JEE Main - Joint Entrance Examination Main 2018

Conducted by : Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Online/CBT, Offline/PBT
  • Language:English,Hindi,Gujarati

CBSE has announced the JEE Main 2018 result on 30 April 2018 for both Paper 1 & Paper 2. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is an all India level engineering entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) every year. Students who want admission to engineering courses in the esteemed 23 IITs, 31 NITsIIITs, deemed universities and other centrally funded technical institutions need to take the exam and meet its cut-off percentage. JEE Main is conducted in two parts i.e. Paper I and Paper II. Paper I (B.E. / B. Tech.) will be conducted in both Computer-based (Online) and Paper-Pen based (Offline) mode while Paper II (B. Arch./B. Planning) will be conducted in Pen-Paper based mode only.

As per the schedule released by the exam conducting bodies JEE Main 2018 was conducted on April 15 and 16, 2018. The online registration process for JEE Main started on December 01, 2017 and ended on January 1, 2018. The authorities also allow the candidates to correct errors in the JEE Main application form 2018 by opening a form correction window. For JEE Main, the application form correction window was open from January 9 to 22, 2018 with the last date to pay the fee on January 23. Candidates who have already passed class 12th or have appeared for the exams are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2018 exam. A total of 11,48,000 candidates have filled JEE Main application form 2018.

Candidates willing to appear for JEE Advanced 2018 will first have to qualify JEE Main 2018. JEE Main is the qualifying exam to enter into the next phase of admission to 23 IITs that except JEE score.

Check JEE Main Result 2018 Here

JEE Main 2018 Important Dates

JEE Main 2018 application form filling process is already over. Now the candidates who filled the application form are waiting for the admit cards to appear for the exam on April 15 and 16, 2018. Every event in the process from the issue of JEE Main 2018 notification to the form filling dates, the release of JEE Main admit card 2018, exam dates and release of the JEE Main result 2018 makes a lot of difference for the students. This is the reason applicants should remember all JEE Main 2018 important dates and keep visiting the official website of JEE Main to stay updated.

JEE Main 2018 Schedule

Events

Dates

Notification Released

November 22, 2017

Commencement of Online Registration for JEE Main 2018

December 1, 2017

Photo and Signature Correction in submitted Application form

December 8, 2017

JEE Main Mock test availability

December 13, 2017

Last date to fill JEE Main application form 2018

January 1, 2018 (Over)

Last Date for Payment of Application Fees

January 2, 2018

Application Correction Window opening

January 9 to 22, 2018 (Over)

Additional Fee Payment if applicable (During Correction)

January 9 to 23, 2018

Admit Card availability

Second week of March 2018

JEE Main Paper I Offline Exam

April 8, 2018 (9.30 am to 12.30 noon)

JEE Main Paper II (Offline)

April 8, 2018 (2 pm to 5 pm)

JEE Main Paper I Online Exam

April 15 and 16, 2018 (9.30 am to 12.30 noon)

(2 pm to 5 pm)

Display of Answer Key and OMR Sheets

 April 24-27, 2018

Acceptance of Changes in the Answer Keys

Up to April 27, 2018 (11:59 PM)

JEE Main Result 2018 Announcement

April 30, 2018

Declaration of All India Ranks (AIR)

April 30, 2018

Availability of Rank Card Online

After announcement of AIR of JEE Main 2018


Latest News:

  • The AICTE approved a regulation to have a single entrance examination engineering admissions across the country. JEE Main will be the only entrance exam for admission to all the technical institutes in India. Check out this article for detailed information-
  • From 2018 onwards 4000 more students will be allowed to apply for the exam as the number of students eligible to appear for the exam has increased from 2,20,000 to 2,24,000
  • Total number of CFTIs accepting JEE Main score has gone up from 20 to 23

JEE to Become the Only Entrance Exam for Engineering Admissions

Timelines

Dates

Mar,2018
(Expected)
Admit Card Available
Apr,2018
(Expected)
Date of Exam
15 Apr,2018
Sunday
Date of Exam
16 Apr,2018
Monday
Date of Exam
Apr,2018
(Expected)
Date of Result

Eligibility Criteria

Not every student who has cleared 12th or studying in class 12th is eligible to apply for the exam. There are some predefined conditions that candidates need to meet to be eligible for JEE Main 2018. Given below are the conditions candidates need to fulfill to meet JEE Main 2018 eligibility criteria. 

Age Limit:

Candidates born on or after October 01, 1993 are eligible to appear for JEE Main 2018 examination. There will be a relaxation of 5 years for the students belonging to SC, ST, and PwD category.

Educational Qualification:

For B.E/ B. Tech:

Candidates must have qualified 12th standard with a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate, whereas 10% of relaxation is given to SC/ST candidates, who need to present 65% of marks in 10+2 qualification. Also, 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics will be mandatory to be able to appear for JEE Mains 2018 along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.

For B.Arch./ B. Planning:

The applicant must have studied Mathematics as the main subject along with 50% marks in total including five subjects from a recognised board.

According to the recent amendment, Class XII marks will not be given any weightage for final selections in JEE.

For more information on JEE Main 2018 Eligibility Criteria, read more.

Application Details

The candidates can fill JEE Main 2018 application form in online mode only. Applicants are required to fill up the requisite information, upload a scanned photograph, signature and thumb impression while filling up the online form. After submitting the details, an acknowledgment page will be generated. Applicant must take a print out of the page for further references.

(The acknowledgment page should not be sent to JEE Main office)

The application fee can be paid by credit/debit card or by depositing fee in cash in the Syndicate/ Canara/ ICICI/ HDFC bank through e-challan generated during the online filling of application form.

Documents required for filling IIT JEE Registration Form 2018

  • Class X certificate
  • Class XII certificate
  • If the name is changed in the in the Class X certificate, then a certificate by gazette officer need to be submitted showing the change of name.
  • From this year, candidates filling JEE Main application form will also be required to upload a scanned copy of father/ mother/ guardian’s signature

JEE Main Admit Card 2018

CBSE will provide JEE Main admit card 2018 most probably in the second week of March 2018. Admit card for JEE Main 2018 will be available only in the online mode, which applicants need to collect by visiting the official website. Admit cards will be uploaded only for the candidates who successfully submitted their application before the last date and without any mistakes. Candidates without JEE Main admit card 2018 will not get entry into the examination hall. So make sure you download it before the last date and keep it safe to carry it on the exam day.

Steps to download JEE Main 2018 Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website
  • Login with the help of your JEE Main 2018 application number and password
  • Click on the submit button
  • It will allow the candidates to download their admit card
  • Check the details and take a printout of the JEE Main admit card 2018

EXAMINATION FEES

JEE Main application process will complete only after payment of the application fee. Candidates can pay JEE Main application fee 2018 both in online as well as offline mode. Given below are the details to pay JEE Main application fee for both the options:

Online Mode:

Syndicate Bank – By using Debit card/credit card/PayTM/SBI Buddy Wallet/Cash Cards

HDFC Bank – By using Debit / Credit Card

ICICI Bank – By using Debit/ Credit Card or through Net Banking

Offline Mode:

To pay JEE Main 2018 application fee in offline mode, candidates need to download e-challan and pay the requisite fees in cash by visiting any Syndicate/ ICICI or Canara Bank branch. 

Paper(s) Appearing

 

 

 Pen and Paper Based Exam

Computer Based Exam (Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only)

 

(General/OBC)

(SC/ST/PwD)

(General/OBC)

(SC/ST/PwD)

For Examination Centre Opted In India

JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) OR

JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning) only

1000 (Boys)

500 (Girls)

500 (Boys)

500 (Girls)

500 (Boys)

250 (Girls)

250 (Boys)

250 (Girls)

Both JEE (Main) Paper-1

(B.E./B.Tech.) AND JEE (Main) Paper- 2 (B.Arch./ B. Planning)

1800 (Boys)

900 (Girls)

900 (Boys)

900 (Girls)

1300 (Boys)

650 (Girls)

 

650 (Boys)

650 (Girls

For Examination Centre Opted In Foreign Country

JEE(Main)Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) OR

JEE (Main)Paper-2 (B.Arch./B. Planning) only

2500 (Boys)

1250 (Girls)

1250 (Boys)

1250 Girls)

2500 (Boys)

1250 (Girls)

 

1250 (Boys)

1250 (Girls)

Both JEE (Main) Paper-1

(B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper- 2 (B.Arch./ B. Planning)

3800 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

 

1900 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

3800 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

 

1900 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

For more information on JEE Main 2018 Application Fee, read more.

Exam Pattern & Analysis

JEE Main Exam Pattern & Analysis

Subject

Number of questions

Marks per question

Physics

30

4

Mathematics

30

4

Chemistry

30

4

Total

90

360

 

JEE Main 2016 Exam Analysis

Overall Marks Distribution

The paper pattern of JEE Main 2016 was no different from previous years’ pattern. There were 90 multiple choice type questions carrying 4 marks each with one correct option. The JEE Main 2016 paper was of 360 marks divided into three sections. Each section had 30 questions of 120 marks.

Subject

XI

XII

Total Count of Question No.

Total Sum OF Marks

Number of  Questions

Sum of marks

Number of  Questions

Sum of marks

 

 

Chemistry

15

60

15

60

30

120

Mathematics

17

68

13

52

30

120

Physics

13

56

16

64

30

120

Grand Total

46

184

44

176

90

360


Difficulty Level of JEE Main 2016

 

Subject

Easy Level

Medium Level

Difficult Level

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Chemistry

14

56

13

52

3

12

Mathematics

10

40

15

60

5

20

Physics

13

52

12

48

5

20

Grand Total

37

148

40

160

13

52


JEE Main 2016 Section Wise Analysis

Physics:

Two questions in Physics section had more than one correct answers.

Mathematics:

Students found Mathematics section quite good, but a bit lengthy as well.

Chemistry:

According to the exam takers, the Chemistry section had more questions from Organic Chemistry as compared to other topics.

JEE Main Cutoff 2016
 

S.No

Category

Cut-off Score

1.

General

100

2.

OBC-NCL

70

3.

SC

52

4.

ST

48

 

Counselling/Interview

Students will be offered admission based on their choices and their all India rank through Seat Allocation Process which will be announced later. Candidates who meet the minimum cutoff criteria and get their names in AIR will only be called for the counselling round. Candidates should carefully check the venue and schedule. They should reach the counselling location along with all the required documents to ensure that no problem occurs during the admission process. 

Exam Centres

Looking at the increasing number of candidates applying for the exam, CBSE has added more examination centres. Total number of JEE Main 2018 examination centres has increased from 113 last year to 258 this year. Out of total 248 examination centres of JEE Main 2018, 248 are in India while 10 exam centres are outside India. Candidates opting for pen-and-paper based test get choice of 4 JEE Main 2018 exam centres while those opting for online exam were allowed to choose only one exam centre while filling the application form. While filling the application form, candidates should carefully check the list of available examination centres and pick the options most comfortable and suitable to their location. 

City Code

 

State

City

Mode of Exam

Mode of Exam

1

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

2

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

3

Tirupati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

4

Vijayawada

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

5

Visakhapatnam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

6

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

7

Assam

Guwahati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

8

Silchar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

9

Bihar

Gaya

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

10

Muzaffarpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

11

Patna

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

12

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

13

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

14

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

15

Daman & Diu

Daman & Diu

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

16

Delhi

Delhi/New Delhi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

17

Goa

Panaji

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

18

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

19

Anand

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

20

Bhavnagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

21

Gandhinagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

22

Godhra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

23

Patan

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

24

Rajkot

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

25

Surat

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

26

Vadodara

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

27

Valsad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

28

Haryana

Faridabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

29

Gurgaon

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

30

Hisar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

31

Karnal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

32

Kurukshetra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

33

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

34

Shimla

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

35

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

36

Srinagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

37

Jharkhand

Bokaro

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

38

Dhanbad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

39

Jamshedpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

40

Ranchi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

41

Karnataka

Bengaluru

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

42

Hubli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

43

Mangalore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

44

Kerala

Ernakulam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

45

Kozhikode

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

46

Thiruvanthapuram

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

47

Lakshadeep

Kavarrati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

48

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

49

Gwalior

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

50

Indore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

51

Jabalpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

52

Rewa

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

53

Ujjain

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

54

Maharashtra

Amravati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

55

Aurangabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

56

Mumbai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

57

Nagpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

58

Nasik

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

59

Pune

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

60

Thane

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

61

Manipur

Imphal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

62

Meghalaya

Shillong

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

63

Mizoram

Aizwal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

64

Nagaland

Dimapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

65

Kohima

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

66

Odisha

Balasore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

67

Berhampur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

68

Bhubaneswar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

69

Cuttack

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

70

Rourkela

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

71

Sambalpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

72

Puducherry

Puducherry

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

73

Punjab

Amritsar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

74

Bathinda

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

75

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

76

Bikaner

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

77

Jaipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

78

Jodhpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

79

Udaipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

80

Sikkim

Gangtok

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

81

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

82

Coimbatore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

83

Madurai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

84

Telangana

Hyderabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

85

Khammam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

86

Warangal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

87

Tripura

Agartala

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

88

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

89

Haldwani

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

90

Haridwar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

91

Roorkee

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

92

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

93

Allahabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

94

Bareilly

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

95

Gorakhpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

96

Jhansi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

97

Kanpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

98

Lucknow

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

99

 

Varanasi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

100

West Bengal

Durgapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

101

Howrah

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

102

Kolkata

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

103

Siliguri

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

104

Outside India

Colombo

 

Computer Based

105

Kathmandu

 

Computer Based

106

Singapore

 

Computer Based

107

Bahrain

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

108

Dubai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

109

Muscat

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

110

Riyadh

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

111

Sharjah

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

112

Rajasthan (India)

Kota

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

113

Outside India

Dhaka

 

Computer Based

 

JEE Main cut off list for Top Engineering Colleges

Exam Syllabus

CBSE has already released JEE Main syllabus 2018. Candidates should carefully check the syllabus and plan their exam preparation strategies accordingly. JEE Main 2018 syllabus basically includes the topics and chapters from which the questions are asked in the engineering entrance test.

JEE Main Syllabus for Paper I - It includes topics from physics, chemistry, and mathematics (PCM) from CBSE, ICSE and state board's class 11th and 12th syllabus.

JEE Main Syllabus for Paper II - JEE Main paper II includes questions from Mathematics, aptitude and drawing.

 
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2018) will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), participating State Government Institutions etc.
 
For admission to NITs, CFTIs like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to IIT JEE (Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalisation.
 
The IIT JEE (Main) will also be the eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITsISM Dhanbad.
 
JEE Mains 2018 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Depending upon the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, they may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both.
 
 
Number of Attempts

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
 
 

CAT Contact Details

JEE (Main) Unit Central Board of Secondary Education

Plot No. 149, Block - H,
Sector - 63, Noida – 201309
Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.)

Email-jeemain@nic.in

Helpline No.:     7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399524, 7042399525, 7042399526, 7042399528, 7042399529

Computer Based Exam Helpline No.:     18002660372 (only during 15th March - 15th April 2016)

Computer Based Exam Email: cbsejeehelpdesk@gmail.com (only during 15th March - 15th April 2016)

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