Joint Entrance Exam (Main) – 2018 (JEE Main 2018)

Joint Entrance Exam (Main) – 2018 (JEE Main 2018)

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JEE Main 2018 application portal is currently closed. However, the offline exam is slated to be conducted on 8th April 2018.

Introduction


JEE Main 2018 is the premier engineering entrance examination, conducted in India for admission to B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch courses.  Candidates can gain admission into the NITs, IITs and various other engineering institutes on the basis of their JEE Main 2018 results. Further, those who qualify the JEE main examination are considered eligible for the JEE Advanced exam as well. JEE Main 2018 application portal is expected to go online from 1st week of December 2018.

Suggested: Read in detail about JEE Advanced 2018.

List of Contents


  1. Important Dates.
  2. Date of Examination.
  3. Mode of Examination.
  4. Medium of Examination.
  5. Eligibility Criteria.
  6. How to Apply?
    1. Application Fee.
    2. Documents to be uploaded.
  7. Examination Pattern.
  8. Hall Ticket.
  9. Results.
  10. Syllabus.
  11. Answer Key.
  12. Counselling.
  13. Important Links.

JEE Main 2018 Important Dates (Tentative)


Events
Dates
JEE Main 2018 Official notification release date 4th week of November 2017
Availability of online application form 1st week of December 2017
End date of fee payment 1st week of January 2018
JEE Main 2018 application form correction window 2nd/3rd week of January 2018
Admit card will issue on 2nd week of March 2018
JEE Main offline exam (pen and paper based exam) 8th April 2018 (Announced)
JEE Main online exam 2nd – 3rd week of April 2018
Result will be announced exam last week of April 2018
Counseling schedule July 2018

JEE Main 2018 Exam Date


As per media reports, JEE Main exam 2018 Offline examination will be conducted on 8th April 2018 and the online examination will be conducted in the 2nd – 3rd week of April 2018.

Mode of Answering


The exam will be conducted in OFFLINE (Pen/Paper-based) as well as ONLINE (Computer-based test) modes. Only objective (MCQ) type questions will be asked.

Medium of Examination


Languages available for JEE Main question papers will be English and Hindi.

However, in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra regions, the question papers are available in English, Hindi, and Gujarati.

Eligibility Criteria


Candidates applying for JEE Main Exam must have scored at least 75% marks in 12th examination. The qualifying marks for SC/STs should be 65%.

All candidates who wish to apply for JEE Main 2018 need to possess an Aadhar Card issued by UIDAI.

Learn in detail about the eligibility criteria at http://edupadhai.com/jee-main-2018-eligibility-criteria/.

How to Apply for JEE Main 2018?


JEE Main 2018 registration portal is currently closed.

The application portal is expected to open in the 1st week of December 2018.

JEE Main 2018 application form will be available in online mode on the official website of JEE.

Application Fee


JEE Main 2018 application fee can be paid via both ONLINE and OFFLINE modes. The criteria of the fee depend upon the choice of course and the gender of the candidate.

PAPER General/OBC (males) – Pen and Paper based test SC/ST/PWD/All female – Pen and paper-based Gen/OBC (males) – Online form SC/ST/PWD/All female –  Online
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650

Documents Required

In order to apply for JEE, candidates must keep the following things ready.

  • Scanned Photograph.
  • Scanned Signature.
  • Aadhar Card.
  • Scanned left thumb impression.

JEE Main 2018 Hall Ticket


The JEE Main 2018 hall ticket will be issued in the 3rd week of March 2018.

The card will be released online only on the official website. The admit card will contain all the necessary details such as candidate name, roll number, exam center, etc.

Further details on JEE Admit Card 2018 will be published soon.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern


JEE Main Exam 2018 will be a 3-hour long test.

There are two paper namely, Paper 1 (for engineering courses) and Paper 2 (for architecture courses).

The candidates can opt for the one which suits their course choice.

Paper I

Paper I is meant for engineering entrance only. JEE Main 2018 paper I will consist of 90 objective type questions from following 3 subjects:

  1. Chemistry – 30Qs
  2. Physics – 30Qs
  3. Mathematics – 30Qs.

For every correct answer, the candidate will score 4 marks and will lose 1 mark for every incorrect answer. Therefore, Paper I of JEE Main 2018 will carry 360 marks in total.

Paper II

Paper II of JEE Main 2018 is meant only for Architecture admissions.

A total of 82 questions from following 3 subjects will be presented:

  1. Mathematics – 30Qs.
  2. Aptitude test – 50Qs.
  3. Drawing test – 2Qs.

Every correct answer will result add 4 marks to candidate’s total score while a wrong answer will result in a deduction of 1 mark.

Syllabus


JEE Main syllabus differs for different courses. For paper 1 the syllabus will cover the topics already taught in the 11th and 12th grade of CBSE. As for Paper -2, the syllabus can be downloaded from the official site.

Detailed JEE Main 2018 Syllabus will be published soon.

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key


The JEE Main 2018 Answer Key for both the papers will be published by CBSE after successful within a week of exam completion. The answer key will help students in cross-checking their answers. It will help them gain a rough idea of their score in the main examination.

Results


JEE Main 2018 results will be announced in the 4th week of April 2018 and can be checked online through the official website. After the results have been announced, a merit list will be prepared on the basis of the JEE Main score. Based upon their results, candidates can appear in JEE Advanced.

The detailed description of the JEE Main Results 2018 will be published soon. 

Counselling


The JEE Main counselling will be conducted centrally for admission to NITs/IITs/CFTIs by JoSAA(Joint Seat Allocation Authority) and CSAB. Admissions will be provided to the candidates based on their All India Rank. In order to get the seat, it is compulsory for all the students to take part in the counseling and seat allocation processes. Various colleges offer admission based on the results of JEE Main itself, for such colleges, it is essential that the student should apply for state counseling.

The detailed description on JEE Main 2018 Counselling will be published soon.


Application of Link Link
JEE Main 2018 Official Website http://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx
JEE Main Official Information Brochure Not released Yet.
JEE Main Application Portal Not started yet.

 

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