JEE Main 2018- Latest Updates, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

Maniprabha Singh updated on : 08 Dec 2017
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JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in April 2018 by CBSE. Here, check all the important details related to Joint Entrance Examination 2018.

JEE Main 2018- CBSE has released the information brochure of JEE Main 2018. The examination in pen and paper mode will be held on 08 April 2018 and the online examination will be held on 15 & 16 April 2018. The JEE Main registration has been commenced online from 01 December 2017. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam till 01 January 2018. Candidates can check the complete details of the JEE Main 2018 Examination in the information brochure however, CBSE will launch the JEE Main 2018 portal in short while.  JEE Main Paper 1 will be conducted in both online and offline modes while the paper-2 will be conducted in only Pen and Paper mode. The duration of examination will be 03 hours for both modes. The pattern and syllabus will remain the same for both online and offline mode.

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) holds Joint Entrance Examination, every year, in the month of April. The examination conducts for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs offered by NITs, IIITs, Other CFTIs, and other Institutions. JEE Main aspirants should have qualified the class 12th examination before the counselling process. It is an all-India level entrance test which is also referred as the eligibility test for JEE Advanced, entrance test to get admission in IITs. To completely submit the application form, aspirants should need an Aadhaar. The use of Aadhaar will result in an accuracy of the candidates’ details. While filling the form, it is suggested to re-check all the detail so that there will be no discrepancy afterwards. Mismatching of details can lead to cancellation of the candidature and board can cancel your application without any prior notice. To offer admission, the official will verify all the details with the original documents at the time of counselling. Here, we have summarized all the important details related to JEE Main 2018 such as eligibility, examination pattern and important dates in this article. Candidates can click the below link to download the JEE Main 2018 information brochure. 

Latest Updates on JEE Main 2018

01 Dec 2017- Online Registration of JEE Main 2018 Started

20 Nov- JEE Main 2018 Information Brochure Released

JEE Main 2018 Examination Date Announced

 

JEE Main 2018 Introduction

Examination Name

Joint Entrance Examination

Exam Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Examination Level

National Level

Mode of Examination

Online & Offline Mode

Duration of Examination

03 Hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Category of Examination

Undergraduate (UG)

Purpose of Examination

Admission to UG Engineering & Architecture Courses


JEE Main 2018 Important Dates

The important dates of JEE Main 2018 will be issued official in the month of November 2017. It is the most important exam for engineering aspirants. Hence, knowing the all the events along with their respective dates is utmost necessary

Events

Important Dates

Online Registration to be started from

1 December 2017

Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

01 January 2018

Last Date to Pay Application Fees

01 January 2018

Admit Card to be downloaded

2nd week of March 2018

Offline JEE Main 2018 Exam (Paper I)

08 April 2018

Offline JEE Main 2018 Exam (Paper II)

08 April 2018

Online JEE Main 2018 Exam

15 & 16 April 2018

Release of Answer Key & OMR Sheets

24- 27 April 2018

Dates to Challenge of Answer Keys

April 2018

Result Declaration Date

30 April 2018

Declaration of All India Ranks

31 May 2018

Result Declaration for Paper 2

Last Week of May 2018

Issuance of Rank Card

Last Week of May 2018

Registration & Choice filling for special round

Last week of July 2018

Seat allotment result for special round

Last week of July 2018

Reporting to institutes for special round

Last week of July 2018

 

JEE Main 2018 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for the examination, candidates should satisfy all the eligibility conditions that are mentioned below. Candidates who fail to satisfy any of the mentioned norms will be unable to submit their application form.

  • Age Limit – Candidates should be born on or after 1993
  • Educational Qualification- Candidates should have qualified the class 12th examination in 2016 or 2017. Candidates who are appearing in 2018 are also eligible to take the examination. However, candidates who reappeared in 2016 are not eligible for the examination.
  • Number of Attempts- Candidates are allowed for 03 attempts only.

JEE Main 2018 Application Form

The online registration for JEE Main 2018 has been started from 01 December 2017. Candidates can either visit the official website of JEE Main or click the above given link (to be updated after official release of JEE Main Application Form) to apply online. Candidates will have almost 30 days to submit the online form.

JEE Main Application Fee details

No

Paper (s) Appearing

Pen and Paper Based Exam

Online Examination (Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) only)

 

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

For Exam Centres in India

1

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

For Boys- Rs. 1000

For Girls- Rs. 500

For Boys- Rs. 500

For Girls- Rs. 500

For Boys- Rs. 500

For Girls- Rs. 250

For Boys- Rs. 250

For Girls- Rs. 250

2

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

For Boys- Rs. 1800

For Girls- Rs. 900

For Boys- Rs. 900

For Girls- Rs. 900

For Boys- Rs. 1300

For Girls- Rs. 650

For Boys- Rs. 650

For Girls- Rs. 650

For Exam Centres in Foreign Country

1

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

For Boys- Rs. 2500

For Girls- Rs. 1250

For Boys- Rs. 1250

For Girls- Rs. 1250

For Boys- Rs. 2500

For Girls- Rs. 1250

For Boys- Rs. 1250

For Girls- Rs. 1250

2

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

For Boys- Rs. 3800

For Girls- Rs. 1900

For Boys- Rs. 1900

For Girls- Rs. 1900

For Boys- Rs. 3800

For Girls- Rs. 1900

For Boys- Rs. 1900

For Girls- Rs. 1900

All correspondence related to JEE (Main) 2018 should be addressed to:

The Executive Director, (JAB),

Central Board of Secondary Education,

H-149, Sector - 63, Noida Distt.

Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

The examination will be held in online and offline mode both. Aspirants should know the complete distribution of the questions and marks, if they need to score high.

JEE Main Paper 1 Pattern

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Negative Marking

Chemistry

30

120

¼ Marks

Physics

30

120

¼ Marks

Mathematics

30

120

¼ Marks

Total

90

360

 

 

JEE Main Paper 2 Pattern

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Negative Marking

Mathematics

30

120

¼ Marks

Aptitude test

50

200

¼ Marks

Drawing

2

70

¼ Marks

Total

82

390

 


JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus of JEE Main 2018 helps the candidate to prepare the important topics. By having the details of syllabus and exam pattern, aspirants can prepare a good strategy for studying and a good strategy is the base to crack the examination.

Physics- Laws of motion, energy and power, Work, Rotational motion, Properties of solids and liquid, Thermodynamics, Kinetic theory of gases, Gravitation, Oscillations and waves, Current electricity, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic waves, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Optics, Atoms and nuclei, Communication systems, Electronic devices, etc.

Chemistry- States of matter, Atomic structure, Chemical bonding & molecular structure, Chemical thermodynamics, Solutions, Redox reactions and electrochemistry, Surface chemistry, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, General principles and processes of isolation of metals, Hydrogen, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), Hydrocarbons, Organic compounds, etc. 

Mathematics-  Statics, Complex Numbers, Parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, Binomial Theorem, Circles, Permutation and Combination, Differential equation, Solutions of triangle, Straight line and pair of lines, Probability, Trigonometric functions, Definite Integral, Determinant and Matrices, Compound angles, Quadratic equation and expression, Method of Differentiation, Indefinite Integral, Limit, Continuity, and Derivability, Logarithms and related expression, and more

JEE Main Admit Card 2018

The admit card of JEE Main 2018 will be released in the second week of March 2018. Candidates will need their application form number and date of birth to download the admit card. The admit card is the mandatory document that every applicant should bring along with them while appearing in the JEE Main Examination 2018, else they will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. JEE Main Admit card will also contain the examination date, time and the venue details. If any candidate finds the error in any of the printed details then he/she should contact the officials to get it resolved.

JEE Main Result 2018

Candidates who will give the JEE Main 2018 Examination on the scheduled dates will be able to check their marks on the 30 April 2018. Candidates can also check their AIR and download the scorecard on the same day. The top 2,20,000 qualified for JEE Main 2018 will be able to appear in JEE Advanced 2018. JEE Main scores will be valid to get admission in NITs, IIITs, GFITs and other private engineering colleges.

Previous Year’s JEE Main Cutoff

S.No.

Category

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

1

General

81

100

105

115

113

2

OBC-NCL

49

70

70

74

70

3

SC

32

52

50

53

50

4

ST

27

48

44

47

45


JEE Main 2018 Answer Keys

Both official and unofficial answer keys will be made available for the candidates. The official answer keys and scanned image of OMR sheets will be uploaded on the official website on 24 April 2018 and candidates can challenge them, if any discrepency is found, till 27 April 2018. Many renowned institutes will release the unofficial answer keys immediately after the examination. However, the official answer keys will be issued a few days before the declaration of the result. 

JEE Main Exam Centres

Check the list of a few examination centres of JEE Main 2018 and the mode of examination that will be held at the respective centres

City Code

State

City

Mode of Exam

Mode of Exam

1

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

2

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

3

Tirupati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

4

Vijayawada

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

5

Visakhapatnam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

6

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

7

Assam

Guwahati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

8

Silchar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

9

Bihar

Gaya

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

10

Muzaffarpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

11

Patna

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

12

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

13

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

14

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

15

Daman & Diu

Daman & Diu

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

16

Delhi

Delhi/New Delhi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

17

Goa

Panaji

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

 

Previous Year's JEE Main Statistics

S.No

Particulars

Total Candidates Registered for Paper I

Candidates Registered for Offline Exam

Candidates Registered for Online Exam

Candidates Appeared for Offline Exam

Candidates Appeared for Online Exam

Candidates qualified for JEE Advanced 2017

1

Boys

856897

719799

137098

692559

125249

175267

2

Girls

329554

282980

46574

264156

40385

46160

3

Transgender

3

2

1

1

1

-

 

Total

1186454

1002781

183673

956716

165635

221427

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