JEE Advanced Entrance Exam

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) Entrance Exam

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Engineering is one of the most demanding courses among the students after their 12th class. It is one of the most sought career fields in India. There are many entrance exams organized in India to find the selective students for admissions into engineering programmes. Engineering is a booming sector of study. There are lots of job opportunities in the market waiting for you when you have completed your programme.

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Exam Dates

EventsDates (Announced)
Online Registration Starts 2nd May 2018
Online Registration Closes 7th May 2018
Last date for fee payment of registered candidates 8th May 2018
Admit Card Availability 14th – 20th May 2018
JEE Advanced (Paper 1 & Paper 2) 20th May 2018
Paper 1: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Paper 2: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates 22nd – 25th May 2018
Answer Key Released 29th May 2018
Receiving feedback from candidates on answer keys 29th – 30th May 2018
Declaration of Result 10th June 2018
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Online Registration Date 10th – 11th June 2018
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam Date 14th June 2018
AAT Result Declaration Date 18th June 2018
Seat Allotment Starts 19th June – 15th July 2018


The eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2018 is as follows:

  • Qualifying in JEE MAIN examination
  • Age limit
  • Number of attempts
  • Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination
  • Earlier admission at IITs/ISM
General category candidates (from the common merit list) 50.5%
OBC-NCL candidates 27%
SC candidates 15%
ST candidates 7.5%
Pwd candidates Horizontal reservation of 5% in all the above categories


Age limit

General or OBC-NCL category candidates states that aspirants will be eligible to apply for the entrance exam if they are born on or after October 1, 1993. However, age limit for SC, ST or PwD category candidates states that such aspirants should be born on or after October 1, 1988.

Number of attempt : 2


Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

Candidates can appear for this engineering entrance exam if they have appeared for their Class XII or equivalent exam in 2017 or 2018. Here, candidates also need to ensure that this should be their first attempt in all the subjects they have opted in Class XII or equivalent.

Earlier admission at IITs/ISM

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2017 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.


The exam will comprise 2 papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2 of 3 hours duration each.

Each question paper will consist of 3 separate sections- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Negative marks may be awarded for marking the incorrect answer.

Total Marks Paper 1- 264
Paper 2- 240
Total Questions Paper 1- 90
Paper 2- 60
Nature of Questions Paper 1- Objective type
Paper 2- Numerical Type


It will contain questions from physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Algebra Physical Chemistry General Physics
Trigonometry Organic Chemistry Mechanics
Analytical Geometry Inorganic Chemistry Thermal Physics
Differential Calculus   Electricity and Magnetism
Integral Calculus   Optics
Vectors   Modern Physics


Counselling get started after the announcement of final result. Counselling has following 4 steps

Step 1 - Registration

  • Visit the official website i.e. to register
  • Enter your registration number, roll number, date of birth and password

Step 2- Online Choice Filling

  • Log-in using your credentials to choose branch, course and institute
  • Lock your final choices before the due date
  • Take a print of all choices you lock
  • In case, access to the JCOP (Counselling portal) is denied, call on the JEE Advanced helpline number provided on the official website or submit an online request to JEE helpline (

Step 3- Seat allotment

  • On the basis of Date of Birth (DOB)
  • Nationality
  • Percentage of disability

Step 4 – Allocation of Seats

  • The final step in the counselling process is the allocation of seats. All the details regarding availability of seats in the participating institutes and cutoff will be updated on the official website of JoSAA.

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