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JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Dates Released, to be conducted on May 21, 2017

Last Updated - September 22, 2016

In a recent notification by IIT Madras, The JEE Advanced 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on May 21, 2017. The Exam will be conducted for the top 220,000 candidates from the JEE Main Merit List. In other news, the Seats in the Bachelor’s programmes offered by IITs & ISM Dhanbad have been increased by 500. This augmentation in seats will affect the number of candidates accepted to appear for JEE Advanced 2017.

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JEE Advanced is the second stage that the candidates opt for after theJEE Main exam. The Top 220,000 candidates in JEE Main are eligible to sit for IIT JEE Advanced Exam. JEE Advanced offers admission to various programmes inBachelor’s degree, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-master Dual Degree in Engineering, Science, Architecture or Pharmaceuticals offered by IITs and ISM Dhanbad.

JEE Advanced consists of two mandatory papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The Final Merit List is Prepared on the basis of collective marks scored by the candidates in Paper 1 & Paper 2.

Candidates are only allowed to write JEE Advanced twice; Once as a fresher appearing/appeared in the qualifying Exam.

JEE Advanced Important Dates

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IIT JEE Advanced is considered to be one of the top most national level engineering entrance exams in India. Recently, it was announced that the JEE Advanced will be conducted by IIT Madras on May 21, 2017. Also, the JEE Advance Registration will commence from the last week of April. The final dates for the exam procedure are yet to be announced. We suggest you to keep a regular check on the JEE Official website to keep yourself updated with the latest developments.

To get an idea, you can go through the tentative dates for the JEE Advanced Exam, so as to have a clear picture about what comes next in the process.

 

Name of the EventDates of the Event
Registration will start fromLast week of April 2017
Downloading of admit cards will starts from2nd week of May 2017
Examination date of JEE Advanced (paper 1 & 2)last week of May 2017
Online publication of ORS & scanned responses1st week of June 2017
Release of answer key1st week of June 2017
Candidates’ feedback on answer key1st week of June 2017
Results declaration2nd week of June 2017

Changes Introduced in JEE Advanced

For the year 2017, JEE Advanced has made a decision to take JEE Advanced Exam outside the country. Through this there will be an increase in the standard of the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) in abroad. Given below are the countries in which JEE Advanced entrance exam will be conducted for the academic session of 2017- 18:

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bhutan
  • Singapore
  • Maldives
  • UAE 

This will be happening for the first time in the history of JEE Advanced Exams. It will somehow prove to be beneficial for the eligible candidates in abroad, as it will be easier for them to sit for the exam.

Read More about the Changes JEE Advanced 2017 goes International

Modifications made in Seat Intakes Scenario

A lot of speculations were going around the JEE Advanced 2017 Exam, but now IIT Madras has now put an end to it. In a recent meeting of JAB which was held in Chennai, all the confusion regarding the exam date and the new implementation made were now cleared by IIT Madras.

In the meeting a lot of new key features have been implemented like there has been increase in the Mains eligible candidates by twenty thousand, who can sit for the exam. And with this increase, the seats will also increase by five hundred. Also, for various Mains candidates who may face difficulty in getting themselves registered for the exam, IITs have taken an initiative to introduce technology to solve the problem.

    Eligibility Criteria to be followed in JEE Advanced

    If you are a qualified candidate of Mains, then you are eligible to sit for JEE Advanced. Last year only top 2 lakh candidates of Mains were permitted to sit for the exam but for the academic session of 2017-18, the number has increased by 20,000, taking the total to 2.2 lakh. For any JEE Main candidate willing to attempt the JEE Advanced, needs to first go through the JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria. Mentioned below is the prescribed criteria for candidates of different categories:

    • The candidate should be among top 2,20,000 (all categories included) in JEE Main 2017.
    • The candidate should have appeared in Class 12 or equivalent examination for the first time in either 2016 or 2017 in all the subjects.
    • The candidate should be born on or after October 1, 1992. For SC/ ST candidates there is a relaxation of 5 years so a candidate must be born on or after October 1, 1987.

    READ MORE ABOUT JEE ADVANCED ELIGIBILITY

    Note: - Those who appeared for the first time in their Class 12th or equivalent examination in 2015 or earlier are not eligible.

    • A candidate can sit for at most 2 attempts and that too only for 2 consecutive years.
    • Candidate should have appeared for Class 12 examination in year 2016 or 2017 not before that.
    • The candidate should NOT have taken admission (irrespective of whether he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted admission by paying admission fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past. Even candidates whose admission was cancelled are not eligible.

    Highlights of the Exam Pattern & Syllabus

    JEE Advanced Exam PatternJEE Advanced Sample papers

    IIT JEE Advanced will consist of 2 papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2.

    • Each of the paper will be of 3 hours each and it is compulsory for you to give both of the exams.
    • The questions will be objective in nature, including only MCQs and numerical answer type questions
    • There will be 3 sections in both the papers as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
    • Also, you should answer the questions carefully as there will be negative marking in few of the sections.
    • The question paper will be available both in English and Hindi.

     

    Paper-1 Pattern

    • The total marks of Paper-1 will be 264 marks.
    • The subjects will be PCM with 3 sections under all 3 subjects.
    • As there is penalty for every wrong answer in Section 2 and 3, make sure to go through the question thoroughly before ticking the answers. 

    Physics Section Distribution:

    For this section, all you need to do is to go through your text books and write down all the formulas and then start solving the questions based on all of them. It will not only help you to clear the formula implementation but also make you efficient while you are solving the questions in the JEE Advanced Exam. Last year, the questions from this section were difficult as compared to other sections.

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    184 marks each; no negative marking
    2104 marks each & -2 for wrong answer
    322 marks each & -1 for wrong answer

    Chemistry Section Distribution

    Again, for this section you should get a notepad and start writing down all the important equations. The more you practice and read the better it is for any of you sitting for the exam.

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    184 marks each; no negative marking
    2104 marks each & -2 for wrong answer
    322 marks each & -1 for wrong answer

    Mathematics Section Distribution

    For this subject, practice is the only solution for anybody to crack it. Again, practice as much as you can.

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    184 marks each; no negative marking
    284 marks each & -2 for wrong answer
    322 marks each & -1 for wrong answer

    Paper-2 Pattern

    • The Paper-2 will be of 240 marks.
    • The subjects will be PCM with 3 sections under all 3 subjects.
    • For Paper-2 as well, there will be negative marking as well. Hence, analyse the questions properly before answering.

    Physics Section Distribution

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    184 marks each; no negative marking
    284 marks each & -2 for wrong answer
    322 marks each & -1 for wrong answer

    Chemistry Section Distribution

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    184 marks each; no negative marking
    284 marks each & -2 for wrong answer
    322 marks each & -1 for wrong answer

    Mathematics Section Distribution

    SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
    184 marks each; no negative marking
    2104 marks each & -2 for wrong answer
    322 marks each & -1 for wrong answer

    You should make sure to go through all the JEE Advanced questions carefully and answer them confidently. Your fundamentals, equations and concepts should be on your fingertips, so that you are able to answer the questions from each section with ease. Also, for you to gain confidence and get an idea of the exam, you should go through the JEE Advanced Papers from Previous Years as well as JEE Advanced Mock Papers.

    For the eligible JEE Main candidates, who will sit for the JEE Advanced 2017, should now gear up and start preparing oneself for the same. Make sure to practice as much as you can so that you get the confidence required for the final day. We wish you all the best and hope that all your hard works pays off.  

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