The information available in this section is as per the guidelines released for JEE 2013. Our section will be updated as and when information about JEE 2014 is available.
Introduction and Scheme of Examination
From 2013, Joint Entrance Examination will be held for admission to the undergraduate programmes in Engineering in two parts, JEE-MAIN and JEE-ADVANCED. The admission to NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions will include the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The Paper-1 of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
About JEE (Main) - 2013
For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list will be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks will be considered only after normalization.
Type of ExaminationJEE (Main)-2013 will have two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates may take Paper-1, or Paper-2, or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination are given in the table below:
|Subjects||Type of questions||Mode of Exam||Duration|
|Paper-1||Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||Pen and Paper based
|Paper-2||Mathematics - Part I
Aptitude Test - Part II
Drawing Test - Part III
Questions to test Drawing Aptitude
|Only Pen and Paper based||3 Hours|
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below:
|B.ARCH/B. PLANNING (At institutions other than IITs)||Paper-2|
Scoring and Negative MarkingThere will be objective type questions with four options having only one correct answer. For each incorrect answer, one fourth (1/4) of the total marks allotted to the question would be deducted. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet.
Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main)-2013
- Date of Birth - Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1988 are eligible. However, in the case of SC, ST and PwD candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years.
- Year of Passing Qualifying Examination (QE) - Only those candidates who have passed their QE in 2011 or 2012; or those who are appearing in the QE in 2013 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2013. Candidates who appeared in QE in 2010, did not pass in 2010, but passed in 2011 are NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2013. Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in QE in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main). In the year 2013 however, the candidates who have taken four subjects are also permitted to write JEE 2013 as an exception.
- Number of attempts - The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
About JEE (Advanced) - 2013
Type of ExaminationIn JEE (Advanced)-2013, there will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. Each of the question papers will consist of three separate sections on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. In some sections, incorrect answers will be awarded negative marks.
Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced)-2013Candidates who wish to write JEE (Advanced) must write Paper - I of JEE (Main). Only the top 150000 candidates (including all categories) based on performance in JEE (Main) will qualify to appear in the JEE (Advanced).
Minimum Marks in Qualifying Examination (QE) - Admission to IITs and ISM Dhanbad will be based only on category wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced) - 2013, subject to the condition that such candidates are in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates of their Boards in respective categories.
Number of JEE attempts - A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum two times in consecutive years. Candidates who had attempted IIT JEE 2012 for the first time (having passed QE in 2012) can appear in JEE (Advanced) - 2013, by qualifying in Paper - I of JEE (Main) - 2013. Those who attempted IIT-JEE in 2011 or earlier are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced) - 2013
Candidates Admitted Through Earlier IIT JEE - Candidates who have taken admission (irrespective of whether or not they continued in any of the programmes) or accepted the admission by paying the registration fee at any of the IITs, IT-BHU Varanasi or ISM Dhanbad, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced) - 2013.