JEE Main: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern 2018

JEE Main: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern 2018

JEE Main 2018 is a national level engineering entrance exam for admission in BE / B.Tech, B.Arch / B.Plan, organized by CBSE. Engineering colleges whi

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JEE Main 2018 is a national level engineering entrance exam for admission in BE / B.Tech, B.Arch / B.Plan, organized by CBSE. Engineering colleges which offer admission on basis of JEE Main are NITs, IIITs, CFTIs. More than a million candidates appear this entrance exam in India and CBSE has the official authority to conduct the exam and declaration of results. Engineering aspirants will get latest news and updates related to JEE Main 2018.

JEE Main 2018

Notification regarding JEE Main 2018 is will be released in November 2017. The application form will be available in December for one month. The Joint Entrance Examination Main will be held in April 2017.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Dates

CBSE will announce official exam dates of JEE Main 2018 in the month of November. Until then, a tentatively expected timeline is given below on basis of past year schedule.

Important Event Dates (Expected)
CBSE will issue official JEE Main 2018 Notification 4th week of November 2017
Availability of online application form at 1st week of December 2017
Last date to submit application form 1st week of January 2018
Candidates might get a chance to upload new images in case old images had issues 4th week of December 2017
End of image correction, if it is made available 1st week of February 2018
One time opportunity to edit mistakes in application form might be given in 1st week of January 2018
Last date to correct data in application form 1st week of February 2018
Download admit card in 2nd week of March 2018
Conduct of offline (pen and paper based) test 1st week of April 2018
Conduct of online (computer based) test 2nd week of April 2018
Display of OMR sheet and answer key 3rd week of April 2018
Declaration of results 4th week of April 2018

JEE Main Changes Introduced So Far And Expected Alterations

Various changes were proposed in JEE Main 2018, however, none will be executed. MHRD was wanting to present a solitary building placement test from this session yet that has been put on hold. Insofar, there are a couple of changes as thought about the past adaptations of JEE that can be noted. They are as per the following:

  • All India Rank of JEE Main will be exclusively on a premise of imprints acquired in the exam; there will be no weightage for class twelfth imprints.
  • An applicant probably got no less than 75% stamps in the class twelfth examination, or ought to be in the best 20 percentile in board request to get admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs taking an interest through JoSAA. SC/ST applicants should have gotten 65% imprints. These criteria of board imprints and percentile might be actualized at advising stage.
  • Aadhaar card points of interest will be required to fill application frame.
  • A hopeful who does not have Aadhaar card is encouraged to visit UIDAI recorded focuses and complete Aadhaar enrolment.
  • Understudies from JnK, Assam, Meghalaya will be permitted to utilize visa/driving permit, voter ID rather than Aadhaar for enlistment.

JEE Main Application Form 2018

Applicants are asked for to check the qualification criteria and detailed information in brochure before beginning to top off the application type of JEE Main 2018. Following are the vital features of JEE Main application form.

  • CBSE will issue JEE Main application form in online mode. There won’t be any disconnected/printed copies of the form.
  • Hopefuls must allude reports and testaments for genuine points of interest when they apply for JEE Main.
  • Date of accessibility of JEE Main online form is relied upon from December 2017 to January 2018.
  • Essential data to be filled in it will incorporate individual subtle elements, correspondence information, for example, email ID and portable number, instructive capability, exam focus inclinations. Likewise, photo and mark of determined measurements will likewise be transferred.
  • Aspirants must not hold up till a minute ago to apply for JEE Main or expect augmentations in due date.
  • The filled in application form can be printed and kept securely for future reference.

Application Fee:

The application fee is payable as per the following table which candidates had to pay fee last time for JEE Mains:

Papers Pen and Paper Based (Offline JEE Main) Computer Based (Online JEE Main)
Category General / OBC (only boys) SC / ST / PwD / All Girls General / OBC (only boys) SC / ST / PwD / All Girls
Examination centre in India
Paper I or Paper II 1000 500 500 250
Paper I and Paper II 1800 900 1300 350
Examination centre outside India
Paper I or Paper II 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper I and Paper II 3800 1900 3800 1900
  • Modes of fee payment are the credit card, debit card, e-challan.
  • E-Challan is expected to be payable at Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank, ICICI, HDFC Bank.
  • CBSE will not accept fees for the paper I or paper II in any other mode such as DD, IPO, money order.

JEE Main Application Form Correction

  • Applicants must influence sections in application to form deliberately and not commit errors anticipating that a shape remedy should be given.
  • CBSE may open two separate windows – one for picture remedy, and another for information rectification.
  • A few particulars may be permitted to be altered in the application form one week subsequent to shutting date. In the event that it happens, at that point, redress expense will likewise be there.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

There is an upper age restrain for JEE Main examination, which is as per the following:

  • Date of Birth: An applicant who was conceived on or after October 01, 1993 is just qualified to apply for JEE Main.
  • Age unwinding: If a hopeful has a place with SC/ST/PWD classification then an unwinding of 5 years is material. At the end of the day, their date of birth can be on or after October 01, 1989.
  • Age will be computed according to DOB said in Secondary Education Board/University authentication.

Qualification Criteria

  • Hopefuls must fulfill the necessity of year of showing up in the qualifying examination, number of subjects considered in QE as given underneath:

  • Qualifying Exam: A rundown of satisfactory QEs will be given in JEE Main data handout. It will incorporate 10+2 last test of the year by a perceived board, Inter or PU exams, NDA last examination, SSSE by NIOS with least of 5 subjects, school/board/college perceived proportional to 10+2 by AIU. Aside from those, IITs will likewise acknowledge HSC professional exam, Diploma, GCE by London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka at A level, HSCE by Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Subjects Studied: A hopeful more likely than not learned no less than 5 subjects in class twelfth to be qualified for JEE Main. Anybody with 4 or fewer subjects can’t make a difference for JEE Main.
  • Passing Year: Candidate must have either passed QE in 2016, or 2017, or will do as such in 2018. Somebody who has gone in 2015 or before, or 2019 or later is not qualified for JEE Main.
  • Change Exam: One who goes in 2017, however, thinks of one or a couple of subjects in 2018 for development, at that point all things considered for them, top 20 percentile of 2017 will be considered. Then again in the event that one shows up in all subjects in 2018 then the best of two exhibitions will be considered.
  • Least Percentage: To be qualified to show up in JEE Main 2018, there will be no base imprints required, aside from pass marks. Be that as it may, 75% in class twelfth or being in top 20 percentile is important to get affirmation in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs through JoSAA.

Number of Attempts

There is a restriction on the most extreme number of endeavors that can be taken for JEE Main examination, which is as per the following:

  • A competitor can endeavor JEE (Main) the greatest number of three (3) times.
  • For JEE (Advanced), the most extreme number of endeavors is two (2) in back to back years. Henceforth one who has shown up in JEE Advanced 2017 is qualified for JEE Advanced 2018.

Eligibility For Admission in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) takes care of confirmation and directing procedure of NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, IITs. JEE Main 2018 AIR will be utilized for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs; though JEE Advanced 2018 Rank will be utilized for IITs. Following qualification criteria are appropriate for NITs, IIITs, CFTIs:

  • Least Marks: Candidate must have either gotten 75% in class twelfth examination or be in top 20 percentile in the board. The slice off imprints to be in class twelfth best 20 percentile is informed after board comes about are distributed.
  • Subject Combinations: Those who have passed class twelfth with Physics and Mathematics as obligatory subjects alongside one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject are qualified for BE/B.Tech. The individuals who have passed class twelfth with Mathematics are qualified for B.Arch/B.Planning.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

It is important for students to note the JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018 in order to prepare. Through it, they get to know the number of questions, topics, types of questions, exam duration, marking scheme.

Exam Pattern of JEE Main Paper 1

  • For JEE Main Paper 1 is for BE/B.Tech confirmation.

  • Exam Mode: CBSE will lead paper 1 in both on the web (PC based test) mode and disconnected (pen and paper-based test) mode.
  • Number of Papers: There will be a solitary paper to endeavor in one sitting.
  • Subjects: There will inquiries on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. Inquiries will be similarly isolated among them.
  • Term: Overall 3 hours will be given for the examination.
  • Movements: upon the arrival of the disconnected exam, there will be a solitary move, no doubt from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. On the times of online exam, there will be two moves on every day. The primary move will be from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The second move will be from 2 PM to 5 PM.
  • Sort of Questions: All inquiries in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main will be target sort. There will only be a single answer correct. Hopefuls may take note of that JEE Advanced will likewise have different answers right, and NAT (numerical answer sort) questions.
  • Appropriation of Questions: Each subject will have 30 questions. In this manner general, there will be 90 questions.
  • The dialect of Question Papers: Candidates crosswise over India will have the capacity to decide on Hindi or English medium. Moreover, if the focus is picked in Gujarat, Daman, Diu, and Dadra, at that point dialect choice of Gujarati will likewise be there. Competitors need to choose which dialect to take the test in at the season of topping off application frame.
  • Imprints for Correct Answer: Candidate will be granted four (4) marks for each right answer.
  • Negative Marking: One (1) stamp will be deducted if the wrong answer is checked.

Exam Pattern of JEE Main Paper 2

  • For: JEE Main Paper 2 is for B.Arch / B.Planning admissions.
  • Parts: There will be 3 parts in the question paper namely Aptitude Test, Mathematics, and Drawing Test.
  • About Aptitude Test: This section will have 50 multiple choice questions to test aptitude. Each correct answer will fetch four (4) marks.
  • About Mathematics: In mathematics part, there will be 30 multiple choice questions. Each correct answer will fetch four (4) marks.
  • About Drawing Test: This paper will have 2 questions of 70 marks. Candidates will answer these questions on a drawing sheet. They will have to use own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and color pencils or crayons.
  • Exam Duration: Overall exam duration will be 3 hours.
Subjects Number of questions Maximum marks
Paper I
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360
Paper II
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude Test 50 200
Drawing Test 2 70
Total 82 390

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

JEE Main 2018 Mathematics Syllabus JEE Main 2018 Physics Syllabus JEE Main 2018 Chemistry Syllabus
Sets, relations and functions Physics and mesurement Some basic concepts in chemistry
Complex numbers and quadratic equations Kinematics States of matter
Matrices and determinants Laws of motion Atomic structure
Permutations and combinations Work energy and power Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Mathematical induction Rotational motion Chemical thermodynamics
Binomial theorem and its simple applications Gravitation Solutions
Sequences and series Properties of solids and liquids Equilibrium
Limit, continuity, and differentiability Thermodynamics Redox reactions and electrochemistry
Integral calculus Kinetic theory of gases Chemical kinetics
Differential equations Oscillations and waves Surface chemistry
Coordinate geometry Electrostatics Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Three-dimensional geometry Current electricity General principles and processes of isolation of metals
Vector algebra Magnetic effects of current and magnetism Hydrogen
Statistics and probability Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents s Block elements
Trigonometry Electromagnetic waves p Block elements
Mathematical reasoning Optics d and f Block elements
Dual nature of matter and radiation Coordination compounds
Atoms and nuclei Environmental chemistry
Electronic devices Purification and characterization of organic compounds
Communication systems Some basic principles of organic chemistry
Experimental skills Hydrocarbons
Organic compounds containing halogens
Organic compounds containing oxygen
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Chemistry in everyday life
Principles related to practical chemistry