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 2019

List of Qualified Candidates from JEE Main: in April

Examination Date of JEE Advanced:

Paper 1 – 19 May, 2019 (Sunday) – 09:00 to 12:00 IST – Session 1

Paper 2 – 19 May, 2019 (Sunday) – 14:00 to 17:00 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 224000 candidates in JEE Main (Includes all categories).

Following is the category-wide distribution:

Open: 107464

Open-PwD: 5656

OBC-NCL: 57456

OBC-NCL-PwD: 3024

SC: 31920

SC-PwD: 1680

ST: 15960

ST-PwD: 840

Criterion 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.

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 2017 or 2018.

However, if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year  2015-16 after June  2016, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their class XII exam in 2016 are also eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.  In case, the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2015-16 before June 2016 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

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 NOTeligible 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.

The candidates who paid seat acceptance fee in 2017 but (i) did not report at any reporting centre OR, (ii) withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR, (iii) had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

However, in any of the above cases, the candidate is required to fulfil the conditions mentioned from criterion 1 to criterion 4.


FEES for JEE Advanced

Fees for JEE Advance 2019 is not announced yet. The fees for JEE Advanced 2018 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 2019 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 https://www.jeeadv.ac.in/


Post Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019 @ 11:12 am

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