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JEE Main, Advanced 2017 Exam Pattern


Examination Pattern of JEE Main 2017

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

Course Papers Required Subjects Type of Questions Time 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 2017

Date Paper Mode Subjects Time Duration
02-04-2017 Paper I Offline Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 9:30 A.M to 12:30 P.M 3 Hours

IIT JEE Advanced Exam Pattern and Schedule 2017

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.

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.

Syllabus for JEE Main 2016 Exam

JEE Main 2016 exam syllabus was released. It is same as last year AIEEE syllabus. For the syllabus of JEE advanced please refer Website Download JEE Main Final Syllabus 2016.

No of attempts in JEE(Main) Exam

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE(Main) shall be limited to 3 (three) uniformly for all the candidates in consecutive years. The candidates passed +2 exam in 2014 or 2015 or appearing in +2 in 2016 are only eligible to appear in JEE Main 2017. Candidates passed +2 in 2015 or before or appearing in 2014 are not eligible to appear in JEE 2017.

Note: If you appeared for AIEEE last year, that will be considered as an attempt in JEE Main 2017 exam.

No. of attempts in JEE Advanced Exam

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2017 for the first time are also eligible

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

The JEE Mian question papers will be in Hindi and English languages. The students who have opted exam centers in Gujarat state can choose question paper in Gujarati language. The language of the question paper can not be changed after submitting the application form.

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


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Our Educational Expert Clarifications on Exam Pattern of New IIT JEE

Nov 10, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
IISc Questions

What is the exam date of IIT 2013 ?

The JEE main exam will be on 7 April 2013 offline and JEE advanced will be on 2 June 2012.

Nov 02, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
IISc Questions

I have already attended IIT JEE last year 2012, 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, 2012
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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