The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is an all India engineering entrance exam conducted by seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB) each year.
|Course||Time of course (years)|
|Dual Degree B.Tech.
|Dual Degree B.S.-M.S.||5|
Note: The institutes also have other academic programs, including B.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., M.Des., Ph.D., etc. with different admission regulations.
Schedule of exam
JEE Advanced consists of Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of three hour duration. Candidates have to sit for both the papers to qualify.
The exam schedule is:
|Exam||Date & Time|
|Date of Exam||May 20, 2018|
|Paper 1||09:00 to 12:00|
|Paper 2||14:00 to 17:00|
|Online registration portal||www.jeeadv.ac.in|
|Online registration begins||May 2, 2018 10:00|
|Online registration closes||May 7, 2018 17:00|
|Last date for fee payment
for registered candidates
|May 8, 2018 till 17.00|
|Copy of candidate responses
to be sent to the candidates
|By May 25, 2018, 10:00|
|Online display of answer keys at
|May 29, 2018, 10:00|
- Performance in JEE (Main) 2018
Examinees must be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.
The percentages of various categories of examinees to be shortlisted are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all.
Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
- Age limit
Examinees should have been born on or after October 1, 1993.
Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.
- Number of attempts
Any examinee can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in two consecutive years.
- Class XII (or equivalent) exam
Any examinee should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) exam for the first time in either 2017 or 2018.
|SC, ST, PwD Candidates||Rs 1300|
|All Other Candidates||Rs 2600|
|Foreign Nationals||Candidates from SAARC
Mode of Exam: Online
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Three