Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an engineering entrance examination conducted for admission to various engineering colleges in India. It is constituted by two different examinations - JEE Main and the JEE Advanced. The exams are of the objective pattern. JEE Advanced is regarded internationally as one of the most challenging undergraduate admission tests.
JEE Main has two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates may opt for either or both of them. Both papers contain multiple choice questions. Paper 1 is for admission to B.E./B.Tech courses and is conducted in both online and offline modes. Paper-2 is for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses and is conducted offline only.
JEE Main Participating Institutes 2018 – Engineering aspirants can check the list of JEE Main 2018 participating institutes to know the institutes which will be offering admissions based on their performance in the national level entrance exam. There are 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) that are participating in JEE Main 2018. Candidates who will clear JEE Main will be eligible to apply for admission to JEE Main participating institutes 2018. JEE Main 2018 will be held on April 8 for offline mode; the online mode exam will be held on April 15 & 16, 2018. The JEE Main 2018 participating institutes will offer admissions to JEE Main qualifiers provided they meet the specified eligibility criteria of the institutes to which they are applying. A total of 77 institutes (NITs, IIITs and CFTIs) are considered as the participating institutes of JEE Main 2018 for which admission will be held through a common counselling process - JOSAA 2018.
Around 28323 seats in NITs/IIITs/CFITs and SFIs are filled through JEE – MAIN exam and around 10988 seats are filled in IITs through JEE – ADVANCE exam across the country.
|Availability of application form||01 December, 2017|
|Last date to submit the application form (without late fee)||01 January, 2018|
|Last date to submit the application form (with late fee)||02 January, 2018|
|Receipt of confirmation page in CBSE||01 January, 2018|
|Admit Card Release Date||First week of April 2018|
|JEE MAIN 2018 Exam Date||08 April, 2018 – Offline|
15,16, April 2018 – Computer Based Exam
|Result Declared||30 April, 2018|
|JEE Counselling||1st Week of June 2018|
JEE – MAIN exam covers topics from PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY and MATHEMATICS. For paper 1 (B.E, B-TECH). Whereas for paper 2 (B.Arch) covers Mathematics, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test.
The JEE – MAIN paper 1(B.E,B-TECH) Exam duration 3 hours. Each correct answer attracts 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer. For every unanswered question, marks are neither be awarded nor be deducted.