JEE Main 2017 Exam Dates and Application Form
JEE Main 2017 is the most prominent national level entrance exam considered for admission to B.E./B. Tech and B. Arch/B. Plan programs in NITs/IIITs/CFTIs and other State-level & Private institutions. JEE Main Application Process ended on January 16. Check Our Guide on How to Prepare for JEE Main 2017
JEE Main Admit Card would be available online on the official site from the first week of March – 2017. The entrance test will be conducted in 104 cities in India and 9 international cities. JEE Main comprises 2 papers – Paper 1 is meant for B. Tech. aspirants while candidates applying for B. Arch. course should attempt Paper 2.
Paper I comprises 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.There will be 90 questions in total (30 questions from each section) and all the questions will carry 4 marks each.
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Paper 2 consists of 82 questions. Mathematics and Aptitude comprises 80 questions of 4 marks each while Drawing section has 2 questions of total 70 marks. Negative marking of 1 mark would be applicable for both the papers. CBSE has also started the online mock test for JEE Main Paper I on their official portal.
JEE Mains Result is expected to be declared on or before April 27, 2016. The top 2,20,000 rank holders are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2017. It is scheduled on May 21, 2017.
New in JEE Main 2017
IIT council formed a committee last year to introduce certain changes in the JEE Main. The changes emphasize the increasing importance of candidates’ performance in JEE Main for calculation of ranks and subsequent seat allotment process. Also, the weightage for Class 12th marks required for admission to top institutes accepting JEE Main Score has been revised.
- No weightage would be given to Class 12th marks for calculating ranks in JEE Main 2017.
- To qualify for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs and CFTIs offering admission on the basis of JEE Main Ranks, candidates must at least secure 75% marks in 10+2 Exam or be in the top 20 percentile in the 10+2 exam conducted by respective boards. The qualifying marks/percentage has been relaxed to 65% for SC/ST students.
- JAB has also made it mandatory for candidates to possess aadhaar number to apply for JEE Main 2017. In case candidates don’t have an aadhaar number, they need to enroll for aadhaar at nearest enrollment centre. CBSE has also set up facililitation centres in various cities for enrollment of candidates who don’t possess aadhaar number.
JEE Main 2017 Exam Dates
This year, the exam dates for JEE Main and JEE Advanced are released together. Online registration for JEE Main 2017 caFirn be completed from December 1 to January 02, 2016. The date of exam is April 2, 2017 (offline Mode) and April 8 – 9, 2017 (online mode) respectively. You can check the calendar of events mentioned below for regular updates and process wise deadlines.
|Last date to Apply for JEE Main 2017||January 16, 2017|
|Payment of Application fee through Credit/Debit card/e-challan||January 17, 2017|
|JEE Main Form Correction Window||Jan.25 - Feb. 03, 2017|
|Availability of JEE Main Admit Card||March 1, 2017|
|JEE Main 2017 paper (Pen and Paper Based Test)||April 2, 2017|
|JEE Main 2017 paper (Computer Based Test)||April 8 – 9, 2017|
|Online Display of JEE Main Answer Key & OMR Sheet Image||April 18 – 22, 2017|
|Declaration of score card and JEE Main merit list||April 27, 2017|
|Declaration of All India Rank||June 30, 2017|
The results for JEE Main 2017 is expected to be announced after April 27. The top 2,20,000 JEE Main Rank Holders can apply for JEE Advanced 2017 from April 28, 2017. JOSAA will hold the joint counselling session for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. Seat allotment process is likely to start from June 19, 2017.
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JEE Main 2017 Application Process
JEE Main 2017 Application Form can be filled and submitted in only mode only. The last date to complete JEE Main Application Process is extended to January 16, 2017 by CBSE after receiving requests from various students, parents and schools.
The registration process primarily involves 3 steps – Filling application form, Uploading photograph & signature and payment of application fee.The steps involved in filling JEE Main 2017 Application Form are mentioned below:
- Candidates should visit the official website of JEE Main to apply.
- Next, candidate has to click on the “Apply for JEE Main 2017” button to navigate to the registration page of the JEE main.
- Click on Apply for JEE Main 2017 under New Registration tab
- All the aspirants must possess a valid aadhaar number/ aadhaar enrollment number/registration number issued by CBSE facilitation centres before they apply online.
- Candidates must also have a valid e-mail ID & a mobile number to complete the registration process as well as for future correspondences..
- One has to choose a password of 8 to 13 characters with a capital letter, a small letter, a special chracter and a number.
- Candidates must ensure that they have filled correct details which must match with the aadhaar card and other relevant documents.
- The scanned images i.e., coloured passport size recent photograph, signature and left thumb impression must match the prescribed notifications.
- Finally, candidates have to pay the stipulated application fee using either debit card/credit card/ PayTM/ SBI Buddy Wallet/ Cash Card or by generating and submitting fee via E-challan.
- After Paying the application fee, candidates can succesfully submit their form.
Candidates can later check the status of their JEE Main 2017 Application Form. In case you have made some mistakes while filling up the application form, CBSE in all probability will provide you one time facility to make correction in filled application form like previous year.
Note: Candidates can now make correction in their uploaded images of photograh and signature in case of any discrepancy. They need to login with their JEE Main Application Number and password on the official site to make corrections.
JEE Main 2017 Application Fee
The application fee for JEE Main 2017 would vary for candidates from different categories/gender as well as on the basis mode of examination opted by the candidates. The application fee for both exam centres in India and outside India are indicated in the table below.
|Examination||(General/OBC)(Offline Mode)||(SC/ST/PWD/Girls)||(General/OBC)(Online Mode)||(SC/ST/PWD/Girls)(Online Mode)|
|For Examination Centre in India||JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) or JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) only||1000||500||500||250|
|Both JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)||1800||900||1300||650|
|For Examination Centre Outside India||JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) or JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) only||2500||1250||2500||1250|
|Both JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning||3800||1900||3800||1900|
JEE Main 2017 Admit Card
Candidates can download admit card from official website of JEE MAIN from March 1, 2017. Candidates are required to enter their roll numbers and date of birth to download the admit card. If any how you forget your application number and password, you can retrieve it .
You need to carry this admit card along with you to the examination hall, Failing to which you will not be allowed to enter the exam hall . Along with this admit card you have to carry following documents to the exam center :-
- Copy of Passing Certificate of class 12 or equivalent examination of year 2015 or 2014 if not opted for improvement
- Copy of improvement exam admit card if opted for an improvement exam
- Copy of Admit card for class 12th examination if appearing for class 12th examination.
Document needed to be carried with the Admit Card on Exam Day
|Candidate Qualification||Documents Required|
|Candidate passed qualifying exam/12th class in 2015 or 2016 and not opted for any improvement in 2017||Copy of Final Marksheet of year 2015 or 2015|
|Candidate passed qualifying exam/12th class in 2014 or 2015 and has opted for any improvement in 2016||Copy of improvement exam admit card of 2016 exam|
|If appearing in 12th examination in 2017||Copy of Admit card of 12th class examination|
Note: A call center will be functional on all working days from March 1, 2017 to address queries related to admit card.
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JEE Main 2017 Exam Centre
JEE Main 2017 is scheduled to be conducted across 104 cities in India and 9 international cities. Applicants are required to choose their exam centre at the time of online registration. Candidates can put preference for 4 cities if they are choosing Pen and Paper based test and only 1 centre if they are opting for computer based test. The selection of exam centre depends on several factors such as state code of eligibility, medium of question paper, no. of applicants applying for a centre, etc.
The state code of eligibility is the state from where the candidate has completed 10+2 or equivalent examination or passport (for OCI, PIO and foreign applicants). Candidates have to put the correct code at the time of filling the JEE Main Application form. Examination centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli also have the option of Gujarati along with Hindi and English as the Medium of question papers.
Final decision regarding the allotment of centres is reserved with the CBSE. The allotted centre and venue details would be mentioned on the JEE Main 2017 Admit Card. In case of any issues, CBSE can allot centre in any other nearby city or cancel any of the allotted centre.
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JEE Main 2017 Eligibility
The basic eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE Main is you should be class 12th pass or equivalent with45%marks in each of the subject (40% in case of reserved categories). Other mandatory requirements are mentioned below :-
- Compulsary Subjects- Applicants should be class 12 pass. They must have studied 5 subjects in class 12. For B.E./B.Tech. candidates should have studied Physics and Mathematics along with one of the Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology. For B.Arch./B.Planning. they must have studied Mathematics subject alongwith 50% marks in total including five subjects.
- Year of Passing- Candidates class 12 passing year should be either 2016 or 2015. Note that candidates appearing for class 12 in 2017 can also apply
- Number of Attempts- A candidate can appear for JEE Main maximum 3 times.
- Age Limit: Candidate’s date of birth should be on or after October 1, 1992 (5 years relaxation for SC/ST/PwD. i.e 1987).
As Madhya Pradesh and Orissa are new enteries in JEE Main, the age limit and number of attempts will remain same as per the past practices for getting admissions in colleges of these states.
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JEE Main 2017 Reservation
CBSE will follow the Reservation Rules laid by the Government for admission process through JEE Main . Candidates will be assigned All India Rank (AIR) as per their respective categorical reservation policy. The following categories will be considered in JEE Main 2017 along with percentage reservation-
- NCL-OBC (Non Creamy Layer - Other Backward Class) : 27%
- Scheduled Castes (SC) : 15%
- Scheduled Tribes (ST) : 7.5%
- Persons with Disability (PwD) : 3%
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JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern
60 x 3
There will be 2 papers both have 3 hours duration
Each of 4
Each Correct Answer will be awarded 4 marks
No -ve marking in Paper I. 1 mark will be deducted in Mathematics and Aptitude Section of Paper II for incorrect responses.
offline and online
Paper I is conducted in both online and offline mode while Paper II will be in offline mode
The paper 1 will have objective type questions. Paper 2 comprises objective type and drawing test.
Paper I will have 90 questions. Paper II consists of 82 questions
For Paper 1
JEE Main 2017 will comprise of two papers - Paper 1 for B.E./B.Tech. and Paper 2 for B.Arch./B.Planning. Candidates can appear for any of the papers or for both depending on courses they are seeking admission to. Paper 1 will be in both pen paer and computer based mode however paper 2 wil be only in pen paper mode.
The class wise weightage of questions for JEE Main Paper I is mentioned below.
|Subjects||Class 11th||Class 12th||Total|
For Paper 2
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- Number and type of questions-The test consists of 90 objective type questions, 30 from each part- Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
- Exam Duration and Timing-The exam will be of 3 hours in duration. Pen papaer based test will be from 09:30 am to 12:30 pm while computer based test will be conduted in two shifts depending on number of candidates. Second shift will be from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
- Each question will carry 4 marks.
- Negative Marking-1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
- Number of questions and Duration - Paper 2 will also consist 90 questions from three sections- Aptitude Test, Mathematics and Drawing test. Test duration for paper 2 is also 3 hours- 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
- Marking Scheme and Type of questions- Aptitude test will comprise 50 objective type questions of 4 Marks for each correct answer. Mathematics will consist 30 objective type questions having weighatge of 4 marks for each correct response. Drawing test will comprise of 2 questions on Memory and 2D design.
- Negative Marking-1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer for objective type questions
JEE Main 2017 Syllabus
The syllabus for JEE Main 2017 is based on the 10+2 curriculum of CBSE and other regional boards. JEE Main 2017 Syllabus will vary for Paper I and Paper II. Candidates can explore the detailed syllabus to get a cue on the most important topics. Understanding the weightage of most crucial topics will help the candidates in chalking out a better preparation strategy.
The subject wise syllabus for JEE Main 2017 is mentioned below.
|General Organic Chemistry||Electrostatics||Sets, Relations and Functions|
|Alcohol Phenol Ether||Thermodynamics||Complex Numbers and Quardatic Equations|
|Redox reactions||Wave Motion||Matrices and Determinants|
|Chemical Bonding||Rotational Motion||Permutations and Combinations|
|Coordination Compound||Laws of Motion||Mathematical Induction|
|P--block elements||Ray Optics||Binomial Theorem and its simple applications|
|S-block elements||Magnetic effect of current and Magnetism||Sequences and Series|
|Aldehyde & Ketones||Simple Harmonic Motion||Limit, Continuity and Differentiability|
|Solutions||Wave optics||Integral Calculus|
|Solid State||Units Dimension Errors||Differential Equations|
|Chemical Thermodynamics||Work Energy Power||Co-Ordinate Geometry|
|Ionic Equilibrium||Modern Physics||Three Dimensional Geometry|
|Chemical Equilibrium||Current Electricity||Vector Algebra|
|Surface chemistry||Electromagnetic Induction||Statistics and Probability|
|Atomic Structure||Physics of Nucleus||Trigonometry – 02|
|Gaseous State||Fluids||Mathematical Reasoning|
|Nuclear Chemistry||Solids and Semiconductor Devices||--|
|Chemical Kinetics||Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum||--|
|Mole Concepts||Kinetic Theory of Gases||--|
|Amines and Diazonium Salts||Radioactivity||--|
|Alkanes,Alkenes &Alkynes||EM waves||--|
JEE Main 2017 Books
Getting a good score in JEE Main exam is like a dream come true for all the class 12th students who want to pursue Engineering and Architecture courses, Moreover if you score really high and your All India Rank falls in top 2 lakhs ranks they will be eligible for the next level JEE Advanced which will take place on May 22, 2017. So you need to prepare for both the exams really well.
The question paper will be framed on Class 11 and Class 12 syllabus for subjects Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics as prescribed by CBSE.Exam is mainly held to check the subjective knowledge of the students in these subjects.For this you are advised to first stick to the NCERT books for class 11 and class 12 . Also you can refer to the following books for preparation.
|Book Name||Author Name||ISBN Number|
|Concepts of Physics(volume 1 and 2)||HC Verma||8177091875|
|Elements of Coordinate Geometry||SL Loney (Pearson Publications)||818355282X|
|Vector Algebra||Shanti Narayan||812190952X|
JEE Main in 40 Days
In case you haven’t start preparing for JEE Main yet, You can still hope to get a good score in the entrance . For this you can use the test series “JEE Main in 40 Days”. It is a kind of crash course. You can purchase it online also. Here we are providing you some reviews about it which will help you in choosing the right option.
JEE Main 2017 Rank List
JEE Main 2017 Rank list is expected to be announced in the final week of June – 2017 by JAB. In a major shift this year, class 12th marks will no longer play any role in calculation of JEE Main All India Rank. The final JEE Main 2017 All India Rank will be calculated on the score obtained by the normalization formula.
Score Normalization Formula: B=0.6A+0.4B final, where A= Marks obtained in JEE 2017 Main and B=0.5(B1 + B2). B1 is the JEE Main Aggregate score corresponding to his/her percentile according to All India Level. B2 is the JEE Main aggregate score corressponding to the percentile at the State board level to which the student belong.
JEE Main 2017 Result
CBSE declared JEE Main 2017 result on April 27, 2017 and candidates can check their result on official website by entering their JEE Main Roll number and Date of Birth.
How to check JEE Main 2017 Results?
- Go to official website for JEE Main 2017.
- Enter your JEE Main 2017 Roll Number.
- Enter your Date of Birth as entered in the JEE MAin 2017 application form.
- Click on ’Submit’.
After clicking on ‘Submit’ your score card will be displayed. The score will contain the marks obtained by candidate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and total marks.
Publishing of Results is a two-stage process – First the score cards of candidates will be published and then All India Rank (AIR) List for JEE Main 2017 will be released on June 30, 2017. This rank list will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s marks in qualifying examination and JEE Main 2017 score. AIR of candidates will be prepared on the basis of JEE Man 2017 Score Normalisation by calculating JEE Main 2017 Score and Normalized score in 60% and 40% weightage respectively. This AIR will determine your eligibility for the next level i.e. whether you are eligible for appearing for JEE Advanced 2017 or not .
For every category separate rank lists will be prepared for B.E/B.Tech and B.Arch/B.Plan both on July 7, 2017 . The CSAB (Central Seat Allocation Board) will use these ranks for seat allotment to different IITs, NITs, SFTIs and Government aided colleges.
JEE Main 2017 Cutoff
JEE Main 2017 Cutoff will be based on the All India Rank List prepared after the declaration of JEE Mains Result. The All India Rank list for JEE Main would be used for admitting candidates in B.E./ B. Tech program at NITs/IIITs/CFTIs and state owned colleges accepting JEE Main Score.
The JEE Main Cutoff comprises opening and closing ranks required for admission to a institute. Candidates can check below the expected cutoff for top engineering colleges accepting JEE Main 2017 score.
|Colleges Name||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|AB Vajpayee IIIT and Management, Gwalior||3419||20927|
|Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi||4818||13285|
|Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar NIT, Jalandhar||4303||22540|
|Faculty of Engg, Haridwar||1170||36709|
|IIIT D&M, TN||1542||17503|
|Malaviya NIT, Jaipur||162||5081|
|Maulana Azad NIT, Bhopal||1152||8839|
|Motilal Nehru NIT, Allahabad||1105||8072|
The cutoff would is likely to be available in the final week of June – 2017. The counselling and seat allotment session would be conducted for both JEE Main and JEE Advanced Rank holders through JoSAA.
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JEE Main 2017 Counselling
JEE Main 2017 Counselling Process is online and starts from June 24, 2017. This process will start post declaration of JEE Advanced 2017 Ranks. The counselling for JEE Main 2017 will take place in three categories – JoSAA (Joint seat allocation allocation authority) would conduct joint counselling session for IITs, ISMs, IIITs, NITs and other government funded institutes (GFTIs). CSAB (Central Seat Allocation Board) conducts separate counselling for SFTIs (Self Funded Technical Institutes) and for NEUT (North Eastern States and Union Territories).
Meanwhile, new information is available with respect to counselling and candidates can keep their documents and other requirements ready for the online process. There are around 92 participating which will take part in these counselling process.The counselling is expected to commence in the month of June 2017. All the state counselling authorities will conduct their own counselling for B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. admission based on JEE Main 2017 ranks.
For participating in JoSAA 2017, the eligibility criteria is following :-
|Criteria 1||Criteria 2|
|For IITs and ISM Dhanbad||Qualified JEE Advanced 2017 Criteria for Academic Courses at all IITs and ISM & Performance in Qualifying Examination||Qualified JEE Advanced 2017 for Preparatory Courses at all IITs ans ISM & Preformance in Qualifying Examination|
|For NITS, IIITs and GFTIs||Qualified Rank in JEE Main(Paper-1) 2017 and class 12th||Qualified Rank in JEE Main 2017 in Paper 2 and pass in class 12 with Mathematics as one of the subject|
Through jossa seats will be allotted to different institutes as per the seat matrix. Total number of seats available for admission under Josaa couselling is 33,365 with the following distribution:-
|IITs and ISM Dhanbad||10,006|
Selection process will be done in 2-stage process by CBSE. In it your JEE Main performance and your class 12(Qualifying Examination) will be taken into account with 60% wieghtage given to JEE Main performance and 40% weightage given to class 12th marks. Both of these scores will be converted into a percentile using the formula:-
For seat allotment in JEE Main, few other factors such as choice of the candidate, availability of seats, etc.
Ques. I am preparing for NATA 2017 as well as JEE Main 2017 for B. Arch. Kindly tell me what is the difference between both preparations? How much I need to do Mathematics and how much Drawing. I am really confused, please help as soon as possible.
Ans. The exam pattern for NATA as well as JEE Main Paper II for B. Arch. is fairly similar which is a great news for all the aspirants. There are 3 section in JEE Main Paper II – Aptitude Test, Mathematics and Drawing Test. There will be 50 questions in the Aptitude section, 30 questions in the Mathematics section and 2 questions for the Drawing section based on Memory and 2D design.
NATA has 2 separate papers - Paper I for NATA drawing and Paper II for General Aptitude Test & Mathematics. Paper I will have 2 questions for the Drawing section. Paper II will have 30 multiple choice questions each for Aptitude Test and Mathematics. In drawing section, candidates have to draw or sketch a diagram asked in 3D/ 2D and theme sketch where the visualization, symmetry and sketching ability will be tested.
Mathematics is based on the class 11th and 12th section. So, you should strictly focus on the NCERT Textbooks and reference books taught at your school. For Drawing section, you need to practice hard as you need to get all the specifications and dimensions in place.
There is no separate preparation plan for NATA and JEE Main. JEE main scores are valid for admission to various NITs and CFTIs. It is also the qualifying exam to appear for JEE Advanced AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test). NATA is also a widely recognized exam for admission to 5 year integrated B. Arch. program in various State level and private architecture colleges in India.
Ques. Can I edit my category in JEE Main Application Form? I wrote general by mistake.
Ans. Yes, you can edit your category in the JEE Main Application Form 2017. The window for JEE Main Application Form correction is open from January 25, 2017 till February 03, 2017.
The candidates have to login into the official website using login details such as Application Number and Password. JEE Main Form Correction facility is provided only once, i.e. no further opportunities will be given to candidates for making corrections so submit the details after through verification.
Ques. I have made a mistake in my photo that was uploaded in the JEE Main Application form? How to change it can i do it or not?
Ans. In case you have made any mistake while uploading the photograph in JEE Main Application Form, you can edit it by visiting the official website. For this, you have to click on “Remove discrepancy in uploaded images” link provided on the official website. Then, enter your application number and password to login.
After that, upload your new photograph or signature and click on save button to submit the changes.
Ques. What will the required rank for NIT Warangal JEE Main 2017 for OBC-NCL?
Ans. The expected opening and closing ranks in NIT Warangal through JEE Main 2017 for OBC NCL category is indicated in the table below:-
|Branch||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|Bio Technology (HS)||22889||27763|
|Bio Technology (OS)||37845||41140|
Ques. I have done all steps for the JEE Main application and at last they showed a message that my examination center (Ernakulam) is full. What is the solution for this? Whether I can write the exam or not? Where will be my examination center.
Ans. In case the examination centre chosen by you is full, then you have to select another nearby exam center to give the JEE Main exam. The final decision regarding the allotment of JEE Main Exam Centers is in the hands of the CBSE.
sir i m from J&K and I passed class 12th last year with 72%. Am I eligible for JEE mains and can I get admission in a NIT?
Ans. Yes, you are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2017 exam (minimum 50% marks in PCM). To get admission in NIT, a candidate must secure at least 75% marks in 10+2 Exam (65% for SC/ST category) or be in the top 20 percentiles in the 10+2 exam conducted by respective boards.