam Category

Undergraduate (UG)

Conducting authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Number of JEE Main takers

12-13 lakh

Selection process

Admission through JoSAA counselling on the basis of candidates’ All India Ranks

Mode of exam

Offline, Online

Release of official notification

November 18, 2016

Paper 1

B.Tech/B.E.

Paper 2

B.Arch/B.Planning

Exam Time Duration 

3 hours 

Purpose of Test

Qualifying exam for admissions to 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 19 GFTIs

Qualifying test for appearing in JEE Advanced for admissions to 23 IITs

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Number of Questions in all 3 sections

360

Total Number of questions in Paper 1

90 (Physics 30)+(Chemistry 30)+(Mathematics 30)

Marking Scheme

For each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded

For each incorrect answer, 1 mark (negative marking) will be deducted  

JEE Main 2017 Result

April 27, 2017

 


What’s new in JEE Main 2017?

  • It is must to fill candidates' Aadhar Card number while filling the JEE Main 2017 Application Form

  • If not enrolled under Aadhaar, the aspirants must get Aadhaar number first

  • All aspiring candidates, except from the states of Assam, Jammu & Kashmir and Meghalaya will need Aadhaar Card number to fill JEE Main 2017 application form. Candidates belonging to Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir can fill the application form of JEE Main 2017 by using passport number, bank account, ration card number or any other valid government identity number.  

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  • JEE Main 2017 All India Ranks will be calculated without normalized score of class 12th marks now. Till the academic year 2016-17, JEE Main All India Ranks would be calculated with JEE Main scores and normalized marks of Class XII in the ratio 60:40.

  • According to an official announcement by MHRD, apart from admissions to IITs, the qualifying marks for admission to NITs, IIITs and GFTIs have also been revised. As per the notification, for candidates to qualify for admissions to NITs/IIITs/GFTIs, they should have secured at least 75% marks in class 12th exam or be in the top 20 percentile in the class 12th exam conducted by the respective boards. For SC/ST candidates, the eligibility criteria is 65% marks in class 12th. 

  • Top 2,20,000 candidates from JEE Main 2017 will be eligible to take JEE Advanced 2017. Till 2015, top 1,50,000 qualifiers of JEE Main were eligible to take JEE Advanced, the second stage of JEE, however, from 2016 onwards, the exam would filter top 2 lakh candidates from JEE Main for appearing in JEE Advanced, the second stage of the entrance exam for admissions to IITs.    

Time schedule of JEE Main 2017

(A) SCHEDULE for Pen and Paper based examination (April 2, 2017) Sunday

Timings for Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) 

Date and time for Paper-2(B.Arch./B. Planning.) 

a) Entry in the Examination Centre

0700 HRS. (IST)

1300 HRS. (IST)

b) Entry in the Examination Hall

0900 HRS. (IST)

1330 HRS. (IST)

c) Distribution of Test Booklet

0920 HRS. (IST)

1350 HRS. (IST)

d) Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/

opened to take out the Answer Sheet

0925 HRS. (IST)

1355 HRS. (IST)

e) Last entry in the Examination Hall

0930 HRS. (IST)

1400 HRS. (IST)

f) Test commences

0930 HRS. (IST)

1400 HRS. (IST)

g) Test concludes

1230 HRS. (IST)

1700 HRS. (IST)

Schedule for Computer Based Test PAPER-1 (B. E./B. TECH.): 08th & 09th April 2017

a) Entry in the Examination Centre

0700 HRS. (IST) Morning session 

1300 HRS. (IST) Afternoon session 

b) Entry in the Examination Hall

0900 HRS. (IST) Morning session

1330 HRS. (IST) Afternoon session

c) Last entry in the Examination Hall

0930 HRS. (IST) Morning session

1400 HRS. (IST) Afternoon session

d) Test commences

0930 HRS. (IST) Morning session

1400 HRS. (IST) Afternoon session

e) Test concludes

1230 HRS. (IST) Morning session

700 HRS. (IST) Afternoon session

JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria

 

Aadhaar Card Number Required: From admission year 2017-18, CBSE has added a new eligibility criteria wherein the aspiring candidates will have to possess Aadhaar card number to fill the application. 

 

Age criteria: Aspirants of JEE Main 2017 should have been born on or after October 1, 1992 (or 25 years of age) can apply. For candidate belonging to SC/ST and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) categories, the age limit is relaxed by 5 years. Candidates of these categories should have been born on or after October 1, 1987 (or 30 years or age).

 

Educational qualification: A student desirous of taking JEE Main 2017 should have passed class 12th or any equivalent qualifying test in 2015 or 2016 will be considered eligible. Students appearing in class 12th or any equivalent qualifying test in the year 2017 can also apply.

Important: For date of birth/age proof, only secondary education board/university certificate will be considered.

 

Number of subjects in qualifying exam: Students who aspire to take JEE main 2017 need to have passed 12th class/qualifying test should have taken atleast 5 subjects. With only 4 subjects, the candidates will not be considered eligible to appear in JEE main 2017.

 

Number of attempts: Aspirants can avail a maximum of 3 attempts for JEE Main.


JEE Main 2017 Application Form

JEE Main 2017 application correction facility will be available from January 25 to February 2. Candidates, who have registered for JEE Main 2017 can make changes or corrections in their applications as per the time frame. Candidates may also have to pay some additional fee (if applicable) while making changes/corrections in the application form of JEE Main 2017. The additional fee can be paid through credit/debit card/E-wallet (SBI buddy/Paytm) or through e-challan generated during the online correction by cash in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank between January 25 to February 4, 2017.

  • The application form of JEE Main 2017 was available from December 1, 2016 onwards, while the last date to fill the application form of JEE Main 2017 was January 16, 2017. JEE Main 2017 application fee date was extended by another day, from January 17 to 18. Application fee can now be paid till January 18 (11.59 pm).   

  • JEE Main 2017 application form was available in online mode only.

  • Candidates were required to register themselves in order to apply for JEE Main 2017.

After this, they must follow the step-wise procedure mentioned below:

 

Step 1: Download JEE Main 2017 information bulletin and prudently go through it. You must do this to ensure that you are eligible for appearing in the national level engineering entrance exam.

Step 2: Keep all the required documents and details including scanned images of a candidate's photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression ready before applying for JEE Main 2017.

Step 3: Start filling JEE Main 2017 application form. (Note: For filling the application form of JEE Main 2017, the aspirants first need to register themselves by creating a password. The password must be between 8 and 13 characters with the inclusion of a capital letter, a small case letter, a special character & a number).

Step 4: Upload all the scanned images and submit your JEE Main 2017 application form.

Step 5: Pay application/examination fee for JEE Main 2017 through debit/credit card or e-challan. E-challan will get generated after the application form submission. 

Step 6: Download acknowledgement slip and keep it safe with you for future reference.  

JEE Main 2017 application fee (in INR):

S.No.

Paper (s) Appearing

Pen and Paper Based Exam

Computer Based Examination
(Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only)

 

 

(General/OBC)

(SC/ST/PwD)

(General/OBC)

(SC/ST/PwD)

For exam centres in India

1

JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) or
JEE (Main)Paper-2 (B. Arch./ B.
Planning) only

1000 (Boys)
500 (Girls)

500 (Boys)
500 (Girls)

500 (Boys)
250 (Girls)

250 (Boys)
250 (Girls)

2

Both JEE (Main) Paper-1
(B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper-
2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning)

1800 (Boys)
900 (Girls)

900 (Boys)
900 (Girls)

1300 (Boys)
650 (Girls)

650 (Boys)
650 (Girls)

For exam centres in foreign country

1

JEE(Main)Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) or
JEE(Main)Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.
Planning) only

2500 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)

1250 (Boys)
1250 Girls)

2500 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)

1250 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)

2

Both JEE (Main) Paper-1
(B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper-
2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning)

3800 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)

1900 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)

3800 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)

1900 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)

 
(The JEE Main registration figures above are in lakhs)

JEE Main 2017 Important Dates

 

The important dates of JEE Main 2017 are the dates associated with all the crucial events of the engineering entrance exam. You must carefully follow up on JEE Main 2017 important dates so as to be aware about every event in advance. JEE Main 2017 important dates include dates of notification availability, availability of application form, exam, result announcement, admit card availability, release of rank cards, etc., along with time. 

Important Dates- JEE Main 2017

S.No.

Events

Dates

1

Application begins

December 1, 2016

2

Last date for application submission and uploading scanned images

January 16, 2017

3

Last date of application fee payment through credit/debit card

January 18, 2017 (11.59 pm)

4

Last date of application fee payment through e-challan

January 18, 2017 (11.59 pm)

5

Admit card availability for downloading

Second week of March 2017

6

Pencil-Paper Based Exam (Paper 1)

April 2, 2017 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) 

7

Pencil-Paper Based Exam (Paper 2)

April 2, 2017 (2 pm to 5 pm)

7

Online Exam

April 8 & 9, 2017 (First shift 9.30 am to 12.30 pm) and

(Second shift from 2 pm to 5 pm if required)

8

Display of Answer Key and OMR sheets

April 18-22, 2017

9

Acceptance of challenge of Answer Keys

Upto 5 pm on April 22, 2017 (on paying Rs. 1,000 per question)

10

Result - Scores

April 27, 2017

11

All India Ranks

April 27, 2017

12

Availability of JEE Main 2017 Rank Card

After declaration of AIRs


JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern

  • JEE Main 2017 will be conducted in two papers - Paper-1 (B. E./B.Tech) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.)

  • Aspirants can opt for either Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or for both the papers as per the programmes they want to take admission in.

S.No.

JEE Main 2017 Paper

Subjects

Type of Questions

Mode of Exam

1

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

Physics, Chemistry &

Mathematics

Objective type questions

Equal weightage given to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry 

Pen & Paper based

OR Computer based

2

Paper 2 (B.Arch./

B.Planning)

Mathematics – Part I

Aptitude Test – Part II &

Drawing Test – Part III

Objective type

Objective type

Questions to test drawing aptitude

Only Pen & Paper

based

Time duration: 3 hours

 

JEE Main 2017 Paper 1:

 

JEE Main 2017 paper 1 will have questions from Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.

 

JEE Main 2017 paper 1 pattern:

S.No.

Subject

Number of questions

Marks per question

1

Physics

30

4

2

Chemistry

30

4

3

Mathematics

30

4

4

Total

90

360

Type of questions: Paper 1 will have objective type questions where candidates have to choose 1 correct answer out of the four options.

Marking scheme:

  • 4 marks will be awarded for each correct response

  • 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer

  • No marks will be deducted if a candidate has not marked any answer option

Paper 2:

 

JEE Main 2017 paper 2 will have questions from Mathematics (part 1), Aptitude Test (Part 2) and Drawing Test (Part 3).

 

Medium of JEE Main 2017 Question Papers:

S.No.

Exam Centres

Medium

1

All Examination Centre Cities

English and Hindi Medium

2

Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English, Hindi and Gujarati


JEE Main 2017 Admit Card

 

JEE Main 2017 admit card will be available for those candidates who have successfully submitted their application form. The admit card of JEE Main 2017 will tentatively be available by the second week of March 2017. JEE Main admit card 2017 can be downloaded by entering application number and password. JEE Main 2017 admit card will carry important information on t like their name, date of birth, paper, gender, city, test center, state code of eligibility, etc. All candidates must carefully cross-check all the information on the admit card and ensure that the information printed is correct.

 

Note: If any discrepancy is found, the candidates should contact JEE Main Secretariat immediately to get it resolved.

 

Without a valid admit card of JEE Main 2017, the candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre or take the exam.


JEE Main 2017 Participating Institutes

 

JEE Main 2017 participating institutes are the engineering institutes that offer admissions to the qualifying candidates of JEE Main 2017 in their respective B.Tech/B.E. programmes. For academic year 2017-18, as many as 70 institutes (31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 19 GFTIs) will be participating in joint counselling and seat allocation procedure conducted by JoSAA.

 

Some states like Haryana, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha also offer admissions to undergraduate engineering aspirants in their respective engineering colleges on the basis of JEE Main ranks/scores. Apart from these, some reputed private engineering colleges also offer admission into their B.Tech programmes on the basis of JEE Main Ranks/scores.


JEE Main 2017 Syllabus

 

JEE Main 2017 syllabus gives a complete understanding to aspirants about the topics and chapters from all the related subjects from where the paper will be set. The syllabus helps candidates in preparing for the entrance examination in a better and organized way. Candidates can download or go through the complete syllabus of JEE Main 2017 on this page once it’s released by CBSE, the exam conducting body for JEE Main 2017.  


JEE Main 2017 Result 

 

JEE Main 2017 result will be announced on April 27, 2017 by CBSE. Through the result, candidates who have taken the engineering entrance exam, will be able to know their scores in (Paper 1 & 2). With JEE Main 2017 result, CBSE will also release the status of those candidates who qualify for the second stage exam, JEE Advanced 2017 for IIT admissions.

JEE Main 2017 All India Ranks will be announced separately later.


JEE Main 2017 Answer Key

 

CBSE will release official answer key for JEE Main 2017 paper 1 and paper 2 from April 18-22, 2017. Some leading coaching institutes will also release JEE Main 2017 answer key. The answer key will help the exam takers in cross-checking their responses which they select/opt for during the actual exam. Thus, they can have an idea about the marks they will be getting in JEE Main 2017 result.  


JEE Main 2017 Rank List

 

JEE Main 2017 Rank List is released separately by Joint Admission Board (JAB) wherein the exam takers’ All India Ranks are announced. Till 2016, the All India Ranks of JEE Main were calculated on the basis of examinees JEE Main score (60% weightage) coupled with normalized score of class 12th marks (40% weightage). However, the 40% weightage given to class 12th board marks have been scrapped for the academic year 2017-18.


JEE Main 2017 Cutoff 

 

JEE Main 2017 cutoff will be released by CBSE. Cutoff of JEE Main 2017 is the closing rank or minimum score that the examinees of JEE Main must obtain in order to be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2017, the second stage of JEE, for admissions to IITs.

 

In the academic year 2016-17, 100 was the JEE Main cutoff for general category candidates, while for OBC-NCL it was 70. SC candidates had a cutoff of 52, and JEE Main cutoff for ST candidates was 48. 

 

You may also see NITs Cutoff for Top B.Tech Branches

NITs Cutoff for B. Tech Computer Science and Engineering

JEE Main Cutoff for Top IIITs

JEE Main Cutoff for Top GFTIs


JEE Main 2017 Counselling

 

JEE Main 2017 counselling for admissions to NITs, IIITs and GFTIs is jointly conducted by JoSAA, Joint Seat Allocation Authority. In 2016, JoSAA had conducted 6 rounds of counselling and seat allotment for admissions to NITs+System. Howver, even after 6 rounds of seat allotment, over 3,100 seats were left vacant at 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 19 GFTIs. Before they appear in JEE Main 2017 counselling, the candidates need to fill their choices as per the counselling schedule of JEE Main 2017.

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Stay tuned to engineering.careers360.com for more news and updates on JEE Main 2017. 

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