JEE Main 2016 Information Bulletin

JEE Main Exam:

             Joint Entrance examination (JEE Main) is a very important national level engineering entrance exam for the admission to the top most engineering colleges in India. JEE Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which declared JEE Main exam as the common entrance examination in the place of AIEEE and IIT-JEE.

JEE Main is conducted in two types. JEE Advanced which is carried out for the admission to the top Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and JEE Main is carried out for the admission to the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) , National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Central Funded Technical Institute (CFTI).

JEE Main consists of two papers such as

Paper 1 which is for the admission to the B.E and B.Tech

Paper 2 which is for the admission to the B.Arch and B. planning

 

Upcoming JEE main exam and Important dates:

  • JEE Main online application starts from first week of November 2015
  • Last date for the online application: Last week of December 2015
  • Application checking: January 2016
  • Issuance of Admit card: March 2016 onwards
  • JEE Main pen and paper based test: First week of April, 2016
  • JEE Main computer based test: Second or third week of April, 2016
  • Displaying OMR sheet and answer key on: Fourth week of April, 2016
  • Result declaration: First week of July 2016
  • Availability of score card: As soon as the results are declared, score cards will be available from official site of JEE Main.

 

How to apply for JEE Main 2016?

  1. Visit JEE Main official website http://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/welcome.aspx during the first week of November, 2015.
  2. Register for JEE Main You will be getting a username and password to your registered email id.
  3. Now log in with that username and password. Fill in all the details such as name, father’s name, choice of test city, paper preferred, application number, roll number of 12th board examination, certificates of 10th and 12th, etc.,
  4. Upload your digital photograph along with your left thumb impression in JPEG format.
  5. Pay the application fees either through debit or credit card.
  6. Click on submit button.
  7. Take a copy of confirmation page.

Eligibility criteria:

  • General and OBC candidates must have born on or after October 1, 1991.
  • There is no minimum age limit for JEE Main exam
  • Candidate must have cleared 12th board exam or equivalent qualifying exam with PCM group as their major subjects.
  • He/she must have cleared all major subjects with more than 50% of marks.
  • Students are allowed maximum of three attempts in JEE Main exam

 

Pattern and Syllabus:

                   JEE Main exam are conducted both in online and offline mode.

 Online vs offline exam:

  • Online test is the most preferred test mode for most of the students. This is because, in online mode it is easy to change the answer (By just tapping other radio button), facility to check the quick view of unanswered questions, navigation between the questions, etc.,
  • Students taking online exam will get more time for JEE Main preparation since they are conducted only after offline exam.
  • Online exam application fee cost less than offline exam.
  • Even exam authorities are trying to bring more students in online mode which helps to cut down money and time.

 

Pattern for JEE Main 2016:

Total duration of the exam: 3 hours

Total questions: 90

Maximum marks: 360

Each correct attempt carries +4 mark

Each incorrect attempt carries -1 mark

No marks for unanswered questions

Paper 1 consist of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Paper 2 consist of Physics, Chemistry, Drawing and aptitude test, Mathematics

 

 Syllabus:

For AIPMT Syllabus and free practice papers with year wise you can follow the below url:

https://entranceindia.com/jee-main-free-practice-papers/

 

Admit card for JEE Main 2016:

              Admit card for JEE Main 2016 will be available from March 2016 onwards. This Admit card contains important details of the student such as name, father’s name, date of birth, choice of city, paper choice, examination date, venue, etc. This is a very important document which must be kept safely even after the exam gets over.

You can download the admit card from the official site of JEE Main (i.e., http://www.jeemain.nic.in)

While downloading, students have to provide their application number and password which you would have received during the time of registration. Admit card is available only to those who have updated their board exam roll number while registration.

If you have not updated your roll number, please visit the following link:

https://entranceindia.com/jee-main-admit-card/

 

Result announcement:

                 JEE Main is planned to be conducted on April, 2016. Results are expected to be declared on first week of July, 2016. On the basis of the marks secured in JEE Main and 12th board exam (60% and 40% marks respectively) separate rank list will be declared for B.E and B.Planning courses.

Ranks cards will be available for download which consist of details such as:

  • Category rank of the candidate
  • State rank of the candidate
  • All India rank of the candidate

 

Counselling for JEE Main:

                  CBSE releases the meritorious students list as soon as the results are announced. JEE Main counselling is to be done through Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOAA) which allows students to select their seat preference and courses according to the ranks secured.

                 As soon as the results are announced, you can find the official announcement of Counselling for JEE Main in the website of JOAA. Only those candidate who has secured higher marks than the cut-off benchmark, will be called for the counselling process.

Steps for counselling:

  1. JEE Main counselling registration
  2. Fill your choice of college and course
  3. Locking of your choice
  4. Allotment of seat
  5. Payment of fees
  6. Reporting to the reporting centres
  7. Reporting to the allotting institute

For the year 2015, JOAA was about to fill 10006 in IIT’s, 17390 seats in NIT’s, 2228 seats in IIIT’s and 3741 seats in the GFTI’s.

Students, who have not selected in IIT’s and NIT’s don’t panic. There are lot of best private and Government colleges in India which accepts JEE Main scores.

Other option is, if you are among the top 1, 50,000 students in JEE Main ranks, there is also a possibility to attend JEE Advanced examination which leads to the admission of top IIT’s of the country.

 

 

JEE ADVANCED 2015

JEE Main 2015 will be easier for Engineering Students

JEE Main 2015 is expected to be easier for students for all central government-funded engineering schools that includes the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). All these colleges will choose students through the JEE Main 2015 common entrance examination. Currently there are two levels of examination being held for getting admission into IITs. JEE Main 2014 and JEE advance 2014 which are two separate examinations held consecutively. It is proposed that the JEE Main 2015 and JEE Advanced 2015 are expected to be merged from 2015. It is also being discussed with the IITs across India.

For 2014 engineering admissions, all engineering colleges are required to conduct common counselling. Candidate has to crack through JEE Advance 2014 for getting admission into IITs. The National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) are expected to use JEE Main scores for admission.

The top 150,000 students from JEE Main 2014 examination are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced 2014 test for a seat in the 16 IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad. Based on the JEE Advanced 2014 score, IITs will conduct counselling first. Subsequent counselling will be done by NITs and other engineering colleges.

This year 14 lakhs students appeared for JEE Main 2014 entrance examination out of which top 150,000 appeared for the JEE Advanced 2014 entrance examination. Out of 1.5 lakhs students appeared for JEE Advanced 2014, only 9600 students will get admission into IITs and ISM. And other top engineering colleges will provide admission to more than 25,000 students.

JEE Main 2014 FAQ

  1. JEE Main 2014 Photograph

  2. JEE Main 2014 Signature 

  3. JEE Main 2014 Thumb Impression

 

Practice Papers for JEE Main 2014

JEE Main 2014 Achiever’s Plan (online mode)

JEE Main 2014 Achiever’s Plan DVDs

JEE Main Model Papers (15+1 Sets)

JEE Main Model Papers (10+1 Sets)

Practice Papers for JEE Advanced 2014:

JEE Advanced 2014 Online Model Tests (20 Papers)

JEE Main 2014 Guidelines to Candidates (Online Exam)

 

1. Please check the Admit Card carefully for your Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Test Center Name, City, State Code of Eligibility and Category. In case of any discrepancy, communicate to JEE (Main) Secretariat immediately for necessary action.

2. The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidate subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions.

3. Candidates are advised to reach the venue at least 30 minutes before the examination so as to complete the registration formalities well before the time. Registration desk will be closed 05 minutes prior to the examination.

4. The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card for admission in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the Admit Card issued by the Board shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

5. The candidates are advised to also bring with them a copy of document (as per following applicable criteria) on the day of their JEE (Main) – 2014 and submit the same to the invigilator at the examination centre. The Candidates have to write Roll No. of JEE (Main) Examination on the copy of the document being submitted in support of class 12th/Qualifying examination.

S.No Applicable Criteria to Candidates Copy of Document required to be brought and submitted to the invigilator at the Centre after writing
JEE Main Roll No. on it.
1 Candidates, who qualified in class 12th / qualifying  Examination in 2012 or 2013, and have not opted for improvement of performance in 2014. Copy of their Final marks- sheet/ marks statement of Class 12th /Qualifying Examination of year 2012 or 2013.
2 Candidates, who qualified in class 12th / qualifying  Examination in 2012 or 2013, and have opted for improvement ofperformance in 2014 in all subjects. Copy of their Admit card/Hall ticket for improvement of performance in Class 12th /Qualifying Examination 2014.
3 Candidates, who are appearing in class 12th / qualifying
examination in 2014.
Copy of their Admit card/Hall ticket for class 12th/Qualifying Examination 2014.

This is in addition to the candidates bringing their Admit Card for JEE (Main) 2014.

6. No candidate, under any circumstances, will be allowed to enter the Examination Center after the commencement of the examination.

7. A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidate should find out and occupy their allotted seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.

8. The candidate should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per his/her choice of medium. In case, the question paper is in medium other than his/her choice, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.

9. No Candidate will be allowed to carry any baggage inside the Examination Center. JEE Apex Board will not be responsible for any belongings stolen or lost at the premises.

10. Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device . If any candidate is in  possession of any of the above items, his/her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current examination will be cancelled & he/she will also be debarred for future examination (s) & the equipment will be seized.

11. Smoking and eating is strictly prohibited in the examination room.

12. Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed to be taken into the examination rooms during examination hours.

13. Approach the Center Superintendent/Invigilator in the room for any technical assistance, first aid emergency or any other information during the course of examination.

14. No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room until the full duration of the paper. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre
Superintendent/Invigilators.

15. For any queries or issues regarding computer based examination, the candidates may contact on toll free Call Centre No. which will be available on JEE (Main) website later on.