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Everything about JEE Main 2017

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JEE Main

 

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Main is one of the most coveted entrance examinations in India. Regulated by the CBSE board, it is a gateway to B. Tech and B. Arch programmes offered by reputed institutions like IIITs, NITs among others. JEE Main examination is also the qualifying examination to appear in JEE Advanced examination, which in turn, is the gateway to IITs, one of the most sought-after institutions in India.

What’s New in JEE 2017

  • Class 12th marks will not be considered for calculating JEE Main Rank from 2017 onwards.
  • There are no minimum criteria for the 12th percentage for appearing in JEE Main 2017 exam.
  • Candidates who wish to gain admission into the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other institutions 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 students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
  • All the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI. At the time of filling application form of JEE (Main)–2017, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s data.  In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for JEE (Main)–2017.

Eligibility

Following are the eligibility criteria for the examination:-

Age Limit: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1992, for general category and October 1, 1987, for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Cut- off date: Candidates who have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination only in 2015 or 2016 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) as subjects are eligible to apply. Candidates who have passed Class 12 in 2017 are also eligible to apply.

Subjects: Students should have minimum five subjects in Class 12 or equivalent examination.

The number of attempts: Students are permitted to take the examination thrice only.

Qualification: Class 12 qualified and also Diploma holders are eligible to apply.

Exam timetable

 

Events Dates
The release of official notification 18th November 2016
The release of application form 1st December 2016 to 2nd January 2017
Application forms correction window One week in the second half of January 2017
The release of admit card First week of March 2017
JEE Main (offline)

examination

2nd April 2017
JEE Main (online) examination 8th and 9th April 2017
The announcement of results 27th April 2017
Counseling schedule the First week of July 2017

 

Application form

  • Candidates are required to fill the application form through online mode only.
  • The last date for filling the application form is 2nd January 2017
  • Candidates can fill one application form only. Multiple application forms will lead to rejection of candidature
  • There is no need to send printed application form to the CBSE board

Application Fee

The application fee can be paid through two modes, online mode (debit/credit card) or offline mode (e-challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank).

The fee structure of JEE Main exam is mentioned below:

 

Papers appearing Paper and Pen -based Test Online mode
General/OBC(Boys) SC/ST/PwD/Girls General/OBC SC/ST/PwD/Girls
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650
For examination centres abroad
Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900

 

JEE Main Form Correction

  • Candidates will get the chance to make the correction in the application form.
  • Correction period will be announced for one week in the second half of January, 2017 (Tentatively).
  • Only selected and permitted entries may be modified.

JEE Main 2017 Examination Pattern

The JEE Main 2017 exam pattern for paper I and Paper II is given below:

JEE Main Paper I:

  • Courses: It is held as a competitive entrance exam to engineering courses (B.Tech/BE).
  • Number of Questions: It consists of 90 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Language: Hindi, English, and Gujarati. All candidates will be given the option to write the JEE Main exam in English or Hindi except for candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli who can opt for Gujarati.
  • Mode: It will be commenced via both online and offline mode.
  • Duration: 3 hours.  (4 hours for the PwD candidates)
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response or multi-responses.

The weight of subjects is given in the below table:

Subjects Questions Marks
Chemistry 30 120
Physics 30 120
Maths 30 120
Total 90 360

Weight of different subjects

maths-1

chemistry-2

Physics-3

JEE Main Paper II:

  • Courses: It is the entrance examination for Architecture course. (B.Arch).
  • Number of Questions: It will consist of 82 questions (MCQs).
  • Subjects: The questions will be framed from subjects as Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing.
  • Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
  • Mode: It will be conducted via offline mode.
  • Duration: 3 hours. (4 hours for PWD candidates)
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks for each correct response (2 questions of the drawing will carry 70 marks).
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect or multiple responses.
Subjects Questions Marks
Maths 30 120
Aptitude 50 200
Drawing 2 70
Total 82 390

Exam Centres for JEE Main 2017

Sr.No STATE CITY JEE (Offline) 2018 JEE (Online) 2018
1 Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair Pen Paper based Computer Based
2 Andhra Pradesh Chittoor Computer Based
3 Andhra Pradesh ANANTAPUR Computer Based
4 Andhra Pradesh ELURU Computer Based
5 Andhra Pradesh Guntur Pen Paper based Computer Based
6 Andhra Pradesh Kurnool Computer Based
7 Andhra Pradesh Kakinada Computer Based
8 Andhra Pradesh Nellore Computer Based
9 Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry Computer Based
10 Andhra Pradesh Tirupati Pen Paper based Computer Based
11 Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Pen Paper based Computer Based
12 Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Pen Paper based Computer Based
13 Andhra Pradesh Vizianagaram Computer Based
14 ANDHRA PRADESH Bapatla Computer Based
15 ANDHRA PRADESH Bheemavaram Computer Based
16 ANDHRA PRADESH KADAPA Computer Based
17 ANDHRA PRADESH ONGOLE Computer Based
18 ANDHRA PRADESH SRIKAKULAM Computer Based
19 ANDHRA PRADESH TADEPALLIGUDEM Computer Based
20 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar Pen Paper based Computer Based
21 Assam Dibrugarh Computer Based
22 Assam Guwahati Pen Paper based Computer Based
23 Assam Jorhat Computer Based
24 Assam Silchar Pen Paper based Computer Based
25 Assam Tezpur Computer Based
26 Bihar Aurangabad (Bihar) Computer Based
27 Bihar Biharsharif Computer Based
28 Bihar BHAGALPUR Computer Based
29 Bihar Gaya Pen Paper based Computer Based
30 Bihar Muzaffarpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
31 Bihar Patna Pen Paper based Computer Based
32 Bihar Purnea Computer Based
33 Bihar Darbhanga Computer Based
34 Chandigarh Chandigarh/Mohali Pen Paper based Computer Based
35 Chhattisgarh Bhilai/Durg Computer Based
36 Chhattisgarh Bilaspur Computer Based
37 Chhattisgarh Raipur Pen Paper based Computer Based
38 DADRA NAGAR HAVELI DADRA NAGAR HAVELI Pen Paper based Computer Based
39 DAMAN & DIU DAMAN & DIU Pen Paper based Computer Based
40 Delhi Delhi Pen Paper based Computer Based
41 Goa Panaji / Madgaon Pen Paper based Computer Based
42 Gujarat Ahmedabad Pen Paper based Computer Based
43 Gujarat Anand Pen Paper based Computer Based
44 Gujarat BHAVNAGAR Pen Paper based Computer Based
45 Gujarat Gandhinagar Pen Paper based Computer Based
46 Gujarat Godhra Pen Paper based Computer Based
47 Gujarat PATAN Pen Paper based Computer Based
48 Gujarat JAMNAGAR Computer Based
49 Gujarat Rajkot Pen Paper based Computer Based
50 Gujarat Surat Pen Paper based Computer Based
51 Gujarat Vadodara Pen Paper based Computer Based
52 Gujarat VALSAD Pen Paper based Computer Based
53 Haryana Ambala Computer Based
54 Haryana Bahadurgarh Computer Based
55 Haryana Faridabad Pen Paper based Computer Based
56 Haryana Gurugram Pen Paper based Computer Based
57 Haryana Hisar Pen Paper based Computer Based
58 Haryana Karnal Pen Paper based Computer Based
59 Haryana Kurukshetra Pen Paper based Computer Based
60 Haryana Panipat Computer Based
61 Haryana Sonipat Computer Based
62 HIMACHAL Pradesh PALAMPUR Computer Based
63 Himachal Pradesh DHARMSHALA Computer Based
64 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Pen Paper based Computer Based
65 Himachal Pradesh Solan Computer Based
66 Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
67 Jammu and Kashmir Baramullah Computer Based
68 Jammu and Kashmir Jammu Pen Paper based Computer Based
69 Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar Pen Paper based Computer Based
70 Jharkhand Dhanbad Pen Paper based Computer Based
71 Jharkhand Jamshedpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
72 Jharkhand Ranchi Pen Paper based Computer Based
73 Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City Pen Paper based Computer Based
74 Karnataka Bellary Computer Based
75 Karnataka Bidar Computer Based
76 Karnataka HASSAN Computer Based
77 Karnataka Udupi Computer Based
78 Karnataka Belgaum Computer Based
79 Karnataka Bengaluru Pen Paper based Computer Based
80 Karnataka Dharwad Computer Based
81 Karnataka Gulbarga Computer Based
82 Karnataka Hubballi(Hubli) Pen Paper based Computer Based
83 Karnataka Mangaluru(Mangalore) Pen Paper based Computer Based
84 Karnataka Mysore Computer Based
85 Karnataka Shivamogga(Shimoga) Computer Based
86 KARNATAKA Bagalkot Computer Based
87 KARNATAKA Devanagere Computer Based
88 KARNATAKA KOLAR Computer Based
89 KARNATAKA MANIPAL Computer Based
90 KARNATAKA TUMKUR Computer Based
91 Kerala Alappuzha Computer Based
92 Kerala ANGAMALY Computer Based
93 Kerala Ernakulam/Kochi Pen Paper based Computer Based
94 Kerala Kannur Computer Based
95 Kerala Kollam Computer Based
96 Kerala Kottayam Computer Based
97 Kerala Kozhikode Pen Paper based Computer Based
98 Kerala Malapuram Computer Based
99 Kerala Palakkad Computer Based
100 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Pen Paper based Computer Based
101 Kerala Thrissur Computer Based
102 Kerala Chenganur Computer Based
103 Kerala IDUKKI Computer Based
104 Kerala KANJIRAPPALLY Computer Based
105 Kerala KASARAGOD Computer Based
106 Kerala KOTHAMANGALAM Computer Based
107 Kerala MOOVATTUPUZHA Computer Based
108 Kerala PATHANAMATHITHA Computer Based
109 LAKSHADWEEP KAVARRATI Pen Paper based Computer Based
110 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Pen Paper based Computer Based
111 Madhya Pradesh Gwalior Pen Paper based Computer Based
112 Madhya Pradesh Indore Pen Paper based Computer Based
113 Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
114 Madhya Pradesh REWA Pen Paper based Computer Based
115 Madhya Pradesh Sagar Computer Based
116 Madhya Pradesh Satna Computer Based
117 Madhya Pradesh Ujjain Pen Paper based Computer Based
118 Madhya Pradesh AHMEDNAGAR Computer Based
119 Madhya Pradesh AKOLA Computer Based
120 Madhya Pradesh Balaghat Computer Based
121 Madhya Pradesh Betul Computer Based
122 Madhya Pradesh Chhatarpur Computer Based
123 Madhya Pradesh Chhindwara Computer Based
124 Madhya Pradesh Khargaon Computer Based
125 Madhya Pradesh Mandsur Computer Based
126 Madhya Pradesh Sehdol Computer Based
127 Madhya Pradesh Vidisha Computer Based
128 Maharashtra Amravati Pen Paper based Computer Based
129 Maharashtra Aurangabad Pen Paper based Computer Based
130 Maharashtra Jalgaon Computer Based
131 Maharashtra Kolhapur Computer Based
132 Maharashtra Mumbai Pen Paper based Computer Based
133 Maharashtra Nagpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
134 Maharashtra Nanded Computer Based
135 Maharashtra Nashik Pen Paper based Computer Based
136 Maharashtra Pune Pen Paper based Computer Based
137 Maharashtra SOLAPUR Computer Based
138 Maharashtra Navi Mumbai Computer Based
139 Maharashtra THANE Pen Paper based Computer Based
140 Maharashtra BEED Computer Based
141 Maharashtra BHUSAWAL Computer Based
142 Maharashtra BHANDARA Computer Based
143 Maharashtra BULDANA Computer Based
144 Maharashtra CHANDRAPUR Computer Based
145 Maharashtra DHULE Computer Based
146 Maharashtra GADCHIROLI Computer Based
147 Maharashtra GONDIA Computer Based
148 Maharashtra LATHUR Computer Based
149 Maharashtra PARBHANI Computer Based
150 Maharashtra RAIGAD/ALIBAUG Computer Based
151 Maharashtra RATNAGIRI Computer Based
152 Maharashtra SANGALI Computer Based
153 Maharashtra SATARA Computer Based
154 Maharashtra WARDHA Computer Based
155 Maharashtra WASHIM Computer Based
156 Maharashtra YAVATMAL Computer Based
157 Manipur Imphal Pen Paper based Computer Based
158 Meghalaya Shillong Pen Paper based Computer Based
159 Mizoram Aizawl Pen Paper based Computer Based
160 Nagaland DIMAPUR Pen Paper based Computer Based
161 Nagaland Kohima Pen Paper based Computer Based
162 Odisha Balasore Pen Paper based Computer Based
163 Odisha Berhampur (Ganjam) Pen Paper based Computer Based
164 Odisha Bhubaneswar Pen Paper based Computer Based
165 Odisha Cuttack Pen Paper based Computer Based
166 Odisha Rourkela Pen Paper based Computer Based
167 Odisha Sambalpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
168 Odisha ANGUL Computer Based
169 Odisha Jeypore Computer Based
170 Puducherry Puducherry Pen Paper based Computer Based
171 Punjab Amritsar Pen Paper based Computer Based
172 Punjab Bhatinda Pen Paper based Computer Based
173 Punjab Jalandhar Computer Based
174 Punjab Ludhiana Computer Based
175 Punjab Patiala Computer Based
176 Punjab Phagwara Computer Based
177 Punjab Ropar Computer Based
178 Punjab Sangrur Computer Based
179 Punjab FATHEGARH SAHIB Computer Based
180 PUNJAB PATHANKOT Computer Based
181 Rajasthan Ajmer Pen Paper based Computer Based
182 Gujarat JUNAGARH Computer Based
183 Rajasthan BHARATPUR Computer Based
184 Rajasthan BHILWARA Computer Based
185 Rajasthan Alwar Computer Based
186 Rajasthan Bikaner Pen Paper based Computer Based
187 Rajasthan Jaipur Pen Paper based Computer Based
188 Rajasthan Jodhpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
189 Rajasthan Kota Pen Paper based Computer Based
190 Rajasthan Sikar Computer Based
191 Rajasthan Udaipur Pen Paper based Computer Based
192 SIKKIM GANGTOK Pen Paper based Computer Based
193 Tamil Nadu Chennai Pen Paper based Computer Based
194 Tamil Nadu DINDIGUL Computer Based
195 Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Pen Paper based Computer Based
196 Tamil Nadu Kanyakumari Computer Based
197 Tamil Nadu KARUR Computer Based
198 Tamil Nadu Madurai Pen Paper based Computer Based
199 Tamil Nadu Namakkal Computer Based
200 Tamil Nadu Salem Computer Based
201 Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli Computer Based
202 Tamil Nadu Tirunelveli Computer Based
203 TAMIL NADU Cuddalore Computer Based
204 TAMIL NADU TANJORE Computer Based
205 TAMIL NADU THIRUVANNAMALAI Computer Based
206 TAMIL NADU THOOTHUKUDI Computer Based
207 TAMIL NADU VELLORE Computer Based
208 TAMIL NADU VILLIPURAM Computer Based
209 TAMIL NADU VIRUDHUNAGAR Computer Based
210 Telangana Hyderabad Pen Paper based Computer Based
211 Telangana Karimnagar Computer Based
212 Telangana Khammam Pen Paper based Computer Based
213 Telangana Warangal Pen Paper based Computer Based
214 Telangana MAHABUBNAGAR Computer Based
215 Telangana NALGONDA Computer Based
216 Tripura Agartala Pen Paper based Computer Based
217 Uttar Pradesh Agra Pen Paper based Computer Based
218 Uttar Pradesh Aligarh Computer Based
219 Uttar Pradesh Allahabad Pen Paper based Computer Based
220 Uttar Pradesh Bareilly Pen Paper based Computer Based
221 Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad Computer Based
222 Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
223 Uttar Pradesh Greater Noida/Noida Computer Based
224 Uttar Pradesh Jhansi Pen Paper based Computer Based
225 Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Pen Paper based Computer Based
226 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Pen Paper based Computer Based
227 Uttar Pradesh Meerut Computer Based
228 Uttar Pradesh Mathura Computer Based
229 Uttar Pradesh Moradabad Computer Based
230 Uttar Pradesh Muzaffarnagar Computer Based
231 Uttar Pradesh Varanasi Pen Paper based Computer Based
232 Uttar Pradesh BULANDSHARAR Computer Based
233 Uttar Pradesh FAIZABAD Computer Based
234 UTTAR PRADESH SITAPUR Computer Based
235 Uttarakhand Dehradun Pen Paper based Computer Based
236 Uttarakhand Haldwani Pen Paper based Computer Based
237 Uttarakhand HARIDWAR Pen Paper based Computer Based
238 Uttarakhand PANTNAGAR Computer Based
239 Uttarakhand Roorkee Pen Paper based Computer Based
240 West Bengal Asansol Computer Based
241 West Bengal Bardhman Computer Based
242 West Bengal Durgapur Pen Paper based Computer Based
243 West Bengal Haldia Computer Based
244 West Bengal Hooghly Computer Based
245 West Bengal Howrah Pen Paper based Computer Based
246 West Bengal Kalyani Computer Based
247 West Bengal Kolkata Pen Paper based Computer Based
248 West Bengal Siliguri Pen Paper based Computer Based
249 OUTSIDE INDIA COLOMBO Computer Based
250 OUTSIDE INDIA KATHMANDU Computer Based
251 OUTSIDE INDIA SINGAPORE Computer Based
252 OUTSIDE INDIA BAHRAIN Pen Paper based Computer Based
253 OUTSIDE INDIA DUBAI Pen Paper based Computer Based
254 OUTSIDE INDIA MUSCAT Pen Paper based Computer Based
255 OUTSIDE INDIA RIYADH Pen Paper based Computer Based
256 OUTSIDE INDIA SHARJAH Pen Paper based Computer Based
257 OUTSIDE INDIA QATAR Pen Paper based Computer Based
258 OUTSIDE INDIA DHAKA Pen Paper based Computer Based

JEE Main 2017 syllabus

JEE Main 2017 syllabus will comprise two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. JEE main paper 1 is the entrance examination for the B.Tech (Engineering) while paper 2 will be the entrance for architecture (B.Arch).

JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus:

The JEE Main paper 1 will be composed of all theory topics from three subjects of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus:

The JEE Main paper 2 comprises three subjects: mathematics, aptitude test, and drawing test. To find the sample papers for JEE, click here.

Minimum marks for inclusion in ranks

The cut-off list shows the minimum marks that candidates have to score for admission into the undergraduate level programmes. Every year, the cut-off list is declared by the conducting authority after the result declaration. On the basis of the cut-off and rank list, candidates will get admission in IITs and ISM Dhanbad. The cut-off list for 2017 will be prepared on basis of following factors:

  • Total number of candidates who pass JEE Main 2017.
  • Total number of candidates who apply for JEE Advanced 2017.
  • Total number of candidates those appear for JEE Advanced 2017.
  • Difficulty Level of Exam.
  • Previous year cut-off.

The list given below shows minimum marks for inclusion in the rank list of JEE exam 2017:-

Rank List Minimum percentage marks in each subject Minimum percentage of aggregate marks
Common rank list 10.0 20.0
OBC-NCL rank list 9.0 18
SC rank list 5.0 10
ST rank list 5.0 10
Common PWD rank list 5.0 10
OBC-NCL-PWd rank list 5.0 10
SC- PWD rank list 5.0 10
ST-PWD rank list 5.0 10
Preparatory course rank list 2.5 05

 

JEE Advanced cut-off list 2017

JEE Advanced cut-off list is different from minimum marks for inclusion in rankings. The table given below shows the Cut-Off marks and Ranks for different categories based on previous year analysis:

Physics-3

 

 

 

Category Marks Last rank
CML 152 999
OBC 117 5369
SC 74 3045
ST 63 1255
PWD 63 243
Preparatory(In case where eligible SC,ST, and PWD candidates are less than 1.4 times than seats reserved for them) 53 101

Cut-off Marks for Top 20 Percentile

 

  • Category-wise cut -off marks for top 20 percentile will be based on the marks scored by all the qualified candidates in their respective boards in the particular year.
  • The cut-off marks for PWD candidates will be the same as the lowest of the cut-off marks for GEN, OBC-NCL, SC and ST categories.
  • Top 20 percentile cut off for 2017 will be considered for the candidates who pass the class 12th or its equivalent in 2017. Similarly, the top 20 percentile cut off for 2016 will be considered for the candidates who pass the 12th examination in 2016.
  • In the case of candidates who have passed the 12th examination in 2016 but appear for any one of the subjects for improvement in 2017, the cut-off for the top 20 percentile will be considered for the year 2016.
  • If the board doesn’t provide any information regarding the cut -off of top 20 percentile, candidates have to produce a certificate from the respective Board stating that he falls in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates. If candidates fail to do so, cut off marks specified by the CBSE board will be considered.

tips

Every year lakhs of candidates appear for the JEE Main examination. But only a few are able to qualify based on their level of preparation. It is advisable that candidates put at least one year of sustained effort. Taking coaching is also desirable as it offers guidance. To find out top 10 coaching institutes for JEE, click here. If you are looking for a suitable coaching for JEE Main in your area, click here.

This article aims to resolve all doubts and queries of students appearing for JEE Main in 2017. Did I miss out anything? Let me know in the comments below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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dikshanth iyer

Jan 26, 2017

Helpful article. I Joined catalyseR this year for my JEE preparations and it has been really helpful with mock papers with the same kind of mark distribution and preparing and training me for the exams accordingly. Proper doubt solving is done by the teachers. I hope come into the 20 percentile. Thanks :)

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