JEE Advanced 2018 Notification

JEE Advanced 2018 Notification

JEE Advanced

What is JEE Advanced?

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 will be conducted by the IITs . The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. The decisions of the JAB 2018 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2018 and admission to IITs.

Eligibility Criteria: Indian Nationals (including PIO/ OCI) must fulfill each of the following five criteria for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2018:

  1. Should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper -1 of JEE (Main) 2018.
  2. Should be born on or after October 1, 1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.
  3. Should NOT have appeared in JEE (Advanced) in 2016 or earlier.
  4. Should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) board examination for the first time in 2017 or 2018.
  5. Should NOT have accepted admission at any of the IITs earlier.

* The total number of candidates may be slightly higher than 2,24,000 in the presence of “tied” ranks/scores in any category.

Foreign Nationals must fulfill Eligibility Criteria 2, 3, 4 and 5, as mentioned above, for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

Mode of Examination: COMPUTER BASED TEST

Date of Examination: May 20, 2018 (Sunday)


Paper 1: 09: 00 to 12: 00 IST

Paper 2: 14: 00 to 17: 00 IST

Registration: Candidates declared eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018 must register online at the JEE (Advanced) web portal by uploading the requisite documents and by paying the registration fee as per the details given below:

Registration Fee for CBT in India:

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI):

Female candidates (all categories): Rs. 1300 + GST**

SC, ST, PwD candidates: Rs. 1300 + GST**

For all other candidates: Rs. 2600 + GST**

Foreign Nationals:

Candidates from SAARC countries: USD 160 + GST**

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries: USD 300 + GST**

Registration Fee for CBT in Foreign Countries:

All Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI): USD 160 + GST**

Candidates from SAARC countries: USD 160 + GST**

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries: USD 300 + GST**

** Exact GST amount will be specified as per Government of India rules at the time of registration.

Examination: The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) forms the basis for admission to the following programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in Engineering, Science and Architecture in all the IITs:

4 – year Bachelors: B.Tech, B.S

5 – year B. Arch

5 – year Dual Degree: B.Tech, M.Tech, B.S, M.S

5 – year Integrated Masters: M.Tech, M.Sc. Dual Degree

JEE (Advanced) 2018 will have two papers. Both the papers are compulsory. Each paper is of 3 hours duration and will have questions in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The complete examination will be conducted in COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) MODE ONLY. The questions will be in both English and Hindi languages. The candidates will have the option to choose the preferred language during the examination. The JEE (Advanced) 2018 is organized by IIT Kanpur.

Reservation: Reservations are provided to Indian Nationals belonging to certain categories in accordance with the rules of the Government of India and such candidates are declared as qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2018 based on relaxed norms.

JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be held in selected cities and towns in India and in a few foreign countries. The candidates will give their preference for cities to write the examination at the time of registration.

Admission: Candidates qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be eligible for admission to the mentioned academic programs at IITs subject to satisfying at least one of the following two criteria:

Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PwD candidates should be at least 65%.

Must be within the category-wise top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective Class XII (or equivalent) Board Examination.

Candidates who are eligible for admission will have to participate in joint seat allocation process by filling in their choices of the courses. The schedule of the joint seat allocation will be announced by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 2018.