JEE Mains is one of the top level examinations of India. JEE is a 2 stage examination conducted by CBSE Board. The interested candidates can get admissions in UG eng./architecture courses in NITs, IITs and other institutions through JEE Mains examination, whereas IITs provide admissions to eligible candidates through JEE Advanced examination. The qualified candidates of JEE Mains will be eligible to take up JEE Advanced examination.
States which are participated In IIT JEE Main – There are many states where JEE Main gets conducted. And Participating states are- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland & Odisha etc.
Important Dates (Tentative)
|JEE Main 2017 Official notice will be release||November 2016|
|The starting date for online application||December 2016|
|Last date to submit online application||January 2017|
|Last date to pay of application fee through debit/credit card||January 2017|
|Last date to pay of application fee through e-challan||January 2017|
|Admit Card availability||March 2017|
|JEE Main offline Examination||First week of April 2017|
|JEE Main online Examination (Computer Based)||Second week of April 2017|
|Answer key availability||April 2017|
|Challenge against answer key will be accepted||April 2017|
|Result declaration||Last week April 2017|
|Counselling||First of week of July 2017|
JEE Main 2017 Application Form
The interested candidates can apply for JEE Main 2017 only through online mode from the official website of JEE Main 2017. The application forms will be available from 1st week of December 2017. They have to fill all the required information in correct formats.
The application fee has to be paid to complete the application process. Application fee can be paid either through online or offline mode. Application fee paid is non-refundable. The application fee for different categories is as follows-
|Papers||Offline examination||Online examination|
|Appearing||General/OBC (Male)||SC/ST/PWD/All Females||General/OBC||SC/ST/PWD/Females|
|For examination centres opted in India|
|Paper I & II||1000||500||500||250|
|Paper I & II||1800||900||1300||650|
|For examination centres opted in Foreign countries|
|Paper I & II||2500||1250||2500||1250|
|Paper I & II||3800||1900||3800||1900|
JEE Main Eligibility Criteria
The applicants interested in JEE main should go through the eligibility criteria before they apply for the examination.
Age– The candidates must have aged born on after 1st October 1992 for General Candidates (for reserved categories it is 1st October 1987).
Education Qualification– The candidates should have qualified higher secondary examination or equivalent either in 2015 or 2016 (appearing candidates can also apply).
- The candidates must have scored 50% in aggregation of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
- The candidates must have minimum 5 subjects in higher secondary standard.
- The interested candidate can take up JEE Main examination only for 3 attempts.
- The diploma holder (3 years) can also apply for JEE Main 2017.
The admissions will be offered on the basis of All India Rank/ State/Category Rank & the no. of seats available in preferred college or program. The seats will be allotted to eligible applicants on the basis of score & the rank of JEE Main in various NITs, IITs and CFTIs. here you can find the list of participating institutes and colleges in JEE Main.
JEE Main 2017 Admit card will be available from March 2016. Those candidates will apply for the examination, they can download their admit card from official website.
The candidates have to score minimum cut-off marks to get admission in the best colleges of India. The cut-off marks are decided on numerous factors- such as No. of candidates, difficulty level of examination etc. Expected cut-off marks for different categories are as follows-
- For general candidates it is 105 marks.
- For OBC candidates it is 70 marks.
- For SC candidates it is 50 marks.
- For ST candidates it is 44 marks.