JEE Advanced (Joint Entrance Exam Advanced) 2018

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced (JEE Advanced) is a national level engineering entrance exam which is conducted every year by one of the various IITs on a round robin rotation pattern. Joint Entrance Exam Advanced is conducted for admission in 23 Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). JEE Advanced is the second stage of JEE and it provides the admission to eligible candidates in B.Tech programs offered by 23 IITs.

In 2013 the exam, originally called as IIT JEE ( Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam), was renamed as JEE Advanced and the AIEEE renamed as JEE Main. From 2017 IITs will start conducting JEE Internationally to give admission to the international students. For more information about the exam, click here.

JEE advanced 2018 will be conducted by the IIT Kanpur. This is the first time that the JEE Advanced exam is being conducted as a computer-based exam. So, candidates can use the JEE Advanced Mock test for their preparation. IIT Kanpur has released the mock test for the candidates on 19th December 2017. The JEE Advanced exam will be conducted on 20th May 2018. Go through the article to get complete information about JEE Advanced exam like eligibility, important dates, result, cutoff, syllabus, admit card, registration etc.

Overview of JEE Advanced 2018

Specification Description
Exam Name Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced
Exam Type National
Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based)
Exam Category Undergraduate (UG)
Number of candidates eligible to sit for JEE Advanced 2,24,000
Conducting Authority IIT Kanpur

JEE Advanced 2018 Important Dates

S.No. Events Date
1 Availability of Mock Test 19th December 2017
2 Commencement of Application Forms First Week of May 2018
3 Last Date to Fill Application Form First Week of May 2018
4 Last date of Applying with Late Fess Second Week of May 2018
5 Admit Card Availability Second Week of May 2018
6 Exam Date 20th May 2018

  • Paper 1 – 9 AM to 12 Noon
  • Paper 2 – 2 PM to 5 PM
7 Online Display of ORS and scanned responses & Request for Review of Scanned Responses Last week of May 2018 to the first week of June 2018
8 Display of Answer Key First week of June 2018
9 Feedback on Answer Key First week of June 2018
10 Result Declaration Second week of June 2018
11 Architecture Aptitude Test Application begins Second week of June 2018
12 Architecture Aptitude Test Second week of June 2018
13 Result Announcement of Architecture Aptitude Test Third week of June 2018
14 Seat Allotment Third week of June 2018

What’s New in JEE Advanced 2018?

  • First-time JEE Advanced 2018 exam will be online.
  • The horizontal reservation for PWD candidates in each category has been increased to 5% from 3% for admission.
  • The application fee for all the categories has been increased.
  • Category-wise distribution of candidates for seats has been changed for 2018.
  • The total number of candidates appear for the JEE Advanced exam has been increased to 2,24,000.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria include conditions regarding age limit, educational qualification, category, number of attempts, passing percentage etc. Every candidate must go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. All the conditions are explained below for the aspirants:

Performance in JEE Main: The candidate should qualify the JEE Main and should get the rank below 2,24,000.

Age Limit: Applicant should have born on or before 1st October 1993 to be eligible for the admission. For SC/ST/PwD category relaxation in the age is 5 years.

Number of Attempts: JEE Advanced can be attempted maximum 2 times in consecutive years.

Academic Qualification: The applicant should have qualified the 12th standard or the applicant who is appearing for the 12th standard final exams in the same year.

Earlier Admission at IIT/ISM: Those candidates who got admitted to IITs Earlier can’t apply for the exam.

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form

The application form for the JEE Advanced will tentatively be released in the first week of the May 2018 in online mode by IIT Kanpur. The candidates will get only 4-5 days to fill the application form as the last day for applying is also the first week of the May 2018. Candidates must apply for the exam before the deadline. However, the aspirants can also fill the application form after the deadline within 1-2 days by paying the late fees of Rs. 500/-. To fill the application form, candidates have to follow the below steps:

Step 1- Registration: Candidates have to register themselves through the official website of JEE Advanced. In 1st step, a password will be generated.

Step 2- Filling Information: In this step candidates have to fill their personal details, educational details, exam related details and other important details.

Step 3- Uploading of Image and Signature: In this step, candidates have to upload their photo, signature and left-hand thumb impression properly.

Step 4- Payment Fee: Candidates can pay the fee through online method or with e-challan.

Step 5- Print Out Application Form: After fee payment, the final step is to download the acknowledgment page for future purpose.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern

IIT Kanpur can make the changes in the exam pattern as it will be held in online completely from 2018. The exam pattern will be disclosed in due course of time. Exam pattern plays a wide role for the candidates to attempt the paper. Candidates must go through the exam pattern to get command on the paper type and question types. The exam pattern includes the type of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, mode of exam, total time etc. Candidates can check the previous year exam pattern or JEE Advanced 2017 exam pattern for their reference.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced consists of two papers: Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I consists of three types of questions: Single correct option, One or more correct option and Single-digit integer (0-9). The exam has negative marking wherein an incorrect answer is negatively marked by one-fourth of the maximum mark allotted to the question. Paper-I of JEE Advanced has total 56 number of questions.

JEE Advanced Paper-II also consists of three types of questions: Single correct option, One or more correct option, and Comprehension. The exam has negative marking wherein an incorrect answer is negatively marked by one-fourth of the maximum mark allotted to the question. JEE Advanced paper-II has also 56 number of questions.

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018

IIT Kanpur has released the JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 for the candidates. The syllabus includes the topics form the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. To prepare for the exam, aspirants must aware of the syllabus to prepare in an effective manner. Some of the topics of the syllabus are provided in below table. For complete syllabus, go through the link.

S.No. Subjects Topics
1 Physics
  • General
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics
2 Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
3 Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Vectors

JEE Advanced Sample Papers

The sample papers are very important for practicing. These sample papers are similar to the actual exam papers. These sample papers help the candidates to understand the exam pattern of the actual paper. Also, candidates can mark out their weak points by continuously practicing them. We have provided the free JEE Advanced sample papers for the aspirants. They can download them in pdf format and can start their preparation. Just go to the link to download sample papers.

JEE Advanced Mock Test 2018

IIT Kanpur has released the JEE Advanced Mock Test 2018 for applicants on 19th December 2017. This is done to make the candidates familiar with the exam pattern as this is the first time that the JEE Advanced exam is being conducted online or computer-based. The mock test can be taken in English or Hindi language. The question will be from previous year papers in the mock test. The test will be 3 Hours or 180 Minutes and there will be three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The total marks of a section will be 80 and candidates can navigate between the sections and can also save their response.

JEE Advanced Admit Card 2018

The admit card for the JEE Advanced exam will tentatively available from the second week of May 2018. The admit card will be released online for the aspirants. The candidates who will successfully filled the application form will be able to download the admit card. To download the admit card, candidates have to follow the certain steps and required to enter their registration number, email, and password. All the steps and link to download the admit card is available in the article. To get complete information, read the full article.

Note: – Candidates have to carry any of the following document along with the admit card:

  • Driving License
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • Ration Card

JEE Advanced Exam Centers 2018

Exam centers are the venues where the exam will be conducted. The JEE Advanced exam centers include the cities in India as well as outside India. Last year, the exam was conducted across 115 cities in India and 6 cities in different countries outside India. The list of all exam centers for JEE Advanced 2018 is available in the below table.

JEE Advanced Exam Centers

S.No. Zones States
1 IIT Bombay Zone Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan
2 IIT Delhi Zone Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
3 IIT Guwahati Zone Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, West Bengal
4 IIT Kanpur Zone Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh,
5 IIT Kharagpur Zone Andaman and Nicobar Island, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
6 IIT Madras Zone Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
7 IIT Roorkee Zone Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh

JEE Advanced Answer Key

The answer key for JE Advanced 2018 may not be released as the exam will be held completely online. Until last year, the conducting authority would release the answer key as the exam was in offline mode or pen & paper mode. If the IIT will release the answer key, it will be made available tentatively in the first week of June 2018. Candidates can also check the answer key here.

JEE Advanced Result 2018

The result of JEE Advanced 2018 will be declared by the IIT Kanpur in the second week of the May 2018. The result will be declared online and for only those candidates who have taken the examination. To check the result, aspirants have to login into the result portal and have to follow the certain steps which are explained below:

How to check JEE Advanced Result?

  1. Go to the official website of JEE Advanced or visit the article.
  2. Click on the link “JEE Advanced result 2018”.
  3. Provide JEE roll number and date of birth.
  4. Click on “Submit” Button.
  5. After clicking your result will be shown on the screen.
  6. Download the result or take the printout of the result.

JEE Advanced Rank List

The IIT Kanpur will release the JEE Advanced Rank List along with the result in the second week of the June 2018. The rank list will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance in Paper-1 & 2. Aspirants can check the rank list in the article after the declaration by the conducting authority.

JEE Advanced Cutoff

The cutoff for the JEE Advanced 2018 will be released by the IIT Kanpur. The cutoff is the minimum rank at which the admission to a particular college is allocated to the candidate. If a candidate fails to get the minimum cutoff then he/she will not be eligible for the admission. Candidates can check the previous year cutoff as well in the article. Go through the article, to get complete information.

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JEE Advanced Counselling & Seat Allotment

The JEE Advanced Counselling is conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Applicants have to register themselves for the counselling and have to select their preferred colleges and courses. After this online allocation of the seats is done on the basis of applicant’s rank, category, seat availability and other factors. After seat allotment applicant have to report to the college for document verification and fee payment. The JEE Advanced Counselling and Seat Allotment will tentatively begin from the third week of June and will continue until the third week of July 2018.

Steps of Counselling and Seat Allotment

  • JEE Advanced online registration for Counselling.
  • Choice filling of colleges according to preferences.
  • Online Seat Allotment
  • Online Seat Acceptance.
  • Fee payment to book provisional seat allotment
  • Reporting to the centers with required documents.

JEE Advanced Participating Institutes 2018

JEE Advanced is the examination to get admission in the various IITs in India.The participating Institutes of JEE Advanced include 23 IITs. These 23 IITs will offer admissions to the candidates over 10,572 undergraduate engineering seats according to the ranks that candidate gets.

Apart from these 23 IITs, the following institutes will also provide admissions on the basis of JEE Advanced ranks to B.Tech programs:

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Raebareli (RGIPT)
  2. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
  3. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER): IISER Bhopal, IISER Kolkata, IISER Mohali, IISER Pune, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, IISER Tirupati
  4. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)

JEE Advanced Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates can read some important tips to prepare for the JEE Advanced exam by toppers and experts. These tips will help them to prepare a strategy and they can manage their strategy accordingly. To read these tips click on the link.

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