What is Joint Entrance Exam Advanced (JEE Advanced)

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced (JEE Advanced)is a national level engineering entrance exam which is conducted every year by one of 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.

JEE Advanced Exam Structure 

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced consist 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.

Eligibility Criteria For JEE Advanced Exam

Performance in JEE Main: The candidate should qualify the JEE Main and should get the rank below 2,20,000.

Age Limit: Applicant should have the age 25 years 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.

Application Form Of JEE Advanced

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.

Syllabus Of JEE Advanced

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 Counselling

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.

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

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)

Top 10 IIT Colleges In India

Rank Institute Name Website
1 IIT Bombay www.iitb.ac.in
2 IIT Indore iiti.ac.in
3 IIT Delhi www.iitd.ac.in
4 IIT Ropar www.iitrpr.ac.in
5 IIT Madras (Chennai) www.iitm.ac.in
6 IIT Kanpur iitk.ac.in
7 IIT Jodhpur iitj.ac.in
8 IIT Hyderabad www.iith.ac.in
9 IIT Mandi www.iitmandi.ac.in
10 IIT Kharagpur iitkgp.ac.in
11 IIT Guwahati www.iitg.ac.in
12 IIT Patna https://iitp.ac.in
13 IIT Gandhinagar www.iitgn.ac.in
14 IIT Tirupati iittp.ac.in
15 IIT Roorkee www.iitr.ac.in
16 IIT Palakkad turing.iitpkd.ac.in
17 IIT Bhubaneswar www.iitbbs.ac.in
18 IIT Varanasi iitbhu.ac.in
19 ISM Dhanbad www.iitism.ac.in

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Last Year Cutoff For JEE Advanced

Rank List Min.% of marks in each subject Min.% of aggregate marks
Cut off for General category 10% 35%
For OBC 9% 31.5%
For SC 5% 17.5%
For ST 5% 17.5%
For PWD Candidates in each category 5% 17.5%
For Preparatory course 2.5% 8.75%

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