JEE Main 2017 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level
Format:
Online/CBT, Offline/PBT
Language:
English,Hindi,Gujarati

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is an all India level engineering entrance exam which is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). JEE Main is required to take admission to engineering courses in the esteemed IITs, NITs, IIITs, deemed universities and other centrally funded technical institutions.

JEE Main is conducted in two parts i.e. Paper I and Paper II. Paper I (B.E./B. Tech.) will be conducted in both Computer-based (Online) and Paper-Pen based (Offline) mode while Paper II (B. Arch./B. Planning) will be conducted in Pen-Paper based mode only.

Candidates, willing appear for JEE Advanced 2017 will first have to qualify JEE Main 2017. 

However, the applications of JEE Main 2017 will release from the first week of December 2017 and candidates are recommended to keep a regular check on the official website to avoid any miss.

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JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

Candidates born on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible to appear for JEE Main 2017 examination. There will be a relaxation of 5 years for the students belonging to SC, ST, and PwD category.

Educational Qualification:

For B.E/ B. Tech:

Candidates must have qualified 12th standard with a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate, whereas 10% of relaxation is given to SC/ST candidates, who need to present 65% of marks in 10+2 qualification. Also, 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics will be mandatory to be able to appear for JEE Mains 2016 along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.

For B.Arch./ B. Planning:

The applicant must have studied Mathematics as the main subject along with 50% marks in total including five subjects from a recognised board.

According to the recent amendment, Class XII marks will not be given any weightage for final selections in JEE.

For more information on JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria, read more.

JEE Main 2017 Application Details

The candidates can apply for JEE Main 2017 at online mode only. Applicants are required to fill up the requisite information, upload a scanned 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.

(The acknowledgement page should not be sent to JEE Main office)

The application fee can be paid by credit/debit card or by depositing fee in cash in the Syndicate/ Canara/ ICICI/ HDFC bank through e-challan generated during the online filling of application form.

Documents required for filling IIT JEE Registration Form 2017

  • Class X certificate
  • Class XII certificate
  • If the name is changed in the in the Class X certificate, then a certificate by gazette officer need to be submitted showing the change of name.

Application fees detail

Paper(s) Appearing

 Pen and Paper Based Exam

Computer Based Exam (Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only)

 

(General/OBC)

(SC/ST/PwD)

(General/OBC)

(SC/ST/PwD)

For Examination Centre Opted In India

JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) OR

JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning) only

1000 (Boys)

500 (Girls)

500 (Boys)

500 (Girls)

500 (Boys)

250 (Girls)

250 (Boys)

250 (Girls)

Both JEE (Main) Paper-1

(B.E./B.Tech.) AND JEE (Main) Paper- 2 (B.Arch./ B. Planning)

1800 (Boys)

900 (Girls)

900 (Boys)

900 (Girls)

1300 (Boys)

650 (Girls)

 

650 (Boys)

650 (Girls

For Examination Centre Opted In Foreign Country

JEE(Main)Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) OR

JEE (Main)Paper-2 (B.Arch./B. Planning) only

2500 (Boys)

1250 (Girls)

1250 (Boys)

1250 Girls)

2500 (Boys)

1250 (Girls)

 

1250 (Boys)

1250 (Girls)

Both JEE (Main) Paper-1

(B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper- 2 (B.Arch./ B. Planning)

3800 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

 

1900 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

3800 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

 

1900 (Boys)

1900 (Girls)

 

For more information on JEE Main 2017 Application Fee, read more.

Exam Pattern

JEE Main Exam Pattern

Subject

Number of questions

Marks per question

Physics

30

4

Mathematics

30

4

Chemistry

30

4

Total

90

360

 

JEE Main 2017 Counselling/Interview

Students will be offered admission based on their choices and their all India rank through Seat Allocation Process which will be announced later.

JEE Main 2017 Exam 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

18

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

19

Anand

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

20

Bhavnagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

21

Gandhinagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

22

Godhra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

23

Patan

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

24

Rajkot

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

25

Surat

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

26

Vadodara

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

27

Valsad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

28

Haryana

Faridabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

29

Gurgaon

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

30

Hisar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

31

Karnal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

32

Kurukshetra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

33

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

34

Shimla

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

35

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

36

Srinagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

37

Jharkhand

Bokaro

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

38

Dhanbad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

39

Jamshedpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

40

Ranchi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

41

Karnataka

Bengaluru

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

42

Hubli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

43

Mangalore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

44

Kerala

Ernakulam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

45

Kozhikode

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

46

Thiruvanthapuram

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

47

Lakshadeep

Kavarrati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

48

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

49

Gwalior

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

50

Indore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

51

Jabalpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

52

Rewa

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

53

Ujjain

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

54

Maharashtra

Amravati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

55

Aurangabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

56

Mumbai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

57

Nagpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

58

Nasik

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

59

Pune

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

60

Thane

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

61

Manipur

Imphal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

62

Meghalaya

Shillong

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

63

Mizoram

Aizwal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

64

Nagaland

Dimapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

65

Kohima

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

66

Odisha

Balasore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

67

Berhampur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

68

Bhubaneswar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

69

Cuttack

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

70

Rourkela

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

71

Sambalpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

72

Puducherry

Puducherry

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

73

Punjab

Amritsar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

74

Bathinda

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

75

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

76

Bikaner

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

77

Jaipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

78

Jodhpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

79

Udaipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

80

Sikkim

Gangtok

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

81

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

82

Coimbatore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

83

Madurai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

84

Telangana

Hyderabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

85

Khammam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

86

Warangal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

87

Tripura

Agartala

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

88

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

89

Haldwani

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

90

Haridwar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

91

Roorkee

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

92

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

93

Allahabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

94

Bareilly

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

95

Gorakhpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

96

Jhansi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

97

Kanpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

98

Lucknow

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

99

 

Varanasi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

100

West Bengal

Durgapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

101

Howrah

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

102

Kolkata

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

103

Siliguri

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

104

Outside India

Colombo

 

Computer Based

105

Kathmandu

 

Computer Based

106

Singapore

 

Computer Based

107

Bahrain

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

108

Dubai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

109

Muscat

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

110

Riyadh

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

111

Sharjah

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

112

Rajasthan (India)

Kota

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

113

Outside India

Dhaka

 

Computer Based

 

JEE Main 2017 Exam Syllabus

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2017) will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), participating State Government Institutions etc.
 
For admission to NITs, CFTIs like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to IIT JEE (Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalisation.
 
The IIT JEE (Main) will also be the eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITsISM Dhanbad.
 
JEE Mains 2017 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Depending upon the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, they may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both.
 
 
Number of Attempts

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
 
 

JEE Main Cut-off for Top Engineering Colleges

JEE Main 2016 Cut-off for NITs

S.No.

Institute Name

Closing Rank

1

National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala

27323

2

National Institute of Technology Raipur, Chhattisgarh

90465

3

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh

64609

4

National Institute of Technology, Manipur

459666

5

National Institute of Technology, Delhi

17429

6

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

27275

7

National Institute of Technology Sikkim

979418

8

National Institute of Technology, Mizoram

1074213

9

National Institute of Technology Agartala, Tripura

282713

10

National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal

44703

11

National Institute of Technology, Goa

52494

12

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, Haryana

29806

13

National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand

56366

14

National Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar

26279

15

National Institute of Technology Puducherry

143596

16

National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka

28658

17

National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh

37051

18

Malviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan

27987

19

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat, Gujarat

25804

20

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

26489

21

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab

63282

22

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

28453

23

National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam

58691

24

National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha

47295

25

National Institute of Technology, Nagaland

38790

26

National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh

215470

27

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur, Maharashtra

32360

28

National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana

29270

29

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

35764

30

National Institute of Technology Hazartbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

80116

31

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

122673

 

JEE Main 2017 Contact Details

JEE (Main) Unit Central Board of Secondary Education

Plot No. 149, Block - H,
Sector - 63, Noida – 201309
Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.)

Email-jeemain@nic.in

Helpline No.:     7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399524, 7042399525, 7042399526, 7042399528, 7042399529

Computer Based Exam Helpline No.:     18002660372 (only during 15th March - 15th April 2016)

Computer Based Exam Email: cbsejeehelpdesk@gmail.com (only during 15th March - 15th April 2016)

For more information on JEE Main 2017, read more.

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