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JEE Main Application Form Correction

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

The form correction facility starts from January 25 and end by February 03, 2017. The corrections has to be done online at Candidates have to visit the official website and access their JEE Main application form using login credentials.

Candidates might have to remit a certain application fee while making the changes in JEE Main Application Form. In case an additional fee is to be paid, it can be paid through the debit card/credit card or E-Challan in Canara/ICICI/HDFC/Syndicate bank by February 04, 2017.

Latest Update: JEE Main 2017 Admit Card is available now. Candidates can download it from 

JEE Main Application Process ends on January 16, 2017. All the candidates must possess a valid Aadhaar Number to apply for JEE Main 2017. Check CBSE Clarification on Requirement of Aadhaar for JEE Main 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 JEE Main application form. CBSE will not consider the request made for corrections after the due date under any circumstances.

JEE Main Application Form Correction Dates

The detailed schedule for JEE Main Form Correction is mentioned below. Candidates must also pay the balanced application fee, if required, within the correction window of JEE Main 2017.

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 10, 2017

JEE Main Application Form Correction 2017

Candidates often make mistakes while filling JEE Mains Application Form either because of inexperience or confusion. Therefore, CBSE has provided the JEE Main 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 on official site to 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 1 or 2, 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 remit the balance fee before the closure JEE Main Form Correction window.
  • Additional fee can be remitted either through 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.

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 JEE Main form correction window.

Step 2

Enter your login credentials: registration ID, password and captcha 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 JEE Main application form. The corrections 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 25 to February 03, 2017.

Correction in JEE Main Application Form

The form correction facility is just a one-time facility so you need to be really careful while making corrections. Here we are providing you with the list of details that you can make changes in your application form:

  • Your Name- It should be exactly as per your name in your class 10th Marksheet.
  • Paper- You can change from Paper 1 to Paper 2 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 JEE Main form correction
  • Date of Birth- It should be same as on your class 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 at 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 the JEE Main form correction window. For this you have to click on separate link provided on the official website. 

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 the image.
  • Correction in particulars of JEE Main application form can be made only once. 
  • 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 corrections/ changes should be made on or before January 31, 2017. Avoid last minute hassle by making the required correction as soon as possible.

Note: Individual queries can be mailed to the official E-mail ID for enquiry JEE Main at If the mail is regarding correction in application form, mention the following details:

  • Name of Candidate
  • Registration ID/Application Number
  • Mistakes 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 available till January 31, 2017 on the official site. Read below mentioned 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 errors while correcting the details?

Firstly, take a print out of your already filled in JEE Main 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 cross-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 make an update in JEE Main Application Form in the correction period in gender detail from female to male which you have mistakenly marked during the form filling. In that case your application fee increases by INR 500 as for girls, the application fee is INR 500/- and for boys, it is INR 1000/-. Now you need to pay the unpaid amount, it will automatically direct you to a page indicating the extra amount you have to pay. Choose your mode of payment through credit card/net banking or e-challan and pay it.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. I am confused about the changes in JEE Main Form Correction, what changes I can make during form correction period?

Ans. You can edit your personal details such as mode of examination, choice of paper, choice of examination city, name, date of birth, your academic details, your uploaded photograph and signature during the JEE Main form correction window. You can also change mode of examination from Pen & Paper based test to Computer Based Test but not from CBT to Offline mode.

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

Ans. 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 on your correspondence address.

Ques. I want to make changes in my date of birth and signature, how can I do it?

Ans. 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.

Ques. What are the particulars that can be corrected in JEE Main Application Form 2017?

Ans. As per the latest notification of CBSE, candidates can correct all the particulars if they have made any mistakes while filling up the JEE Main Application Form before the last date of submission. The correction window will let candidates to rectify the details only once. No, changes will be allowed after the details are finally submitted.

Ques. What cannot be corrected in the JEE Main Application Form 2017?

Ans. Candidates cannot edit the change in the mode of examination from Computer Based Test to Pen & Paper Based Test in the JEE Main 2017 Application Form. However, the vice versa is possible.

Ques. While uploading the photograph in the JEE Main Application Form, I forgot to put my name under it. In the correction window, it shows no correction required. What should I do now?

Ans. This means, your application form will be accepted. You don’t need to do any changes.

Ques. While filling in the application form, I made a mistake in filling my name. Will I be able to correct this?

Ans. Yes, you can correct your name in the JEE Main Application Form.

Ques. I made a mistake while entering Aadhaar Card Enrollment Number. Can I correct in the JEE Main Form Correction Window?

Ans. Yes, you can correct the wrongly entered Aadhaar Card Number in the correction window facility.

Ques. I want to opt for Paper 2. Can I change in the correction window?

Ans. Yes, you can change it in the correction window. The payment can be made accordingly before the last date.

Ques. I couldn’t pay my fees before January 18, 2017. Can I now pay it and get the Acknowledgement?

Ans. No, you cannot pay the fees now. It should be noted that the correction facility is available for those candidates who have submitted the application form and paid the requisite fees before January 18, 2017. Candidates will be able to pay only the additional fees, if it is required.



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Paritosh Yajnik

Can I edit my category?I wrote general by mistake.

06 Mar, 2017 11:59

Hi Paritosh, yes, you may make changes during the correction period.

27 Apr, 2017 18:21

can i edit my AADHAR URN during the correction period

06 Mar, 2017 11:59

Hi Subramanian, yes, you may make changes during correction period.

27 Apr, 2017 18:20

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