JEE Advanced 2018: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2018: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

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Last updated on August 26th, 2018 at 11:45 pm

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JEE Advanced 2018 is a national-level engineering entrance examination held for UG admissions at IITs and IISc. The exam is conducted annually by one of the seven zonal Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), decided via the Round Robin method. JEE Advanced is the 2nd stage of the 2-stage admission process for IITs. The 2-stage process was adopted in 2013, replacing the decade’s old IIT-JEE exam. Every Year, 2,00,000 plus students are selected for taking the JEE Advanced exam based on their JEE Main and 12th standard performance.

Suggested: Learn in detail about BITSAT 2018.

List of Contents

  1. Mode of Examination.
  2. Date of Examination
  3. Language of Examination.
  4. Performance in 12th.
  5. Eligibility Criteria
  6. Programs Offered.
  7. How to apply?
    1. Registration Fee.
    2. Photograph, Signature and Thumb Impression.
    3. Application Procedure.
  8. Admit card.
  9. Exam Pattern.
  10. Answer Keys
  11. Results.
  12. Participating colleges.
  13. Important Date.
  14. Important links.

Important Dates

Online Registration Starts2nd May 2018
Online Registration Closes8th May 2018 (10:00 AM IST) Extended
Admit Card Availability14th May – 20th May 2018 (Released)
JEE Advanced (Paper 1 & Paper 2)20th May 2018 (9 to 12 PM & 2 to 5 PM)
Online display of ORS and scanned responses25th May 2018 (Friday) (Released)
Answer Key Released29th May 2018 (Released)
Receiving feedback from candidates on answer keys29th May – 30th May 2018
Declaration of Result10th June 2018 (10:00 AM IST) (Declared)
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Online Registration Date10th June – 11th June 2018
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam Date14th June 2018
AAT Result Declaration Date18th June 2018
Seat Allotment Starts19th June – 15th July 2018

JEE Advanced 2018 will be held in ONLINE mode only.

This will be the first time that the exam will shift to ONLINE mode of answering.

Conducting Body

JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur.

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Date

JEE Advanced 2018 Paper I and II will be conducted on the 20th May 2018 on the same date.

Exam NameTimingsExam Date

JEE Advanced 2018

9:00 – 12:00 IST

20th May 2018 (Sunday)

14:00 – 17:00 IST

Language of Examination 

JEE Advanced 2018 question paper will be bilingual in nature i.e. it will be printed in both English and Hindi.

Performance in 12th Standard

In order to take admission into an IIT, candidate must satisfy at least one of the following criterion:

  • Candidate must have secured an aggregate of 75% or more (65% or more for SC/ST/PWD) in 10+2 examination.
  • Candidate must be within the category wise top 20 percentile of their respective 12th

These above-mentioned two criteria do not hold good as far as appearing for JEE Advanced 2018 is concerned.

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility

  • Performance in JEE Main 2018: In order to take JEE Advanced 2018 exam, one must qualify JEE Main 2018. Candidate must score positive marks in JEE Main 2018 and should be among top 2,20,200 students.
  • Age Limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993. A five years relaxation is provided for SC/ST/PwD category candidates i.e. Reserved category students born or after October 1, 1987 are also eligible.
  • Number of Attempts: Aspiring candidates can appear for JEE Advanced two times, that too in consecutive years.
  • Improvement of Marks: Candidates who have reappeared for the 10+2 or equivalent examination in 2018 will have the better of their two performances considered.
  • Admitted Candidates: Candidates already enrolled in any of the 22 IITs and also the ones who have reported at any IIT in 2017 are NOT eligible for JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Year of Passing QE: Only those candidates who have taken the 12th examination in either 2017 or 2018 are eligible for JEE Advanced 2018.

Programs Offered

B.Tech.Bachelor of Technology4 Years
B.S.Bachelor of Science4 Years
B.Pharm.Bachelor of Pharmaceutics4 Years
B.Arch.Bachelor of Architecture5 Years
Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech.Dual degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology5 Years
Dual Degree B.S. – M.S.Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science5 Years
Dual Degree B.Pharm.-M.PharmDual Degree Bachelor of Pharmaceutics and Master of Pharmaceutics5 Years
Integrated Dual Degree M.Pharm.Integrated Dual Degree Master of Pharmaceutics5 Years
Integrated M.Tech.Integrated Master of Technology5 Years
Integrated M.Sc.Integrated Master of Science5 Years

How to Apply?

Registrations for JEE Advanced 2018 have closed on 8th May 10:00 AM IST.

JEE Advanced 2018 Fees

Candidates belonging to general category will have to pay Rs.2600 + GST towards JEE Advanced 2018 exam fee.

But, in case of SC/ ST/ OBC/PWD/Female candidates an amount of Rs.1300 + GST will be applicable.

For exam centers outside India, the candidates belonging to SAARC countries will have to pay US$160 + GST whereas Non SAARC countries have to pay US$300 + GST. 

Photograph, Signature and Thumb Specifications

Photograph: Light background, face more than 70%, with nothing wearing on face such as scarf, sunglasses etc. Mobile Selfie are not allowed.

Signature: Appropriate background with clear resolution is acceptable. Signature with all capital letter is not acceptable.

Thumb Impression: Appropriate background with clear resolution is acceptable. Impression must not be smudged.

Application Procedure

  • Select your option from JEE Main Candidates or Foreign Candidates present on the official website.
  • Enter your JEE Main roll number and password.
  • Enter Case sensitive Security Pin.
  • Click on Login.
  • You will need to upload your latest photograph, signature along with thumb impression.
  • Students with some quota will require certificate for it.
  1. OBC-NCL Certificate that has been issued after April 01, 2017.
  1. Caste/Tribe Certificate for SC/ST candidates.
  1. Physical Disability Certificate issued by notified medical authority.
  1. Scribe Service seeking candidates must request letter to the Chairman of the respective IIT.
  1. Candidates seeking DS Category admission must get a Certificate issued by competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defense or the Ministry of Home Affairs, government of India.
  1. Candidates who did their Class XII from outside India must produce a certificate from the Association of Indian universities.
  • You’ll need the following documents (mandatory for all):
  • Class X Certificate or Birth Certificate.
  • Class XII Certificate.
  • If name on X certificate is not same as XII then, gazette notification showing the change of name must be uploaded.

JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Cards

JEE Advanced 2018 admit cards are available for download from till 20th May 2018.

Visit to download your JEE Advanced Hall tickets.

JEE Advanced 2018 Pattern

JEE Advanced 2018 will consist of 2 papers (Paper I and Paper II) of 3-hours duration each. Both of these papers shall be objective in nature. Both these papers will consist of Multiple choice questions (MCQs) as well as Non-MCQs.

The marking scheme for JEE Advanced exams is not fixed hence, pattern changes are observed every year.

There is usually a negative marking in MCQ type questions.

Answer keys

JEE Advanced 2018 official answer keys for both Paper I and II is now available.

Candidates can submit their feedback regarding the answer keys by 30th May 2018. Visit to submit suggestions/feedback.


JEE advanced 2018 results were published on the 10th June 2018 on the official website.

Visit to check your results.

Participating Institutes

Institute NameLocation
Indian Institute of Technology – BombayMumbai
Indian Institute of Technology – DelhiNew Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology – KharagpurKharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology – RoorkeeRoorkee
Indian Institute of Technology – MadrasChennai
Indian Institute of Technology – GuwahatiGuwahati
Indian Institute of Technology – KanpurKanpur
Indian Institute of Technology – GandhinagarGandhinagar
Indian Institute of Technology – RoparRoopnagar (Punjab)
Indian Institute of Technology – HyderabadHyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology – MandiMandi (Himachal)
Indian Institute of Technology – PatnaPatna
Indian Institute of Technology – PalakkadPalakkad (Kerla)
Indian Institute of Technology – JodhpurJodhpur (Rajasthan)
Indian Institute of Technology – IndoreIndore
Indian Institute of Technology – Banaras (BHU)Varanasi (UP)
Indian Institute of Technology – BhubneswarBhubneswar
Indian Institute of Technology – TirupatiTirupati (A.P)
Indian Institute of Technology – BhilaiBhilai
Indian Institute of Technology (ISM Dhanbad) – DhanbadDhanbad (Jharkhand)
Indian Institute of Technology – JammuJammu
Indian Institute of Technology – DharwadDharwad
Indian Institute of Technology – GoaGoa


Institute NamesCity
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research(IISER) – BhopalBhopal
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research(IISER) – MohaliMohali (Punjab)
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research(IISER) – KolkataKolkata
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research(IISER) – PunePune
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research(IISER) – TiruvanathapuramTiruvanathapuram (Kerala)
Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) – TiruvanathapuramTiruvanathapuram (Kerala)
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) – Rae BareliRae Bareli (U.P)
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) – BangaloreBangalore
 Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) , VisakhapatnamVisakhapatnam

Application of LinkLink
JEE Advanced 2018 Official Website
Information Brochure
Answer Keys
JEE Advanced Results


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Vartika Prasad

I am in 12th standard PCM. kindly send me about admission and other related information for entrance examination for IIT engineering etc.