JEE (Main) 2019 Entrance Exam
ALL INDIA EXAMINATION

Overview
1. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) from 2019 onwards. The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main) to the NTA. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018.
2. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is only an examination conducting body. After declaration of result, the data is handed over to CENTRALISED SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD (CSAB)/JoSAA or the concerned State government/institute for Seat Allocation Process and admission procedure.
3. JEE (Main) is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination. The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
4. Candidates have to apply for JEE (Main) January - 2019 “Online” ONLY. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. Submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website -www.jeemain.nic.in only. The candidates should select four cities of examination as per their choice of Paper-1 or Paper-2 or both Paper-1 & Paper-2 of JEE (Main) – 2019.
Important Dates of JEE (Main) 2019
The following is the schedule of examinations to be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) till May 2019:


Events

JEE (Main) - I (Computer Based Test)

JEE (Main) - II (Computer Based Test)

Online Registration Start Dates

1st September 2018

8th February 2018

Online Registration End Dates

30th September 2018

7th March 2019

Downloading of Admit Cards

17th December 2018

18th March 2019

Dates of Examination

6th to 20th January 2019

6th to 20th April 2019

Date of Announcing Results

31st January 2019

30th April 2019

Conducted By

National Testing Agency (NTA)
https://www.nta.ac.in/

NOTE: NTA is also establishing a countrywide network of Test Practice Centers (TPCs) for students of rural areas so that everyone will have an opportunity to practice before the exam. From 1st September, 2018 on every Saturday & Sunday, various schools/engineering colleges with computer are being started practicing of tests for any student can avail the facility free of charge. The practice tests will help the candidates to familiarize themselves with logging into the system and how to use computer at the time of actual test. The TPCs will have a downloaded Computer Based Test (CBT) which will be similar to the actual test to be conducted on the exam day.
Eligibility Criteria

  •  Age Limit: For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination – 2019.
  • Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE): Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE (Main)-2019 Examination.
  • Number of Subjects in the Qualifying Examination : Candidates must have taken at least five subjects (1-Language, 2-Physics, 3-Mathematics, 4-Any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject), 5-Any other subject in class 12th/qualifying examination) in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)-2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
  • Number of Attempts : The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).

Schedule of Exam
Schedule of Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Computer Based Test (CBT) mode


Date of Exam

Paper

Subjects

Timings of Examination

Duration

JEE (Main)-I: 6th to 20th January 2019
JEE (Main)-II: 6th to 20th April 2019

Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

1st shift: 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
2nd shift: 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

3 Hours

Examination Structure
JEE (Main) – 2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning). Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) will be conducted in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only. The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot be changed at a later stage.
Subject combinations, type of questions, mode of examination and mark distribution is given below:


Type of Questions

Subjects

Number of Questions

Full Marks

Negative Marks

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with equal weight-age to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry

Physics

30

+4 x 30 = 120

-1

Chemistry

30

+4 x 30 = 120

-1

Mathematics

30

+4 x 30 = 120

-1

CBT mode only

Total

90

120 x 3 = 360

 

JEE (Advanced) Entrance Exam 2018
ALL INDIA EXAM

  • Overview
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee will conduct the JEE Advanced 2019 exam on 19th May 2019. This year JEE Advanced exam was conducted by IIT Kanpur on 20th May, 2018. 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) 2019 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 2019 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2019 and admission to IITs.
  • Exam Date : Third week of May  
  • Declaration of Result : Second week of June 
  • Important Dates of JEE (Advanced) – 2019

1.

Online Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2019 begins

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2.

Online registration for JEE (Advanced) 2019 closes

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3.

Last date for fee payment of registered candidates

Waiting

4.

Admit card available for downloading

Waiting

5.

JEE (Advanced) 2019 examination

19h May 2019

6.

Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates

Waiting

7.

Online display of answer keys

Waiting

8.

Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates

Waiting

9.

Online declaration of results of JEE (advanced )2019

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10.

Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test

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11.

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

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12.

Declaration of results of AAT

Waiting

13.

Seat Allotment

Waiting

  •  Eligibility Criteria (As per 2018 updated by the official website of IIT)
  •  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 (As per 2018 updated by official website IIT)
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) - 2018: 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 (Advance) -2018: Paper – 2
Total Time: 3 Hrs. (14:00 – 17:00)
Total Questions: 18 * 3 = 54
Max. Marks: 61*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