JEE (Advanced) Entrance Exam 2018

All India Exam
  • Overview
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur will conduct the JEE Advanced 2018 exam on 20th May next year. This year JEE Advanced exam was conducted by IIT Madras on 21st May, 2017. Till 2017, JEE Advanced was conducted in pen-paper mode. The JEE Advanced exam will be conducted online from 2018. The decision to conduct the exam online was taken by Joint Admission Board (JAB) to make logistics and evaluation process easier.
    The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 will be conducted by the IITs. The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. The decisions of the JAB 2018 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2018 and admission to IITs.
  • Exam Date : Third week of May  
  • Declaration of Result : Second week of June 
  • Important Dates of JEE (Advanced) – 2018
1. JEE (Main) 2018 [Offline exam] SUN, 08-04-2018
2. JEE (Main) 2018 [Computer Based Examination] SUN, 15-04-2018 MON, 16-04-2018
3. Declaration of results of JEE (Main) 2018 MON, 30-04-2018
4. Online Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2018 begins WED, 02-05-2018 to MON 07-05-2018
5. Online registration for JEE (Advanced) 2018 closes MON, May 7, 2018 17:00 IST
6. Last date for fee payment of registered candidates TUE, 08-05-2018
7. Admit card available for downloading MON, 14-05-2018 to SUN, 20-05-2018
8. JEE (Advanced) 2018 examination SUN, 20-05-2018
9. Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates By FRI, 25-05-2018, 05 PM
10. Online display of answer keys TUE, 29-05-2018, 10 AM
11. Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates TUE, 29-05-2018, 10 AM to WED, 30-05-2018, 05 PM
12. Online declaration of results of JEE (advanced )2018 SUN, 10-06-2018, 10 AM
13. Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test SUN, 10-06-2018, 10 AM to MON 11-06-2018, 05 PM
14. Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) THU, 14-06-2018
15. Declaration of results of AAT MON, 18-06-2018, 05 PM
16. Seat Allotment TUE, 19-06-2018 to SUN, 15-07-2018
  •  Eligibility Criteria
  •  All the candidates must fulfil each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
  • 1.Performance in JEE (Main) 2018 : Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018. The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
  • 2. Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988. 
  • 3. No. of Attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • 4. Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2017 or 2018.
  • 5. Earlier admission at IITs: A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

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.

Exam Structure of JEE (Advanced) 2018
The pattern of JEE (Advanced) given here is not the actual pattern of JEE (Advanced) 2018. It is on the basis of exact Exam pattern of JEE-Advanced 2017. The pattern for JEE-Advanced 2018 may be changed.
JEE-Advanced exam consists of two papers, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of three hours duration and will be held as per the following schedule:  
Item Day Date Time
Paper-1 Sunday 20th May 2018 09:00 - 12:00 IST
Paper-2 Sunday 20th May 2018 14:00 - 17:00 IST
Both the papers are compulsory.
  •  JEE (Advanced) - 2017: PAPER - 1
  • Total Time:                   3 Hrs. (9:00 – 12:00)
    Total Questions:           18 x 3 = 54
    Max. Marks:                  61 x 3 = 183

    Questions and Marks distribution for each Subject: (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Section Question
Type
Question Numbering Number of Questions Max. Marks Marking Scheme
Full Marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative
Marks
1 One or More Correct Option(s) 01 – 7 7 4 × 7 = 28 +4 +1 0 -2
2 Single Digit Integer (0-9) 08 – 12 5 3 × 5 = 15 +3 - 0 -
3 Single Correct Option
[Matching Type] 
13 – 18 6 3 × 6 = 18 +3 - 0 -1
      18 61        
JEE (Advanced) - 2017: PAPER - 2
Total Time:                   3 Hrs. (14:00 – 17:00)   
Total Questions:           18 x 3 = 54
Max. Marks:                  61 x 3 = 183

Questions and Marks distribution for each Subject: (Physics, Chemistry, Maths)

Section Type of Questions Question Number Number of Questions Max. Marks Marking Scheme
Full Marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative
Marks
1 Single Correct Option 01 – 7 7 3 × 7 = 21 +3 - 0 -1
2 One or More Correct Option(s) 08 – 14 7 4 × 7 = 28 +4 +1 0 -2
3 Comprehension (Paragraph Type) 15 – 18 4 3 × 4 = 12 +3 - 0 -
      18 61      
 
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