JEE Main 2017

JEE Main 2017JEE Main 2017 - The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had conducted JEE Main 2017 on April 2 (offline) and April 8 & 9 (online). JEE Main 2017 is the largest undergraduate engineering entrance test in the country for admissions to the UG engineering / architecture courses at  the NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The JEE Main result 2017 will be declared by CBSE on April 27, 2017 for Paper 1 along with the Score and All India Rank (AIR) of candidates. JEE Main 2017 result for paper 2 will be announced on May 27. The JEE Main Official Answer Key 2017 was available from April 18 along with the recorded responses of the candidates. This year, Class XII marks will not be considered while computing the JEE Main ranks. However as per the new eligibility criteria, candidates will now require a minimum of 75% in their Class XII (65% for SC/ST) or be in the top 20 percentile of their states to be eligible for the admissions to the NITs, GFTIs and the IIITs which are participating in the common counselling through JoSAA. Students belonging to Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland, Odisha must also appear for JEE Main 2017 to avail admission in their respective states. Check the full article to know more about the admit card, exam pattern, result, counselling and more of JEE Main 2017.

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  • Know where you stand.
  • Know the overall JEE Main scoring pattern.

 

The entrance examination of JEE Main is the first stage for admissions into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and is also a gateway for all of the NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The total number of registered applicants for the JEE Main 2017 Pen and Paper based exam is 10,15,349, while the total number of registered applicants appearing for the Computer based exam is 183640.

 

Salient Features of JEE Main 2017

S.No

Features

Specifications

1

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017

2

Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

3

Exam Level

National Level

4

Category of Examination

Undergraduate (UG)

5

Mode of Exam

Online and Offline

6

Duration of Examination

3 hours

7

Paper I

B.Tech / B.E.

8

Paper II

B.Arch / B.Planning

9

Announcement of Official Notification

November 18, 2016

10

Number of JEE Main 2017 applicants

1,198,989

11

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying examination for admissions into NITs, IIITs and GFTI.

Qualifying Test for JEE Advanced which provides admissions into IITs.

12

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

13

Total Marks

360

14

Total Number of Questions in Paper

90 Questions (30 Questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

15

Marking Scheme

4 marks will be allotted for each correct response.

For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted.

16

JEE Main Exam

April 2 (Offiline) and April 8 & 9, 2017 (Online)

17 

JEE Main Offcial Answer Key 

April 18, 2017

18

JEE Main Result & Rank List

April 27, 2017

19

Selection Process

Admission through JoSAA counselling on the basis of the applicants All India Rank

Number of Students appearing in JEE Main 2017

S.No

Particulars

Number of Applicants

1

Total number of candidates appearing in offline mode of JEE Main 2017

10,15349

2

Total number of candidates registered for online mode of exam

1,83,640

3

Male applicants registered for both modes of the exam

8,62,526

4

Female applicants registered for both modes of the exam

3,36,460

5

Transgender applicants registered for both modes of the exam

3

 6

Total number of applicants registered for JEE Main 2017

1,198,989

JEE Main Result 2017

 

CBSE will be announcing the result of JEE Main 2017 on April 27. All of the applicants who participate in the engineering entrance examination will be able to access their result in online mode. The scores of the applicants will be published in the result of JEE Main 2017. The status of those applicants who have qualified for the second stage examination i.e, JEE Advanced 2017 for IIT admissions, will also be released. The applicants are to note that the results will not be sent to them individually.

 

How to check JEE Main 2017 Result? 

  • Test takers have to Click on the link here to get access to the JEE Main 2017 Result portal (The link will be updated soon)

  • Now they need to enter their roll number and date of birth

  • Now, click on submit button and you will have JEE Main result 2017 in front of you

  • Check yoour score and ranks and download the Rank Card of JEE Main 2017 

  • Candidates will also get to know their qualifying status for JEE Advanced 2017

JEE Main Rank List 2017

 

The rank list of JEE Main 2017 will be released by the Joint Admission Board (JAB) on April 27 along with the result. The All India Ranks of the applicants will be announced through the rank list. The normalised scores of 12th standard examination will not be counted anymore for the decision of the ranking. The JEE Main Rank List 2017 will display the All India rank of the candidate along with the All India Category rank. The All India Rank will be used by JoSAA for admissions while the other ranks are for information only.

JEE Main Cutoff 2017

 

The cutoff of JEE Main 2017 will be announced by CBSE which will consist of the closing ranks or minimum scores that all applicants will have to obtain to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2017. If the applicant is not able to meet the cutoff then he/she will not be allowed to move forward to the next stage of the admission procedure into the IITs.

 

JEE Main Cutoff 2016

S.No

Category

Cut-Off Score

1

General Category

100

2

OBC-NCL

70

3

Scheduled Caste

52

4

Scheduled Tribe

48

Top 10 NIT Colleges Cutoff 2016

S.No

Name of NIT College

Opening Rank 

Closing Rank

1

NIT Calicut

11

28679

2

NIT Durgapur

69

45159

3

NIT Kurukshetra

35

29806

4

NIT Raipur

26

90465

5

NIT Rourkela

15

71467

6

NIT Surathkal

4

32588

7

NIT Srinagar

74

252451

8

NIT Tiruchirappalli

57

26489

9

NIT Uttarakhand

264

56366

10

NIT Warangal

5

29270

Top 5 IIIT Colleges Cutoff 2016

S.No

Name of IIIT College

Opening Rank 

Closing Rank

1

IIIT, Allahabad

70

16198

2

IIIT, Guwahati

1396

27928

3

IIIT, Gwalior

89

17860

4

IIIT, Jabalpur

168

25501

5

IIIT, Kancheepuram

142

30344

Top 3 GFTI Colleges Cutoff 2016

S.No

Name of GFTI College

Opening Rank 

Closing Rank

1

BITS Mesra

31

51314

2

GKV Haridwar

116

50951

3

IT-GGU Bilaspur

360

53965

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2017

 

JEE Main 2017 acts as a gateway for applicants into the various prestigious engineering institutes of India. The participating institutes of JEE Main 2017 includes 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs), 20 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and 19 Government Funded Technical Institutions (GFTIs). Some of the states like Haryana, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha also offer admissions to undergraduate engineering aspirants in their respective colleges on the basis of JEE Main 2017 scores. Some of the reputed private engineering colleges also offer admission based on the JEE scores.

 

JEE Main Counselling 2017

 

The counselling session of JEE Main 2017 is conducted by Joint Seat Allocation  Authority (JoSAA). Only those applicants who have qualified in JEE Main 2017 will be able to participate in the counselling session. The applicants will have to register themselves and select their preferred college and course. Online allocation of seats will be done based on the applicant’s ranking, category, availability of seats and other factors. After the seat allocation is done, the applicants will have to report at their allotted institute for document verification and fee payment. JoSAA conducts 6 rounds of counselling and the applicants will be allotted into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs.

 

Documents to be Submitted during Verification;

  • 3 Passport size Photographs

  • JEE Main Admit Card 2017

  • JEE Main Result 2017

  • Proof of Date of Birth

  • Seat Allotment letter

  • Photo Identity Card

  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment

  • 12th standard Mark Sheet

  • Category Certificate (if applicable) 

JEE Main Important Dates 2017

 

The important dates of JEE Main 2017 have been officially announced by CBSE for the admission events. The applicants will be able to refer to the dates listed below in the table to know when the important events of the engineering entrance examination will be held. All of the admission events have to be completed before the final date allotted by the conducting authority.

 

JEE Main 2017 Important Dates

S.No

Admission Events

Important Dates

1

Start of Online Registrations

December 1, 2016

2

Final Date for Submission of Application Form

January 16, 2017

3

Last Date for Payment of Application Fees through  credit card/debit card or e-challan

January 18, 2017 (11:59 PM)

4

Release Of Admit Card

March 14, 2017

5

Offline JEE Main 2017 Examination (Paper I)

April 2, 2017 (9:30AM to 12:30 PM)

6

Offline JEE Main 2017 Examination (Paper II)

April 2, 2017 (2 PM to 5 PM)

7

Online JEE Main 2017 Examination

April 8 & April 9, 2017 (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM)

8

Display of Answer Key and OMR Sheets

April 18 – April 22, 2017

9

Acceptance of Challenge of Answer Keys

Upto April 22, 2017 (5 PM)

10

Announcement of Result

April 27, 2017

11

Declaration of All India Ranks

April 27, 2017

12

Availability of JEE Main 2017 Rank Card

After declaration of AIRs

JEE Main Answer Key 2017

 

The official answer key of JEE Main 2017 has been released by CBSE on April 18. Along with the answer key of JEE Main 2017, the exam conducting authority has also provided the facility for challenging the answer key and recorded responses. Earlier, leading coaching centres like Resonance, Allen Kota, Akash, FIITJEE, etc. had released the JEE Main 2017 answer key. The Answer keys for all sets of the question paper is now available. The applicants will be able to use the answer key to cross check their answers with the correct responses. This will give the applicants an idea regarding the scores they might secure before the actual release of the official result. The answer key has been announced for each set of the JEE Main 2017 question paper. The applicants are also able to challenge the answer key till April 22, 2017. 

 

JEE Main Rank Predictor 2017

 

After successfully completing the JEE Main 2017 examination, the applicants will be able to check their probable ranks before the official results by using JEE Main Rank Predictor 2017. By submitting the requisite details like expected scores, category and more, the estimated ranks of the applicants will be calculated. A personal profile will also be generated through which the applicants will be able to shortlist the names of the colleges which will be open for admission based on their ranking. The applicants will have to note that the estimated ranks may not be 100% accurate.

 

JEE Main Admit Card 2017

 

The admit card of JEE Main 2017 was available in online mode. Only those applicants who have successfully submitted the application form and are eligible will be issued the admit card. The application number and date of birth has to be entered by the applicant to download the admit card. The name of the applicant, date of birth, gender, paper, city, test centre, state code of eligibility and more will be present in the admit card of JEE Main 2017. The admit card is to be kept safe by the applicants as it will be needed to enter the examination centre. If the applicants find any discrepancy in their admit card, then they are requested to contact the authorities.

 

 

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2017

 

The following sections can be referred to by the applicants while preparing for the examination of JEE Main 2017.

 

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2017

 

JEE Main 2017 was held in offline mode on April 2, 2017 and in online mode on April 8 and April 9, 2017. The examination paper was divided into two parts – Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and Paper II (B.Arch and B.Planning). Paper II of JEE Main 2017 was conducted only in offline mode. The applicants could opt for one of the papers or for both as per the programmes they want to take admission in. The duration of JEE Main 2017 examination is 3 hours. The JEE Main Exam Pattern 2017 is given below.

 

Paper I

S.NoParticularsDetails

1

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

2

Type of Questions

Objective

3

Mode of Examination

Online or Offline

4

Duration

3 hours

5

Number of Questions

90

6

Marking Scheme

4 marks will be allotted per correct response

7

Negative Marking

¼ marks will be deducted per incorrect response

Paper II

S.NoParticularsDetails

1

Subjects

Part I – Mathematics

Part II – Aptitude Test

Part III – Drawing Test

2

Types of Questions

Part I – Objective Type

Part II – Objective Type

Part III – Questions to test drawing aptitude

3

Mode of Examination

Offline

4

Duration

3 hours

Language Medium of JEE Main 2017

S.NoExam CentresMedium of Language

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

3

Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra

English, Hindi, Marathi and Urdu

JEE Main 2017 Exam Schedule

 

JEE Main 2017 Offline Exam (April 2, 2017)

S.NoScheduleTimings for Paper I

Timings for Paper II

1

Entry in the Exam Centre

7:00 AM

1:00 PM

2

Entry in Exam Hall

9:00 AM

1:30 PM

3

Distribution of Test Booklet

9:20 AM

1:50 PM

4

Seal of the Test Booklet to be Broken/Opened

9:25 AM

1:55 PM

5

Last Entry in the Examination Hall

9:30 AM

2:00 PM

6

Commencement of Test

9:30 AM

2:00 PM

7

Conclusion of Test

12:30 PM

5:00 PM

JEE Main 2017 Online Exam (April 8 and April 9, 2017)

S.NoScheduleTimings for Paper I

Timings for Paper II

1

Entry in the Exam Centre

7:00 AM

1:00 PM

2

Entry in Exam Hall

9:00 AM

1:30 PM

3

Last Entry in the Examination Hall

9:30 AM

2:00 PM

4

Commencement of Test

9:30 AM

2:00 PM

5

Conclusion of Test

12:30 PM

5:00 PM

 

JEE Main Syllabus 2017

 

Knowing the syllabus of JEE Main 2017 will allow the applicants to prepare well for the examination. The exam consists of topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for Paper I and Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing for Paper II. All of the topics are of 12th class qualifying examination standard. The applicants have to thoroughly revise their 12th standard studies and books to prepare for JEE Main 2017. Read the details on JEE Main Syllabus 2017.

 

JEE Main Sample Paper 2017

 

While preparing for the examination, the applicants are advised to check and solve the sample papers and previous year question papers of JEE Main 2017. Solving these papers will let the applicants have a proper idea regarding the examination pattern and time management. It will also let the applicants put their studies in a practical use. There is a greater possibility of success in cracking the entrance examination by practising using these sample papers.

 

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

The eligibility criteria of JEE Main 2017 are some criteria that the applicants will have to meet in order to be eligible for admission. If these applicants are not able to satisfy the criteria then he/she will not be allowed to participate in the entrance examination of JEE Main 2017. The applicants are advised to read the full eligibility criteria before registering themselves.

  • Age: The applicants should have been born on or after October 1, 1992 (or be 25 years old) to be eligible for admission. The age criteria have been relaxed for the SC/ST/PwD categories by 5 years. The applicants of these categories should have been born on or after October 1, 1987 (or be 30 years of age).

  • Academic Requirements: Should have qualified 12th standard (or equivalent) qualifying examination in the year 2015 or 2016. The applicants who are appearing for the 12th standard qualifying examination in the year 2017 are also eligible.

  • Qualifying Marks: The General Category applicants should have scored at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the qualifying examination of 12th standard. SC/ST applicants need to secure 65% marks.

  • Number of Subjects in Qualifying Examination: The applicants need to have taken at least five subjects in the 12th standard qualifying examination. If the applicant has qualified with only 4 subjects then he/she will not be considered eligible.

  • Aadhaar Card Number: A new eligibility criteria has been added by CBSE from the session of 2017-18. All applicants need to have registered Aadhaar Card Number to be able to fill the application form.

  • Number of Attempts: The applicants will be able to attempt JEE Main 3 times. 

JEE Main Application Form 2017

 

The application form of JEE Main 2017 was available in online mode for all eligible applicants from December 1, 2016 till January 16, 2017. The applicants were required to register themselves to be eligible for the entrance examination of JEE Main 2017. No other mode of application was accepted. The date to pay the application fee was extended till January 18, 2017. While filling the application form, the applicants had to make sure that the scanned copies of their photograph , signature and left hand thumb impression as per the required specifications have to be uploaded. All of the information submitted had to be as per the documents possessed by the applicants.  Since the application process has ended, the following steps can be checked by the applicants for reference.

 

Steps to fill JEE Main 2017 Application Form

 

Step 1 – Registration: The applicants will have to register themselves. A password will have to be created for future purpose.

Step 2 – Filling of Information: Next, the applicants will have to enter their exam related, personal, academic, communication and other details.

Step 3 – Uploading of Images: The scanned copies of the applicant’s photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression has to be uploaded properly.

Step 4 – Payment of Application Fees: The application fees has to be paid by online method or e-challan.

Step 5 – Print out of Application Form: The applicants will have to download the acknowledgement page for future use.

 

 

JEE Main 2017 Gender-wise applications:

 

 

Application Fees of JEE Main 2017

 

The applicants had to pay the application fees through online mode i.e., credit card/debit card/E-Wallet (SBI buddy/Paytm) or through challan generated by cash in the Syndicate Bank/Canara Bank/ICICI Bank/HDFC Bank.

 

JEE Main 2017 Application Fees

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 I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs. 1000 (Boys)

Rs. 500 (Girls)

Rs. 500 (Boys)

Rs. 500 (Girls)

Rs. 500 (Boys)

Rs. 250 (Girls)

Rs. 250 (Boys)

Rs. 250 (Girls)

2

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Rs. 1800 (Boys)

Rs. 900 (Girls)

Rs. 900 (Boys)

Rs. 900 (Boys)

Rs. 1300 (Boys)

Rs. 650 (Girls)

Rs. 650 (Boys)

Rs. 650 (Girls)

For Exam Centres in Foreign Country

1

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs. 2500 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 1250 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 2500 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 1250 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

2

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Rs. 3800 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 1900 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 3800 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 1900 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Correction Facility of JEE Main 2017

 

The registered applicants were able to correct their application form of JEE Main 2017 from January 25 till February 3, 2017. The applicants will have to login using their application number, password and security pin. All necessary corrections and editing can be done by the applicants and if applicable, payment of additional fees may also have to be done. The applicants will not be allowed to change their mode of examination from online to offline.

 

What is New in JEE Main 2017?

  • The Aadhaar Card number is mandatory  for candidates applying to JEE Main. Students from Assam, Jammu & Kashmir and Meghalaya are exempted and can use their passport number, bank account, ration card number or any other valid government identity number.

  • The JEE Main ranks will not be computed using the normalized Class XII marks. The ranks will be based on the actual scores obtained by candidates in the JEE Main exam.

  • For admissions to the NITs, IIITs and GFTIS, applicants should have secured at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in 12th standard examination conducted by the respective boards.For SC/ST Category students, this eligibility criteria is 65%. check the details as per the official announcement of MHRD.

  • Only the top 2,20,000 qualified applicants of JEE Main 2017 will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2017.  Till 2015, only the top 1,50,000 qualifying applicants of JEE Main were eligible for this with the number going up to 2 lakh applicants in 2016. 

Frequently Asked Questions of JEE Main 2017

 

Q1. Can the applicants appear for both the papers of JEE Main 2017

Ans: Yes, the applicants can attempt both the examination papers or are free to select one.

 

Q2. What action is to be taken, if the applicants have opted Hindi/Gujarati medium for examination and wants to appear in English medium?

Ans: The applicants who have selected Hindi/Gujarati medium will get the question paper which will be bilingual (both in Hindi/English and Gujarati/English). The applicant can attempt any medium during the examination.

 

Q3. Whether the candidates appeared in Paper – 2 are eligible for admission to B.Arch. course in IITs?

Ans: No, the applicants will not be eligible for B.Arch course in IITs. There will be a separate examination procedure for that.

 

Q4. Can the mode of examination be changed during the correction facility of JEE Main 2017?

Ans: The applicant will not be able to change their mode of examination from online to offline during the correction facility of JEE Main 2017.

 

Q5. Is Aadhaar Card Number mandatory?

Ans: The applicants will have to enter their Aadhaar Card number in the application form to be successfully registered. No application form will be accepted without the Aadhaar Card number.

 

Keep tuned to http://www.engineering.careers360.com/ for the latest updates on JEE Main 2017

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