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JEE Main, Advanced 2015 Exam Pattern


Examination Pattern of JEE Main 2015

Subject combination for each paper and type of questions in each paper are given in the table below.

Course Papers Subjects Type of Questions Duration
B.E or B.Tech and Other UG Courses Paper I Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 3 Hours
B.Arch or B.Planning (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper II Mathematics – Part I
Objective type questions 3 Hours
Aptitude Test – Part II Objective type questions
Drawing Test – Part III Questions to test Drawing Aptitude

Paper I - B.E, B.Tech (Offline and Online Test)

One objective type question paper. The paper will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The duration of the paper will be 3 (Three) Hours. The Paper I will be conducted in Computer Based online Test and Paper and Pen offline Test.

Paper II - B.Arch, B.Planning (Only Offline Test)

The Paper II will have one Question Paper consisting of 3 Parts. Part I Mathematics, Part II Aptitude Test and Part III Drawing Test as per past practice of AIEEE. Part I and Part II are having only Objective type questions. The duration of the paper will be 3 Hours. The Paper II will be conducted only in Paper and Pen offline Test.

JEE Main Exam Schedule 2015

Date Paper Mode Subjects Time Duration
4th Apr 2015 Paper I Offline Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 9:30 A.M to 12:30 P.M 3 Hours
4th Apr 2015 Paper II Offline Mathematics - Part 1
2:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M 3 Hours
Aptitude Test – Part 2
Drawing Test – Part 3
10th Apr 2015
11th Apr 2015
Paper I Online Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics I Shift 9:30 A.M to 12:30 P.M
II Shift 2:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M (If required)
3 Hours

The candidates choosing the cities Kathmandu, Singapore, Colombo will appear for Paper 1 in Computer Based Examination only on 11th Apr 2015. The Paper 2 in these three cities will be conducted on 04th Apr 2015 from 2.00 - 5.00 PM (IST) in Pen & Paper Based examination.

IIT JEE Advanced Exam Pattern and Schedule 2015

The JEE Advanced Exam will have two objective type papers, Paper I and Paper II. Each paper will consist 3 seperate sections on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of each paper will be 3 hours. The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.

Negative Marking in JEE Advanced

There will be objective type questions with four options having single correct answer. In some sections, incorrect answers may be awarded with negative marks, For each incorrect response, one fourth (1/4) of the total marks allotted to the question would be deducted. There will be No Negative marks for the un-answerd questions.

Date Paper Mode Subjects Time Duration
24 May 2015 Paper I Offline Part 1 : Physics
9:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M 3 Hours
Part 2 : Chemistry
Part 3 : Mathematics
24 May 2015 Paper II Offline Part 1 : Physics 2:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M 3 Hours
Part 2 : Chemistry
Part 3 : Mathematics

JEE Advanced Answer Sheets

The answers are to be marked on a separate, 2 sheet carbonless paper. Candidate must not separate or disturb the alignment of the upper and lower sheets. The upper sheet is specially designed machine readable sheet of paper (ORS-Optical Response Sheet). While answering the candidate is expected to darken the bubble(s) against correct answer(s) only on the upper sheet using black ball point pen. The darkening on the upper sheet should be done in such a manner that the impression is seen on the lower sheet. Responses recorded on the upper sheet only will be taken as final. The candidate can take away the lower sheet with the permission of the invigilator(s) at the end of the examination.

Examination for Blind Candidates

A blind candidate can request for the services of Scribe. The scribe will be provided by the Presiding Officer (PO) of the Exam Centre and will be of Class XI from Science stream with Mathematics. The candidate will be able to meet the scribe a minimum of one hour before the examination time. One hour extra time to write the examination will be provided. For this, the candidate must submit a separate request letter to the Chairman of the respective zonal IIT while registering for JEE Advanced -2015 along with a copy of the PwD certificate obtained from the district medical board. The format of the Request Letter for Scribe . The soft (scanned) copies of the request letter along with PwD certificate must be uploaded during the registration process.

Syllabus for JEE Main 2015 Exam

JEE Main 2015 exam syllabus was released. It is same as last year AIEEE syllabus. For the syllabus of JEE advanced please refer jee.iitd.ac.in. Download JEE Main Final Syllabus 2015.

No of attempts in JEE(Main) Exam

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE(Main) shall be limited to 03 (three) uniformly for all the candidates in consecutive years. The candidates passed +2 exam in 2013 or 2014 or appearing in +2 in 2015 are only eligible to appear in JEE Main 2015. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2012, did not pass in 2012, but passed in 2013 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2015.

Improvement of Marks or Results

If a candidate wants to improve his performance in Board Exam, he/she can do so but for consideration of that years result he/she has to appear in all the subjects and not the partial.

Medium of JEE Main and Advanced

Exam Centers Located Medium of JEE Main Question Paper
All Examination Centre Cities English and Hindi
Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli English, Hindi and Gujarati
Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra English, Hindi, Marathi and Urdu

The JEE Advanced will be conducted in English and Hindi medium only.


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Our Educational Expert Clarifications on Exam Pattern of JEE

Nov 25, 2014
Shreya pandey
JEE Questions

What are the benefits of writing paper 1 and 2 of JEE main ? Whether JEE advance will have the same papers ?

Based on our past experiences, Student who are good at Mathematics and with little effort on Drawing and Aptitude in Paper 2 of JEE Main easily getting admission in NITs. After clearing JEE Main Paper I and JEE (Adv), the student need to take Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) in JEE Advanced. Then they will be admitted for Architecture and design courses in IIT. Paper 2 of JEE advance is called AAT. So writing paper 2 is very important.

Nov 10, 2014
IISc Questions

What is this paper 1 and paper 2 ? we have to opt for both or Its only for online or offline mode?

Paper 1 is for BE/ B.Tech - You can opt either Pen and paper based or Computer based exam. Paper 2 is for B.Arch / B.Planning – Only Pen and paper based exam.

Nov 09, 2014
IISc Questions

Can we write B.Arch exam online ?

You can appear only through Pen & Paper based examination for Paper II especially for B.Arch admissions.

Nov 08, 2014
IISc Questions

For admissions into NITs will clearing paper 1 will be enough or should we clear paper 2 also?

For B.E and B.Tech (Engineering and Technology) courses admission it is enough to get Good rank in paper 1. For Architecture and planning only paper 2 is required.

Nov 07, 2014
IISc Questions

For the IIT mains Exam, how much percentage % needed in 12th board of cbse if I am of OBC category?

For all board including CBSE 50% in total is required to be eligible for JEE main exam General and OBC category.

Nov 05, 2014
IIT Main

What is the exam date of IIT Mains 2015 ?

The JEE main exam will be on 4th April 2015 offline and JEE advanced will be on 24th May 2015.

Nov 02, 2014
IISc Questions

For admission in B.E. ( Mech,Civil,EC,IT,Computer ) through JEE Main, I have to face exam of Paper-1 and Paper-2 or Both ?

For B.E and B.Tech Admission it is enough to appear for Paper 1.

Nov 01, 2014
IISc Questions

What is For each incorrect response, one fourth of marks to question would be deducted ?

0.25 minus marks will be given for any wrong answers. But if you not answered for a question you don’t know , that is you do not mark any four options of the answers means negative marks will not be given in JEE advanced.

Oct 15, 2014
IISc Questions

Is it necessary to give both the exam of IIT paper that is paper-I and Paper-II ?

If you want to apply for B.E, B.Tech and B.Arch, B.Planning you have to write both Paper I and II. If you want to apply only for B.E , B.Tech it is enough to write Paper I.

Sep 27, 2014
IISc Questions

How many times a student can apply for the JEE ?

A student can appear the maximum of 3 times in the JEE, this includes the previous year attempts also.

Sep 25, 2014
IISc Questions

I have already attended IIT JEE last year 2014, Am I eligible to apply the New JEE Main and advanced this year?

One student can attend IIT JEE for 3 years, So you are eligible to apply IIT JEE main, and eligble for JEE Advanced if qualified on JEE Main.

Sep 20, 2014
IISc Questions

Can I use calculator for calculations in the JEE-Main exam ?

Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, iPod, etc. is NOT PERMITTED in JEE (Main) 2013. Also materials like log table, book, notebook, etc. should NOT be brought into the examination hall.

Sep 27, 2012
IISc Questions

What will be syllabus for JEE Main ? Is this the same as last years AIEEE syllabus?

The syllabus for JEE-Main 2013 exam is given on JEE-Main site www.jeemain-edu.in. It is same as last year AIEEE syllabus.

Sep 27, 2012
IISc Questions

Last year I appeared for AIEEE exam. Will that be considered as attempt ? How many attempts I can take in JEE-Main ?

Yes if you appeared last year, that will be considered as an attempt in JEE-Main 2013 exam. The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE(Main) shall be limited to 03 (three) uniformly for all the candidates in consecutive years.

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