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The JEE (Main)- 2017 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board during the month of April, 2017 (both online and offline modes). The admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall include the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall 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 shall be considered only after normalization.

The States of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland & Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State level examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main)- 2017 application form online. The 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/ISM Dhanbad.

JEE (Main) - 2017 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B.E. / B. Tech.) and Paper-2(B. Arch./ B. Planning). Depending upon on the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, may take Paper-1 (B.E. / B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning), or both. Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

Paper Subjects Type of Questions Mode of Exams
Paper - 1
( B.E. / B. Tech. )
Physics, Chemistry &
Objective type with equal weightage to Physics,
Chemistry & Mathematics
Pen and Paper based Exam OR
Computer based Exam
Paper - 2
( B. Arch. / B. Planning )
Mathematics-Part I
Aptitude-Part II
Drawing-Part III
Objective type Questions to test
drawing aptitude
Only Pen and Paper
based Exam

Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.

Course Papers
All other undergraduate courses ( B.E. / B. Tech. ) Paper - 1
B.ARCH / B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper - 2

JEE Advanced

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 [JEE (Advanced) 2017] will be conducted by the seven zonal IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2017. 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 and the ISM. The decisions of the JAB 2017 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2017 and admission to IITs and ISM.

The examination consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of three hours duration. Both papers are compulsory.

Candidates who wish to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017 must write Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017 which will be held in the month of April 2017. Candidates should be among the top 2,00,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017.

There are 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 numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. Negative marks will be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions. The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the choice of question paper language while registering for JEE (Advanced) 2017. Change of question paper language will NOT be entertained after the registration.