Brief

JEE Advanced is Online Test conducted by the seven zonal IITs with guidance from the Joint Admission Board (JAB). Only the top 2.5 lakh rank holders in JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. It is a national level entrance exam. It will be organized by IIT, Delhi. It is held for providing admissions into various undergraduate programmes across IITs and ISM.

Eligibility Criteria

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE Mains:

Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE Mains.

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 27% OBC, 15% SC, 7.5% ST and remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

Criterion 2 – Age limit:

Candidates 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.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts:

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in 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. Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in class 12 (or equivalent) Board examination.

Exam Pattern

  • Eligible candidates have to appear for 2 papers and It is mandatory to attempt both the papers.
  • There are 3 separate sections in both the papers, namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • The question papers will contain objective type that includes MCQ as well as numerical answer type questions.
  • Total 3 hours will be provided to each paper. Timings for paper-1 will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and for paper-2, the timings will be 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • The candidates can avail the question papers in both English and Hindi medium (mention the question paper medium at the time of registration).
  • There is a procedure of negative marking for some of the questions.
  •   SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS MODE OF EXAM
    Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective Type Computer Based Online Test
    Paper 2 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective Type Computer Based Online Test

    Marks Distribution and No. of questions

    S. No. Paper Duration Type of Questions Questions Marks
    1 Paper I 3 hours
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Mathematics
    5
    8
    5
    15
    32
    15
    Total 18 62
    2 Paper II 3 hours
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Mathematics
    6
    8
    4
    18
    32
    12
    Total 18 62

    Syllabus

    • General Physics
    • Modern Physics
    • Optics
    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • Thermal Physics
    • Mechanics
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry


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