JEE Mains

JEE Mains is the first leg of Entrance Exams which are held to seek admissions to central engineering institutes in India. Conducted by CBSE, cracking this examination can guarantee your admission to prestigious IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and ISM (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, 31 NITs (National Institute of Technology), 18 IITs and 18 GFTIs carry out their admission process on the basis of this examination. Top 2 lakh candidates are invited to give the second leg of the examination for the admission.

Important Dates
The application form of the Jee Mains becomes available in December and one month time is given to the students to submit the application along with the application fee. The admit card of the candidates are out by the mid week of march and the examination is held in two modes offline mode and online mode. The offline mode examination for the year 2016 will be held on 3rd April and online mode will be held on 9th April in two shifts. OMR sheets will be displayed on 18th April and Result Declaration will take place on 27 April. The All India Ranks will be out on 30th June.

Paper Pattern
Jee Mains has two papers:

Paper - I cover the syllabus of the non medical stream consisting of 3 sections and the question paper is of the following pattern. Each correct question will add 4 marks to your score and an incorrect one will take away 1 mark.
-Part I- Mathematics

-Part II- Physics

-Part III- Chemistry

There are 30 questions of each section and the total marks for the paper adds unto 360. Duration of the paper is 3 hours.

Paper- II has following 3 parts:
-Part I- Mathematics

-Part II- Aptitude Test

-Part III- Drawing test
Duration of this paper is 3 hours too.


Examination Details
JEE Mains will be conducted at 125 centers all over India. Besides India, it is conducted in Kathmandu, Singapore, Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh and Sharjah. The number of participants in the recent years has swelled tremendously and this year it is estimated that 1,250,000 candidates will be appearing in the exam.


Participating Institutes
Conducted by CBSE, a total of 67 central institutes including 18 IITs, 31 NITs, and 18 GFTIs will participate for seat allocation this year. Apart from this following states consider JEE scores for state-funded engineering institutes:
-  Haryana

  • Nagaland
  • Gujarat
  • Punjab
  • Odisha
  • Maharashtra
  • Uttrakhand
  • Madhya Pradesh

Some reputed Private Institutes also consider Jee Mains score for admission.

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