JEE Main 2017: All You Need to Know

Nidhi Mishra updated on : 20 Apr 2017

JEE Main 2017 will be conducted in both online and offline mode in April 2017. Check all the details related to JEE Main exam 2017 here!

JEE Main 2017 is the first stage test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to grant admission to undergraduate engineering programmes offered at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian School of Mines (ISM)-Dhanbad, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other institutions.

JEE Main exam 2017 is conducted in both online and offline mode. It is conducted in two main parts — Paper I and Paper II. Paper I (B. E/B. Tech) is conducted in both Computer-based (online) and Paper-pen based (offline) modes whereas Paper II (B. Arch/B. Planning) is conducted in Pen-paper mode only.

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JEE Main 2017 Conducting Body:

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) will conduct joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2017 this year. 

JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

JEE Main eligibility criteria 2017 will give you the information required to take admission in India’s most prestigious engineering entrance examination.

The candidates must go through the eligibility criteria of JEE Main 2017 as outlined by the exam conducting body before filling the JEE Main 2017 Application Form.

Following is the criteria for JEE Main exam 2017:

  • Candidate born after October 1, 1992 (for general candidates) and October 1, 1987 (for SC/ST and PwD candidates).
  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam in the year 2016 or 2017.
  • The students appearing for the 10+2 examination are also eligible to apply for JEE main exam.
  • The candidate should have completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • Applicant must have passed minimum five subjects in 10+2 or qualifying exam.
  • A candidate can apply for the exam only three times.
  • Diploma (3 years) holders can also apply.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in the year 2017 can also apply.

JEE Main 2017 Application Form:

JEE Main application form 2017 was available from December 1, 2016, in online mode. The application form for JEE Main 2017 exam was filled and submitted on the official portal of JEE Main 2017 by January 2, 2017.

Candidates were required to upload the scanned copies of their photograph, signature and left thumb impression. The payment of the application fee for JEE Main 2017 can be made through debit card/credit card or e-challan only. No other mode of payment is available.

JEE Main 2017 Application Procedure:

Candidates can apply for JEE Main 2017 exam in online mode only. Applicants are required to fill up the requisite information, upload scanned the photograph, signature, and thumb impression while filling up the online form. After submitting the details, an acknowledgement page will be generated. Applicant must take a print-out of the page for further references.

According to the official website of JEE Main 2017, aspirants planning to take the exam should hold an Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI. So JEE Main 2017 aspirants should ensure they have an Aadhaar Card before JEE Main 2017 application forms.

JEE Main 2017 Application Fee:

Candidates can pay the JEE Main application fee 2017 in online or offline mode. The application fee is non-refundable. The details of the fee are as under:


Offline Examination

Online Examination


General/OBC (Male)

SC/ST/PWD/All Females




For examination centres opted in India

Paper I & II





Paper I & II






For examination centres opted in Foreign Country

Paper I & II





Paper I & II





JEE Main 2017 Important Dates:

JEE Main important dates 2017 are the dates associated with all the crucial events related with JEE Main 2017 exam.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Events


JEE Main 2017 official notice will be released

November 21, 2017

Starting date for online application

December 1, 2017

Last date to submit online application

January 2, 2017

Last date to pay application fee through debit/credit card

3rd Week of January 2017

Last date to pay application fee through e-challan

Last January 2017

Release of admit card

March 14, 2017

JEE Main offline examination

April 2, 2017

JEE Main online examination (computer-based)

April 8 and April 9, 2017

Answer key availability

April 18 to 22, 2017

Challenge against answer key will be accepted

April 22, 2017 (5 PM)

Declaration of JEE Main result

April 27, 2017

JEE Main Counselling

First week of July 2017




JEE Main 2017 Registrations

December 1, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Last Date to Pay JEE Main 2017 Fees

January 3,  2017

JEE Main 2017 (Offline)

April 2, 2017

JEE Main 2017 (Online)

April 8 & 9, 2017

JEE Main 2017 Result

April 27, 2017


JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern:

The JEE Main exam pattern 2017 will give details about the type of questions, marking scheme, duration and other details pertaining to the Joint Entrance Examination (Main).

JEE Main 2017 Paper


Type of Questions

Mode of Examination

Paper I (B. E/B. Tech)

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Pen and paper based or computer based

Paper II (B. Arch/B. Planning)

Mathematics-Part I

Aptitude Test-Part II

Drawing Test-Part III

Objective type

Objective type

Questions to test drawing aptitude

Only pen and paper based

The paper I Pattern:


No. of Questions

Marks per question













  • The paper will be of three hours duration
  • There will be only one correct response for each question out of four responses given
  • One-fourth marks will be deducted for every incorrect response of each question. However, no deduction will be made from the total score, if no response is indicated for a question.

Paper II Pattern:

Part I-Mathematics

Part II-Aptitude Test

Part III-Drawing Test

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus:

JEE Main syllabus 2017 will give you an insight into the topics to be studied and covered while preparing for the JEE Main exam 2017.


Sets, Relations and Functions, Complex numbers and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications, Sequences and Series, Limit, Continuity and Differentiation, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Coordination Geometry, Three-dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning


Physics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillations and Waves, Current Electricity, Electrostatistics, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems and Experimental Skills.


Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Hydrogen, Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Environmental Chemistry etc.

JEE Main 2017 Admit Cards:

JEE Main admit card 2017 will be available to download from March 2017 in online mode only. Candidates can obtain their respective admit card for JEE Main 2017 from the official website of using their login ID and password.

JEE Main 2017 Results:

JEE Main result 2017 will be declared on April 27, 2017, tentatively. Candidates can check their results and can obtain their scorecard from the official website.

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JEE Main 2017 Counselling:

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct JEE Main Counselling 2017. JEE Main Counselling procedure is as follows:

  • Online Registration for Counselling
  • Online Choice Filling & Locking
  • Seat Allotment
  • Payment of Fees
  • Reporting to the Reporting Centre (RC)
  • Reporting to the Allotted Institute

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