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JEE Advanced 2017: Important Dates and Eligibility Criteria

The JEE Advanced examination will be conducted on 21 May 2017 by IIT, Madras. The examination offers candidates a chance for admission into Undergraduate, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, Architecture, or Pharmaceutics in IITs and ISM. Both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded to candidates enrolled in the dual degree programs upon successful completion of the course curriculum. 

JEE Advanced 2017

JEE Advanced 2017: Important Dates

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Day, Date, and Time


JEE (Main) 2017 [Offline exam]

02 April 2017, Sunday


Results of JEE (Main) 2017

27 April 2017, Thursday


Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2017

28 April 2017 (Friday), 10:00 IST to 02 May 2017 (Tuesday)17:00 IST


Registration with Late Fee

03 May 2017 (Wed) to 04 May 2017 (Thursday), 17:00 IST


Download Admit Card

10 May 2017 (Wednesday), 10:00 IST to 21 May 2017 (Sunday), 09:00 IST


JEE (Advanced) 2017) 
Paper - 1
Paper - 2

21 May 2017, Sunday
09:00 - 12:00 IST
14:00 - 17:00 IST


(a) Online display of ORS and scanned responses
(b) Request from candidates for review of scanned responses

31 May 2017 (Wednesday), 10:00 IST to 03 June 2017 (Saturday), 17:00 IST


Online display of answer keys

04 June 2017 (Sunday), 10:00 IST


Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates

04 June 2017 (Sunday), 10:00 IST to 06 June 2017 (Tuesday), 17:00 IST


Declaration of JEE (Advanced) results

11 June 2017 (Sunday, 10:00 IST


Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

11 June 2017 (Sunday, 10:00 IST to 12 June 2017 (Monday), 17:00 IST


Architecture Aptitude Test

14 June 2017 (Wednesday), 9:00 - 12:00 IST


Declaration of AAT results

18 June 2017 (Sunday)


Seat Allotment (Tentative)

19 June 2017 (Monday) to 18 July 2017 (Tuesday)

Candidates who appear for JEE Advanced can choose from the following courses:

Types of Academic Programs Offered at IITs and Their Minimum Duration

 JEE Advanced 2017 Eligibility Criteria for Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)

1. Performance in JEE (Main) 2017: Candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017. The percentages of various categories are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexic) candidates.  

2. Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1987.

3. Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2016 for the first time are also eligible. 

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 2016 or 2017. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2014-15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

 5. Earlier admission at IITs: A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals:

 JEE Advanced 2017 Registration Fees 

* The registration fee shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may levy.


 Contact Details of Zone-Wise IITs

Centrally Funded Institutes that have Used JEE (Advanced) Ranks in the Past

1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) 

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

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

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


5. Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy, Visakhapatnam 

Changes in the JEE Pattern for 2017 

1. There shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination.

2. A minimum 75% marks in the 12th class examination or a place in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class Board examination for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks

3. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

Do keep the following handy when applying online:

i. Valid mail ID and contact number
ii. Documents of qualifying examination
iii. Debit/credit card, e-challan for the payment process
iv. Scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression
v. A password to login for registration process 

Please also read the JEE Advanced 2017 Information Brochure for more details.

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