Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2019 Notification Released

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2019 Notification Released

JEE Advanced 2019

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2019 [JEE (Advanced) 2019] will be conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2019.

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.

* Zonal Coordinating IITs to conduct JEE (Advanced) 2019 examination.


Some centrally funded institutes have used JEE (Advanced) ranks in the past. These include:

• Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)

• Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) located in Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati

• Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram

• Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli

• Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy, Visakhapatnam

Candidates should contact these institutes directly for additional information regarding admission.

Courses Offered:

Through JEE (Advanced), IITs offer admission into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences or Architecture.

Both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded to candidates enrolled in the dual degree programs upon successful completion of the course curriculum.

In some of the IITs, students enrolled into the 4-year Bachelor’s program have the option to pursue B.Tech. (Honors) and/or B.Tech. with Minors.

Type of Academic Programs Offered at IITs with their minimum duration*

B. TechBachelor of Technology4 Years
B. SBachelor of Science4 Years
B. ArchBachelor of Architecture5 Years
Dual Degree B. Tech – M. TechDual 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
Integrated M.Tech.Integrated Master of Technology5 Years
Integrated M.Sc.Integrated Master of Science5 Years

*Only those academic programs for which admission is based on JEE (Advanced) examination are shown here. These Institutes also have other academic programs, viz., B. Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., M. Des., Ph.D., etc. with different admission criteria.



Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2019: Candidates should be among the top 2,45,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2019.

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 4% for GEN-EWS, 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 46.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

Category-wise distribution of top 2,45,000* candidates (Criterion 1)

OrderCategoryNumber of “Top” Candidates

*The total number of candidates can be slightly greater than 2,45,000 in the presence of “tied” ranks/ scores in any category.

Criterion 2 – Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1994. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1989.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2018 or 2019.

However, if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year 2016-17 after June 2017, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their class XII exam in 2017 are also eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2019, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria. In case, the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2016-17 before June 2017 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2019.

Information for Foreign Candidates Appearing in JEE (Advanced):


(1) 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%.

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

Reservation of Seats:

Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) – 27%

Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15% of seats in every course.

Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of seats in every.

Persons with Disability (PwD) – 5% seats in each of OPEN, GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC and ST category seats.

DEFENCE SERVICE CANDIDATES: Defence Service (DS) candidates are children of Defence / paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime operations. Two seats are available for preferential allotment in each Institute for DS candidates. To avail this preferential allotment, a DS candidate must be in the Common Rank List of JEE (Advanced) 2019

FOREIGN NATIONALS: Candidates who are NOT citizens of India (by birth or naturalized), do not belong to PIO/OCI category, and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under PIO/OCI category at the time of registering for JEE (Advanced) 2019 are treated as foreign nationals. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course. However, the seats allotted to PIO/OCI card holders will be under OPEN category, but not supernumerary.

Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as specified herein. The relevant information for foreign candidates is available at the following link:

Mode of Application: Online

Registration Fee:

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals (including PIO/ OCI)Female Candidates (all categories)INR 1300
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1300
All Other CandidatesINR 2600
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 150

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Foreign Countries

Indian Nationals (including PIO/ OCI)All Indian NationalsUSD 75
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 150

Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.

Mode of Exam: Online

Schedule of Examination:

Both the papers are compulsory.

Date of ExaminationMonday, 27th May, 2019
Paper 109:00 IST to 12:00 IST
Paper 214:00 IST to 17:00 IST

Exam Pattern:

• JEE (Advanced) 2019 will consist of two question papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours duration each. Both papers are compulsory.

• Each question paper will consist of three separate sections, viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

• The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice and/ or numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.

• Negative marks may be awarded for incorrect answers.

Important Dates:

Online registration portal
Online registration beginsFriday, May 3, 2019 10:00 IST
Online registration closesThursday, May 9, 2019 17:00 IST
Last date for fee payment for registered candidatesFriday, May 10, 2019 upto 17.00 IST
Admit card downloading scheduleMonday, May 20, 2019, 10:00 IST to Monday, May 27, 2019, 09:00 IST
Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidatesBy Saturday, June 01, 2019, 17:00 IST
Online display of answer keys at, June 04, 2019, 10:00 IST
Receiving feedback from candidates on answer keys through candidate portalTuesday, June 04, 2019, 10:00 IST to Wednesday, June 05, 2019, 17:00 IST
Online declaration of results of JEE (Advanced )2019FRI, 14-06-2019
Schedule of AAT
Registration for AATFriday, June 14, 2019, 10:00 IST to Saturday, June 15, 2019, 17:00 IST
Architecture Aptitude TestMonday, June 17, 2019 09:00 to 12:00 IST
Declaration of AAT ResultsFriday, June 21, 2019
Tentative dates for Seat AllotmentWED, 19-06-2019 to MON, 15-07-2019