JEE Main 2017: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

JEE Main 2017 FAQsDo you have any query regarding JEE Main 2017? Want to know who is eligible to apply for JEE Main 2017? Aspiring to take the national level engineering entrance test for admissions to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information technology (IIITs) and Government Funded technical Institutes (GFTIs), but having lack of clarity over various aspects? Don’t worry, Careers360 brings you answers pertaining to the entrance exam, application form, aadhaar card, etc. Go through JEE Main 2017 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and move on to apply for the entrance test if something stops you from applying for the engineering entrance test. 

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Q1. I have recently submitted the request for updation in Aadhaar details (including biometric updation), however, I am unable to apply with the updated Aadhaar Card Details. What should I do?

Ans: Such candidates have to apply for JEE Main 2017 by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

 

Q2. My Aadhaar authentication failed in the first step of application submission due to

these possibilities - (a) I may not have entered the details exactly same as mentioned on their Aadhaar card and or (b) My biometric is not updated in Aadhaar. What is the solution against this problem?

Ans: The candidates should verify whether they have entered the details exactly same as mentioned on their Aadhaar card. Such candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre for biometric updation and apply for JEE Main 2017 by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

 

Q3. The date of birth is not fully or incorrectly mentioned in Aadhaar card or only birth year is mentioned. What do I need to do in this case?

Ans: Such candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre and apply for JEE Main 2017 by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

 

Q4. My name in Aadhaar Card in not exactly similar or the pattern is different to the one in my school records. What to do?

Ans: Such candidates should submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre and apply for JEE Main 2017 by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrolment ID/UR No. (Including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.

 

Or

 

Should fill the form of JEE Main 2017 with old details in Aadhaar card and thereafter submit a correction request at Aadhaar centre. The updated details in Aadhaar may be corrected in JEE Main 2017 at later stage by the process which will be notified in due course of time.

 

Q5. The name of father/mother is not exactly same as in school records. The address mentioned in Aadhaar has been changed due to transfer or some other reason. What needs to be done in this case?

Ans: As these particulars are not being matched with Aadhaar data, so the candidates should correctly fill these particulars as per school records. The present/permanent address may also be filled accordingly since CBSE does not send any communication on the candidates’ address.

 

Q6. How can the candidates of Assam/J&K/Meghalaya having no Aadhaar Card apply for JEE Main 2017?

Ans: Candidates who have passed or are appearing in class XII examination from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya need to enter the passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. Identity number provided they should select the city of examination in these states only.

 

Q7. Can the Candidates of Assam/J&K/Meghalaya having Aadhaar Card choose Examination Centre across India in JEE Main 2017?

Ans: Candidates who have passed or are appearing in class XII examination from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya having Aadhaar Card can choose the examination centre across India. Candidate must ensure that name, date of birth & gender in online application for JEE Main 2017 must be same in X, XII Certificate/Marksheet and Aadhaar Card details for the purpose of his/her identity and authentication.

 

Q8. How can the candidates outside India (PIO/OCI/NRI) apply for JEE Main 2017 without Aadhaar?

Ans: Candidates outside India may apply through Passport details.

 

Q9. Is Aadhaar mandatory for applying in JEE Main 2017?

Ans: According to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) officials, all the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI. The new eligibility criteria introduced by the exam conducting authority means that an aspirant will not be able to submit online applications unless it carries his/her AADHAAR number. In case, an aspirant does not hold an AADHAR number, he/she will have to apply for it first and then apply for JEE Main 2017.

 

For more details on this, the candidates must go through the following:

How to fill JEE Main 2017 Application Form?

JEE Main 2017: AADHAAR number must to fill application form

JEE Main 2017: CBSE sets up Aadhaar Facilitation Centres; Alternate identification scheme for J&K, Assam, Meghalaya

JEE Main 2017 - Latest news and updates

 

Q10. Will a candidate have a choice to change the mode of examination?

Ans: Yes, but a candidate can change mode of examination from pen & paper examination to computer based examination.

 

Q11. What mistakes can be corrected during month of January 2017 when the corrections will be allowed by the Board?

Ans: The correction in particulars can be done only if the candidates have paid the fee and completed all the steps of online application form of JEE Main 2017. The candidates can modify all the particulars including city of examination, Paper - 2 to Paper -1 and vice versa or select both papers of his/her application form during the facility of correction in January, 2017. The balance fee, if any due to correction in particulars, will have to be paid by the candidates during that period. However, change of mode of examination from computer based to pen paper based examination is not allowed.

 

Q12. What if the candidates have applied for both paper 1 & Paper 2 but do not want to appear in Paper – 2 or Paper -1?

Ans: There is no compulsion for such candidates to appear in both papers, they can appear in the paper of their choice. But there is no refund of fee.

 

Q13. If the candidates appearing in class 12th examination in 2017 or improvement examination in 2017, will they enter their roll number of class 12th?

Ans: The option of entering Roll Number is not mandatory, if it is allotted then mention it, otherwise leave it empty and fill the remaining options in the JEE Main 2017.

 

Q14. What action is to be taken if the candidate has submitted more than one application?

Ans: Normally, at the time of issuing admit card of JEE Main, both the applications of a candidate (which appear to be similar) are merged and only one admit card is issued. However, the candidates should send e-mail to [email protected] mentioning both the application numbers and specifying clearly the application number which they want to be considered.

 

Q15. In case the candidate(s) fails to book the date for online examination after paying the fees or the capacity in the selected city is full, how will they know about the date and session of the examination?

Ans: If a candidate does not make any selection, he/she shall be randomly assigned a slot/date as per the availability of the same in the examination city selected by them. Details of session and slot will be mentioned on their admit card which can be downloaded from the website during March 2017 as per schedule.

 

Q16. What action is to be taken, if the candidate has opted Hindi/Gujarati medium for examination and wants to appear in English medium?

Ans: The question paper will be bilingual (both in Hindi/English and Gujarati/English) for the candidates who have opted Hindi/Gujarati medium. The candidate can attempt question in any medium during examination.

 

Q17. What action is to be taken if the candidate has opted English medium for examination and wants to appear Hindi/Gujarati in medium?

Ans: Such candidates should do the correction in their application form. In computer based examination, candidates can choose the medium on their screen during the examination.

 

Q18. Who is eligible for JEE Main 2017?

Ans: For JEE Main 2017, only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 or2016; or those who are appearing in their class 12th exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2017. Candidates who passed class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2014 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2018 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2017. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying examinations in 2014, did not pass in 2014, but passed in 2015 are also not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2017.

 

Q19. If a candidate has passed in 2015/2016 and has appeared for improvement in 2017, what should he/she fill in the academic details section?

Ans: Select the year of passing class 12th as 2015/2016 and enter the roll number, name of the board and other details of 2015/2016 in the application form. Select ‘yes’ in the column – appearing for improvement examination. The roll number of improvement examination 2017 may be filled in the month of March at the time of downloading admit cards of JEE Main 2017.

 

Q20. What is the State of Eligibility for the Improvement Candidates/Institution Abroad/NIOS?

Ans: If a candidate has passed class 12th/equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed class 12th/equivalent qualifying examination and not the state from where he/she has appeared for improvement.

 

For Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate. Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the state in which the study centre is located. The State of Eligibility is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal/Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO.

 

Q21. In case photograph is not having name and date, would the form be rejected?

Ans: Name of the candidate and date on which the photograph is taken is to be mentioned on the photograph, but in case uploaded photograph does not have name and date, the form will not be rejected and no correction is required in such a case and he/she will be issued admit card for appearing in JEE Main 2017 as usual.

 

Q22. Is thumb impression mandatory while filling JEE Main 2017 form?

Ans: There is no need to upload thumb impression in online application of JEE Main 2017.

 

Q 23. How will an NRI or a foreign student enter his/her mobile number?

Ans: Such candidates should enter the mobile number of his/her relative residing in India.

 

Q24. Whether the candidates appeared in Paper – 2 are eligible for admission to B.Arch. course in IITs?

Ans: No, the candidates appeared in Paper – 2 are eligible for admission to B. Arch. Course only in NITs/SPAs other CFTIs (where B.Arch. course is available). For admission to B.Arch. in IITs, there is separate procedure for which the candidates should see the website of IITs.

 

Q25. What is Eligibility for Diploma Students in JEE Main 2017?

Ans: Yes, to appear in JEE Advanced 2017 a diploma holder can apply in JEE Main 2017 but his/her rank and score for JEE Main 2017 will not be declared as diploma holders cannot apply for admission in NITs and CFTIs through JEE Main channel.

 

Q26. What are HSC vocational courses?

Ans: Different states can have different HSC vocational courses, so students of different states will have to verify it from their particular state.

 

Q27. How does one know name of the boards recognized under Association of Indian Universities?

Ans: you can check it by visit this website www.aiuweb.org.

 

Q28. What to do if continuous time out or file not found error occurs while filling online application of JEE Main 2017?

 

Ans: Use Mozilla Firefox/Internet Explorer (above 9.0) and good internet connection while filling online Application Form of JEE Main 2017. In case of continuous times out clear cookies and history of the browser and fill in off-peak hours.

 

Q29. While paying the fee what should a candidate do in case of failed transaction?

Ans: If the payment status of online transaction (by credit/debit card) is not communicated by payment gateway in real time then fee payment is not completed and candidate will not be able to download acknowledgement page. In this case, the candidates are required to pay the fees again either through online transaction or by e-challan and download the acknowledgement page. Your amount of failed transaction of credit/debit card will be refunded back within 7 to 10 days to card account. In case, fee payment is made through e-challan and the fee is not updated on the website, the candidate should contact the concerned bank/branch for updation of fee. Even if the challan is not updated by the bank till last date, such candidates should send the copy of paid e-challan through e-mail on [email protected].

 

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First Published On : 22 Dec 2016 07:32 PM IST
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