JEE Advanced Exam Details

JEE Advanced: Exam Details, Eligibility, Exam Pattern etc.

What is JEE Advanced?

JEE Advanced (Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced) is an entrance test for admission in IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) in India. Other universities like the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) also use the JEE Advance score for admission. The exam was formerly known as IIT-JEE. The exam is conducted once in a year. Only top scorer in JEE Main can attend JEE Advanced. Please readour article “JEE Main: Exam details” to know more about JEE Main.

Important Dates for JEE Advanced 2020

List of Qualified Candidates from JEE Main: in April

Examination Date of JEE Advanced:

Paper 1 – 17 May, 2020 (Sunday) – 09:00 to 12:00 IST – Session 1

Paper 2 – 17 May, 2020 (Sunday) – 14:30 to 17:30 IST – Session 2

Eligibility for JEE Advanced

Eligibility to attend JEE Advanced 2019 are yet to announce. Eligibility to attend JEE Advance 2018 were as follows:

Criterion 1: The candidate must be among the top 250000 candidates in JEE Main (Includes all categories).

This is a change in JEE Advanced 2020 as earlier, top 245000 candidates from JEE Main were deemed eligible for appearing in the JEE Advanced exam. For JEE Advanced 2020, the number has been increased by 5000. That is, in JEE Advanced 2020, 250000 students (including all categories) from JEE (Main) 2020 will be short listed to appear in JEE Advanced exam.

Criterion 2: Age Limit

Age limit for appearing in JEE Advanced has been temporarily lifted till further notice. Candidates can appear in JEE Advanced 2020 irrespective of their age

Criterion 3: Number of attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

Criterion 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 2019 or 2020.

Criterion 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) 2020.

FEES for JEE Advanced

Fees for JEE Advance 2020 is not announced yet. The fees for JEE Advanced 2019 were as follows:

For Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals

Female Candidates (All categories): Rs. 1300 + GST

SC / ST / PwD Candidates: Rs. 1300 + GST

All Other Candidates: Rs. 2600 + GST

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries: USD 160 + GST

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries: USD 300 + GST

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Foreign countries

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)

All Indian Nationals: USD 160 + GST

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries: USD 160 + GST

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries: USD 300 + GST

Exam Pattern of JEE Advanced

It is announced that 2020 JEE Advanced will also be conducted in fully computer based mode.

From 2018 onwards the JEE Advanced exam will be conducted in fully computer based test mode. The exam consists of two papers of three hours each. Paper 1 and Paper 2 are compulsory and will be held in two sessions.

Total questions in each paper is 54. The questions are of single correct answer type, multiple correct answer type and numerical grid type (single digit). The questions are from subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

You can get mock tests and other information from official website

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