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JEE Main Form Correction 2018 (Jan 9-22): Correct Application Details

Updated On - February 27th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA

Central Board of Secondary Education has commenced JEE Main Form Correction 2018 process for successfully registered candidates. It is a one-time facility between January 9 to January 22, 2018 for making corrections in certain fields of JEE Main Application Form. Candidates have to pay an additional fee for the corrections.

Latest Update: The examination is scheduled for April 8 (offline) and April 15 & April 16 (online). Admit Card will be available from March 12, 2018 (tentative). Know more

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Form Correction Notice by the Executive Director of JAB 

JEE Main Form Correction
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JEE Main Form Correction Dates

The form correction in JEE Main Application form is a one-time facility. No candidate, under circumstances will be permitted to make changes after the stipulated time frame. The schedule for making the corrections is tabulated below:

Availability of JEE Main Application Form 2018December 1 – January 1, 2018
Commencement of correction in Uploaded images December 8, 2018
Availability of JEE Main 2018 Application Form CorrectionJanuary 9 – January 22, 2018
Payment of extra application form (if applicable)January 9 – January 23, 2018

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JEE Main Form Corrections

CBSE will not consider the request made for corrections after the due date under any circumstances. Candidates have to remit a certain application fee while making JEE Main 2018 application form correction. The following corrections can be made in Application Form:

  • Candidates’ Name (as per class 10th mark-sheet)
  • Paper (change from Paper 1 to Paper 2 or vice versa)
  • Mode of Examination (switch from Pen and paper-based mode to computer-based mode). But not from computer-based mode to pen and paper-based mode.
  • Exam Center (Change examination city if available during form correction)
  • Aadhaar Number: Unlike last year, Aadhaar number can be updated. 
  • Date of Birth (as per class 10th mark-sheet)
  • Communication Address 
  • Contact Number
  • Uploaded Photograph and Signature 
Note: The corrections in the online form are just like filling registering for JEE Main 2018 one more time. Every detail can be changed/corrected except the mode of examination.

How to make JEE Main Form Correction?

Candidates often make mistakes while filling the online form either because of inexperience or confusion. Therefore, CBSE provides JEE Main Form Correction facility to edit the particulars in the application form. Follow the given steps to edit the credentials -

Step 1 – Visit JEE Main Official Website i.e. 

Step 2 – Click on ‘ Application Form Particulars Correction’ tab.

Step 3 – Enter Application Number, Password and Security Pin to access application form for correction. 

JEE Main Form Correction, JEE Main Application Form Correction

Step 4 – The following window will open:

JEE Main Form Correction

Step 5 – Click on Manage Form Particulars Correction and then the following window will appear:

JEE Main Form Correction

Step 6 – Read the above-mentioned instructions and go ahead to make JEE Main Form Correction.  

Step 7 – Edit the information that needs correction except for the mode of exam from Online to Offline.

Step 8 – Submit the application form. Pay the additional fee (if required).


  • Changes will be updated immediately if an additional fee is not required.
  • JEE Main correction in the category is also possible during form correction.
  • In case of additional fee payment based on the changes in the form, the final updates will be reflected after the payment.
  • The additional amount (if applicable) has to be paid either by Credit/Debit/SBI Buddy/Paytm or through e-Challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank.

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JEE Main 2018 Image Correction

  • The image correction window is open from December 8, 2017.
  • Visit the official website
  • Log in by entering application number and password.
  • Select the “Edit Uploaded Images” to rectify the discrepancy in the application.  Read More JEE Main Image Correction

The process of modifying/updating of the scanned image is over. The following message appears when a candidate will try to update discrepancy in uploaded images after the due date.

JEE Main Image Correction, JEE Main Form Correction

Step-by-Step Guide for JEE Main Image Correction:

  1. Go to JEE Main Login  
  2. Click on the link- Remove Discrepancy in Uploaded Images in the table
  3. The following window will open:
JEE Main Image Correction
  1. Log in using JEE Main Application Number and Password
  2. If any discrepancy is found, then select the image which has discrepancy
  3. Remove the selected image and upload the correct image
  4. If no discrepancy is found then, the following window appears:

JEE Main Image Correction, JEE Main Form Correction

JEE Main Application Form Status

  • To access the form status (or rechecking form), login using application number and password.
  • After that, click on Status tab.
  • Given below are the statuses of JEE Main Application Form 2018.

Anyone of the following messages will be displayed on the user’s window: 

ReceivedIf the application form is successfully submitted

Unsuccessful – If the application form is Incomplete/Rejected/Not Submitted 

JEE Main Helpline

Individual queries can be mailed to enquire about JEE Main at If a candidate is facing issues in JEE Main Form Correction then they can ask their doubts via mail by mentioning the following details:

  • Name of Candidate
  • Registration ID/Application Number
  • Mistakes made in the Application Form

JEE (Main) Unit Central Board of Secondary Education

Plot No. 149, Block - H,

Sector - 63, Noida - 201309

Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.)

Helpline No.: 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526, 7042399529

Computer-Based Exam Helpline No.: 18002669778



Ques. What are the changes that I can make during the JEE Main 2018 form correction period?

Ans. Changes such as mode of examination, choice of paper, choice of exam center, name, date of birth, academic details, uploaded photograph and signature can be made. But only the mode of paper will be changed from offline test to online but not vice-versa.

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

Ans. The difference in the application fee will be refunded to the account.

Ques. What are the details that once entered cannot be corrected?

Ans. Except for the change in the mode of examination from Computer Based Test to Pen & Paper Based Test in the JEE Main 2018 Application Form, all the changes can be made. 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 is accepted and 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 on the JEE Main Application Form.

Ques. I made a mistake while entering Aadhaar Card Enrollment Number. Can I correct 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 it 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 registration fees before the last date of Registration. 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 only for those candidates who have submitted the application form and paid the requisite fees before January 18, 2018. However, they will be required to pay the additional fees, if it is required.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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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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