1. Top 2 lakh candidates (including all categories) in the merit list of JEE (Main) Paper-1 will be eligible to write JEE (Advanced).
  2. The Offline Exam of JEE

JEE (Advanced) Entrance Exam

All India Exam
  • Overview
    The JEE (Advanced)- will be conducted by Seven Zonal IITs (under the directives of the Joint Admission Board) for admission to the undergraduate programmes in all IITs. All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programmes at IITs and ISM Dhanbad for the year 2016 will have to appear in the JEE (Main) - 2016 Paper-1. Seven Zonal IITs which conduct JEE (Advanced) 2016 examination are IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITKgp, IITM &IITR.
  • Exam Date : 22nd May, 2016 (Sunday) [Paper-1: 09:00-12:00, Paper-2: 14:00-17:00]
  • Declaration of Result : Not Declared
  • Important Dates
1. Online Registration Begins:  29-04-2016 (10am)
2. Online Registration Closes:  04-05-2016 (5pm)
3. Admit Card Downloading: 11-05-2016 (10am) to 22-05-2016 (9am)
4. Date of Examination:  22nd May, 2016 (Sunday) [Paper-1: 09:00-12:00, Paper-2: 14:00-17:00]
5. Online display of ORS and scanned responses for Review: 01-06-2016 to 04-06-2016
6. Online display of answer keys: 05-06-2016
7. Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates:  05-06-2016 to 07-06-2016
8. Online declaration of Results: 12-06-2016
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • 1. Performance in JEE (Main) 2016: The candidate should be among the top 2,00,000 (all categories included) in JEE (Main) 2016. The percentage of the total number of candidates for various categories will be declared shortly.
  • 2. Age limit: The candidate should have been born on or after 1st October, 1991 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after 1st October, 1986 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.
  • 3. No. of Attempts: A Candidate is allowed to write JEE (Advanced) examination for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years.
  • 4. Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: Candidates who appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2015 and wish to re-appear in the same in 2016 will have to re-appear in all the subjects in 2016. Those who appeared for the first time in their Class XII exam in 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) exam Board results for the academic year 2013-14 were declared after June 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016.
  • 5. Earlier admission at IITs/ISM: The candidate should NOT have been admitted OR even accepted the seat by paying seat acceptance fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are also NOT eligible. However, candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs in 2015 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016.
  • Exam Structure
JEE (Advanced): Paper-1   
Sections Type of Questions No. of Questions Full Marks Negative Marks Duration
1 Single Digit Integer 8 4 x 8 = 32 0 3 hrs.
2 One or More than One Correct Option 10 4 x 10 = 40 -2
3 Match the Following 2 2 x (2*4) = 16 -1
  MCQs 20 88  

JEE (Advanced): Paper-2  
Section Type of Questions No. of Questions Marking Scheme Negative Marks Duration
1 Single Digit Integer 8 4 x 8 = 32 0 3 hrs.
2 One or More than One Correct Option 8 4 x 8 = 32 -2
3 Paragraph Type 4 4 x 4 = 16 -2
  MCQs 20 80  

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