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JEE Main Application Form Correction

JEE Main 2017 Application Form Correction is a one-time facility provided by CBSE for making corrections in the form, in case of any discrepancy in the information. Candidates can make changes in the JEE Main Application Form such as name, date of birth, addres, contact details and uploaded scanned images in case of any discrepancy. 

The JEE Main Application Form Correction facility starts from Jan. 25 to Feb. 03, 2017. Candidates have to visit the JEE Main official portal ( 2017) and accessing their online form using login credentials.

JEE Main Image Correction Facility is now available on the official portal of JEE Main 2017. Read More

JEE Main Application Process ends on January 16, 2017. This year, CBSE has decided to allow candidates to make changes in the mode of examination and examination city as well. Candidates must keep the requisite documents ready in advance for making changes in the form.


JEE Main 2017 Application Form Correction Dates

The detailed schedule for JEE Main 2017 Application Form Correction is mentioned below. Candidates must also pay any balance application, if required, within the JEE Main Form Correction window.

Availability of JEE Main Application FormDecember 01, 2016
Last date to Apply for JEE Main 2017January 16, 2017
JEE Main Application Form CorrectionJanuary 25 to February 03, 2017
Availability of JEE Main Admit CardMarch 01, 2017

How to edit JEE Main 2017 Application Form

Candidates often make mistake in filling JEE Mains Application Form either because of inexperience or confusion. Therefore, CBSE has provided the JEE Main 2017 Application Form Correction facility for all the applicants to edit the particulars in the online application form.

The official notice for JEE Main 2017 Form Correction is already released. The offical notice is mentioned below for reference. Candidates have to login online through the official site of JEE Main 2017 and edit the information.

JEE Main 2017 Form Correction

  • No further opportunities would be given to candidates for making corrections. Therefore, candidates must edit the form details carefully and thoroughly check the details before submission.
  • Candidates can edit their personal information such as Name, Aadhaar details, Address for corespondence, etc. as well as exam related details such as Paper I or II, mode of taking the exam (online or offline), examination city, etc.
  • However, candidates cannot change the mode of examination form Computer Based to Pen & Paper based exam.
  • In case candidates are required to pay additional fee after making changes in the form, then they must make remit the balance fee before the closure JEE Main Form Correction window.
  • Additional fee can be remitted via online (credit/debit card/e-wallet – SBI buddy/PayTm) or offline (through e-challan at Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC bank) mode.
  • in case candidates have submitted more than 1 application form, they must send an email to, indicating both the application numbers and mentioning the form number they want to finally submit.

JEE Main Application Process

JEE Main Application Form will be available onlinefrom December 01, 2016 to January 16, 2016. Candidates can fill the form on the official website of JEE Main2017. There are mainly 3 steps for filling the online application form – Filling personal and other details, uploading scanned images of photograph and signature and application fee payment. You need an aadhaar number or enrollment id to com[plete the JEE Main registration process

CBSE provides the form correction facility for anyone who has made mistake while filling the form. Form correction can be done from January 21, 2017 – January 31, 2017. It would be just one time facility and hence you should make sure that you edit details carefully as no further chances will be provided to make corrections and in case due to any changes, the amount you have paid increases or decreases then you have to take action accordingly. In case you have remitted extra fee, it would be refunded back to you as announced already by CBSE.


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Steps to Edit JEE Main Application Form

Candidates can check below the steps to correct the discrepancy in JEE Main Application Form. It is just a one time facility so candidate must complete all the details carefully.

Step 1

Visit the official website within the form correction window

Step 2

Enter your login credentials i.e., registration ID and password to correct the particulars in application form

JEE 2017 Application Form Correction

Step 3

Edit the data that was not correct (this includes correcting personal details, uploaded photograph, signature and thumb impression).

Step 4

Submit the corrected application form. The correction made will be updated immediately if no additional fee is to be paid.

NOTE: In case an additional fee is to be paid, pay the fee through the debit card/credit card or E-Challan in Canara/ICICI/HDFC/Syndicate bank from January 21, 2017 to January 31, 2017.

What Details Can be Corrected in JEE Main Application Form

The form correction facility is just going to be a one time facility so you need to be really alert while making these changes.  Here we are providing you the list of what all changes you can make in your application form:-

  • Your Name – It should be exactly as per your name in your 10th Marksheet.
  • Paper –  You can change from Paper I to Paper II or vice versa
  • Mode of Examination – You can also switch from Pen and paper based mode to computer based mode but not from computer based mode to pen and paper based mode
  • Examination City - Change examination city if available during form correction
  • Aadhaar Enrollment ID/Number - You can change the aadhaar enrollment id and other details like any other particular during form correction
  • Date of Birth – It should be same as on your 10th pass certificate.
  • Your address – You can update the correspondence address you have provided. Make sure you provide a valid address because all the related communication will be done on this address only.
  • Contact Number - If you have previously entered a contact number which is no longer in use, then you need to update that number as all the communications like your verification of your application number, in case you have lost your admit card then the information will be communicated through this contact number only.
  • Uploaded Photographs and Signature - If there is any discrepancy in images and signature you have uploaded, you can edit this during form correction. For this you have to click on separate link provided on the official website. (The image correction facility is already available on the official JEE Main 2017 portal as indicated below.)

Important Points to Remember

  • If there is any discrepancy in the uploaded image, an SMS and e-mail will be sent to the candidates to re-upload image.
  • Correction in particulars of application form can be made only once. 
  • The changes made in the application form will be updated immediately if no additional fees is to be paid. Otherwise the changes will be made only after the additional fees has been paid.
  • The changes should be made on or before January 31, 2017. Avoid last minute hassle by making the required correction as soon as possible.

Individual queries can be mailed to the official E-mail ID for enquiry JEE Main i.e.,

If the mail is regarding correction in application form, mention the following details:

  • Name of Candidate
  • Registration ID/Application Number
  • Mistake made in the application form

JEE Main 2017 Image Correction

Facility to make corrections in the images uploaded in JEE Main 2017 Application Form is already available on the official site. Read below to know steps for making image corrections in the application form:

  • Click on Remove discrepancy in uploaded images, this will direct you to the following page.


  • Enter your application number and password which was sent to you when you applied for the exam. After that upload your new photograph or signature and click on save button.

How to Avoid Error while Correcting the Details

Firstly, take a print out of your already filled in application form, then mark all things you need to update, For example you need to update your date of birth and your scanned photograph in which you have put goggles which was not allowed as per the specifications mentioned.

Then take out the related document you want confirm for example in this case take out your 10th marksheet, check your date of birth, confirm it twice and then update. Similarly in case of photograph take out brochure and check your photographs with all the specifications written there, after that  scan it and also make sure the size and width matches the dimensions provided in prospectus only then upload it again.


Refund of Application Fee

When you will make updates in the application form in this period, lets suppose you have changed your gender from female to male which you have by mistakenly marked during the form filling, In that case your application fee increases as for girls the application fee is INR 500/- and for boys it is INR 1000/-, now you need to pay the additional amount, so for this what you have to do is after you have made the updation and saved it, it will automatically direct you to a page indicating the extra amount you have to pay. Choose your mode of payment through credit card/netbanking or e-challan and pay it.

However if due to any updation your application fee decreases then it will be refunded back to you to the correspondence address you have provided in the application form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. I am confused about the changes I can make during form correction period?

Sol. You can edit your personal details lsuch as mode of examination, choice of paper, choice of examination city, name, date of birth, your academic details, your uploaded photograph and signature during form correction window. However, you can only change mode of examination from  Pen & Paper based test to Computer based test.

Ques. If due to alterations I have made, the fees I have paid is more than what is applicable on my present changes, What should I do now?

Sol. CBSE has declared in the notice released that if due to changes made by you there is change in the amount you have deposited then it will be refunded back to you.

Ques. I want to make changes in my date of birth and signature I have uploaded, How can I do it.

Sol. For any updation  regarding your personal and academic details a separate link will be provided on the website and for alterations in scanned photographs and signature you need to click on a separate link for altering . Keep visiting the official website to check more information about it.


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