What is JEE Main

Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main is the national level undergraduate engineering entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education for admission to BTech/BE programmes in 33 NITs and 18 IIITs. It also acts as the first stage or preliminary exam for admission to 23 IITs including ISM Dhanbad. Along with NITs & IIITs, various government f..Read More

JEE Main Important Dates

Exam Date
Exam Date


02/Apr/201712:00 AM to 12:00 AM

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JEE Main Application Details

  • Candidate will be required to register through the official website of JEE Main. 
  • After Registration they have to fill their personal, educational and communication details. 
  • After filling all the details, candidates will be required to upload the scanned photograph and image of their signatures. 
  • As the last step of filling application form, candidates have to pay the application fee online


JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

  • Only those candidates (General Category) who are 25 years or less on October 1 of the admission year are eligible to appear in JEE Main. However, in case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates with 30 years of age on or after October 1 of the admission year are eligible to apply for JEE Main. 
  • Only those candidates, who have passed their class 12th exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in the preceding year of the amission and a year before the preceding year or those who are appearing in their class 12th exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in the same admission year of JEE Main are eligible to appear in the engineering entrance test. 
  • Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE Main.
  • The number of attempts, which a candidate can avail at JEE Main shall be limited to three.


JEE Main Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

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Net Banking
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JEE Main Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Three
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JEE Main Exam Centers

JEE Main exam will be held at 23 centers across the country

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JEE Main Counselling Details

  • JEE Main Counselling & Seat Allotment is conducted by the JOSAA.
  • Candidates have to register themselves online to fill their choices of branch and institute.
  • Candidates must be very careful while filling their choices as the seats to a candidate will be allocated according to the order of choices filled by the candidate.
  • After filling their choices for counselling, candidates must lock their choices with utmost care and before the specified deadline.
  • Seat Allocation of a candidate is done on the basis of his/her All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main and the choices filled in by the candidate during the Counselling Procedure.
  • Seat Allotment for NITs, IIITs and GFTIs will be done in the four rounds of Counselling

More Insights About JEE Main Exam

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Geographical Diversity

Top Following States

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Maharashtra

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