JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 10 Oct 2017
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Know about the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern in detail right here. IIT Kanpur is the conducting body for JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 - The seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) define the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern. IIT Kanpur is the conducting authority this year and will administer JEE Advanced. For the first time, the exam will be conducted in an online mode (Computer-based test). The JEE Advanced Exam Pattern consists of various aspects of the exam such as the number of questions, number of papers, the marking scheme, the total duration of the examination etc. However, every year there are certain changes in the exam pattern of JEE Advanced such as the total marks, the total number of questions, marking scheme etc.

According to the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018, the candidates will have to appear for two compulsory papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2. The total duration of the examination will be 3 hours, i.e. 180 minutes for each paper. Let’s see the exam pattern for JEE Advanced in detail below.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 – Exam Highlights

Exam Mode

Online Mode (Computer-based Test)

Number of Papers

 Paper 1 and Paper 2

Number of Sections

 3 (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry)

JEE Advanced Total Marks

Paper I- 264; Paper II- 240 (As per 2017)

Exam duration

 3 hours each

Paper 1 – 9:00 AM to 12 Noon

Paper 2 – 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Exam language

 English and Hindi

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018

Candidates appearing for JEE Advanced 2018 will have to appear for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each paper will consist of three sections, i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. IIT Kanpur will conduct JEE Advanced in an online mode and students will have to mark their answers on a computer system. Each paper will be of 3 hours and will be conducted on the same day. The exam can be attempted in either English or Hindi. The candidates will have to choose the language while filling up the JEE Advanced Application Form 2018.

To better understand the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern, let’s have a look at the previous year exam pattern and marking scheme.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017

IIT Madras was the conducting body for JEE Advanced last year. Paper 1 and Paper 2 both consisted of three sections with questions from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017 – Paper 1

Section

Question type

No. of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

Maximum Marks of the Section

1

One or more correct answer(s)

7

+ 4 (If only the bubbles corresponding to answers is (are) darkened)

+ 1 (For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct answer provided no incorrect answer is darkened)

0 (If none of the bubbles is darkened)

– 2 (In all other cases)

28

2

Single Digit Integer (0-9)

5

+ 3 (If only the bubbles corresponding to answer is darkened)

-

0 (In all other cases)

-

15

3

Single Correct Answer

6

+ 3 ((If only the bubbles corresponding to answer is darkened)

-

0 (In all other cases)

– 1 (In all other cases)

18

 

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017 – Paper 2

Section

Question 
type

Number of questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

Maximum Marks of the section

1

Single correct answer

7

+ 3 (If only the bubbles corresponding to correct answer is darkened)

-

0 (If none of the bubbles is darkened)

– 1 (In all other cases)

21

2

One or more correct answer(s)

7

+ 4 (If only the bubbles corresponding to all the correct answer(s) is(are) darkened

+ 1 (For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct answer provided no incorrect answer is darkened)

0 (If none of the bubbles is darkened)

– 2 (In all other cases)

28

3

Comprehension

4

+ 3 (If only the bubbles corresponding to correct answer is darkened

-

0 (In all other cases)

-

12

 

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 – Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

Aspirants who have applied for the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) must also be thorough with the exam pattern.

Mode of Examination:

AAT will be conducted in an offline mode (Pen-and-Paper based)

Number of Papers:

AAT will consist of only one paper.

Number of Sections:

The question paper will be divided into three sections: Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test

Type of Question Paper:

AAT will consist of objective type questions

Exam Duration:

The total duration of the exam will be 3 hours, i.e. 180 minutes.

Language:

The medium of the AAT question paper will be English only.

AAT 2018 Marking Scheme

The question paper will be divided into three sections. The Mathematics section will consist of 30 questions, the Aptitude section will consist of 50 questions and the Drawing section will consist of 2 questions. The following table shows the distribution of marks and questions for each section.

S. No.

Subject

Number of Questions

Total Number of Marks

1

Mathematics

30

120

2

Aptitude Test

50

200

3

Drawing Test

2

70

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2018

Along with the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018, it is also important to know the JEE Advanced syllabus. The JEE Advanced Syllabus will contain topics from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects. Some of the main topics of the syllabus are:

Chemistry Syllabus -  

  • Absolute scale of temperature
  • Bohr model
  • Concept of Atoms and Molecules
  • Neutralisation
  • Quantum Numbers
  • Root Mean Square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature
  • Spectrum of Hydrogen Atom

Physics Syllabus -

  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Hooke’s law
  • Kinematics in One and Two Dimensions
  • Linear and Angular Simple Harmonic Motions
  • Units and Dimensions
  • Young’s modulus

Mathematics Syllabus –

  • Addition
  • Algebra of Complex Numbers
  • Cartesian Coordinates
  • Conjugation
  • Distance between two points
  • Multiplication
  • Section formulae
  • Trigonometric functions and their periodicity and Graphs

AAT Exam –

  • Composition exercise with given elements
  • Context mapping
  • Exercises in Geometrical Drawing containing Lines, Angles, Triangles
  • Understanding and Appreciation of Three-Dimensional forms

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