Step-by-Step Guide to Fill Up JEE Main 2018 Exam Application Form

Last Modified: 24 May 2024

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the Joint Entrance Examination Main every year. The exam is conducted for admission to B.E, B. Tech and B. Arch courses for IITs, NITs, IITs and CFTIs and some other engineering colleges. Aspirants looking to access the JEE Main application form 2018 can avail it from 1st December 2017 till 1st January 2018 on its official website. The application can be filled and submitted via online mode only. No offline option for registration for JEE exam is available. Here we will discuss all the required details of JEE Main exam 2018.

JEE Main Exam 2018 Online Application Form Date & Exam Schedule:

JEE Main 2018 Events

JEE Main 2018 Important Dates

Application Form Available Online From

1st December 2017

Application Form Submission Last Date

1st January 2018

Exam Commencement

8, 15 & 16 April 2018

Application Correction Starts

9th January 2018

Last date to make correction

22nd January 2018

Admit card release date

12th March 2018

Answer key release

24th to 27th 2018

Result declaration (Paper I)

30th April 2018

Result declaration (Paper II)

30th May 2018

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How to Fill Up Application Form of JEE Main 2018

The JEE Main Exam Application form fill up is a three-step procedure. The candidates should read thoroughly the information brochure before starting the process. Here we would discuss the different aspects of the registration for the exam like required documents, photo size and all other related information.

Three Main Steps to Fill Up Application Form: 

Step 1: The first step involves the form fill up method. The candidates have to fill up the form online.

Step 2: The second step is about uploading the photograph and signature.

Step 3: In the last step, the candidates have to complete the payment process.

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Step 1 (Fill Application Form):

  • Go to the official website of JEE Main Exam 2018 at
  • Click on the JEE Main Exam link.
  • The candidates should read the given instructions carefully.
  • Click on the checkbox and proceed to the next stage.
  • The candidates have to fill up the required information in the given field. The details are like:
    • Nationality
    • State of Eligibility
    • State of the 12th standard school/institute
    • Identification Type
    • Adhar Card
    • Name of the Candidates
    • Date of Birth
    • Gender
    • Security Pin
  • Now The candidates have to fill up the details as follows:

Exam related details:

  • Applying for
  • Mode of Examination
  • Exam Centre
  • Exam Medium

Personal Details:

  • Name of the candidates
  • Father/mother name
  • State of eligibility
  • Category
  • DOB
  • Gender
  • Address

Academic Details:

  • Year of passing class 10
  • Year of passing class 12
  • School Board
  • Percentage of 12th Exam

Contact Address Details:

  • Address:
  • Mail ID:
  • Contact Number

Guardian Details:

  • Qualification of the guardian
  • Occupation of the guardian
  • The annual income of the guardian

Choose Password:

The candidates have to choose a password and security pin for login to the JEE Main website.

  • The Candidates will be redirected to a page where they have to review all the entered information for the last time. They can edit any information is required.
  • Now click on the Submit button for the next step.
  • You need to secure the system generated unique form number along with a password

Documents Required for Step 1 of Application Form Fill Up Procedure

  • Proof of the Date of Birth
  • Certificate for Class X Exam
  • Certificate for Class XII Exam (if already passed)
  • Caste Certificate (If required)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • A Valid Email ID
  • A valid contact number


Step 2 (Photograph and Signature):

You have to log in to the official JEE Main exam website from the dashboard with the system generated form number and newly created password. Now you have to upload scanned passport size photo (4 to 40 kb) in JPEG format, scanned signature and scanned thumb impression. Now you have to verify and submit the documents.

Documents Required for Step 2 of Application Form Fill Up Procedure

  • Photograph
    • A recent coloured photograph without any spectacles.
    • There must be the name of the candidate on the photograph
    • There must be the date of taking the photograph
    • Required dimension will be 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm 
    • The format of the photo will be JPEG
    • The size of the photograph will be between 4 kb to 40 kb
    • The photograph must be clear
  • Signature
    • The signature should be done by the candidate only
    • First, draw a rectangle of 3.5 cm X 1.5 cm on a clear rectangle sheet
    • Now do the signature inside the rectangular box
    • Now scan the signature and crop the rectangular box clearly
    • The file size should be in between 1 kb to 30 kb

Step 3 (Payment Process):

Now the candidates go to the ‘Pay Exam fee’ link. They can choose the mode of payment either online or e-challan. In online mode, you have to pay the amount via net banking or debit card or credit card. And for the e-challan mode, the candidates have to make a challan of Syndicate Bank or Canara Bank or ICICI bank. No demand draft, money order or cheque will be accepted. An acknowledgement page will appear which you can print for future reference.

If the transaction page does not appear, it will be cancelled and the money will be refunded to your account within 7-8 business days. You need to do the transaction again to submit the form successfully.

Documents Required for Step 3 of Application Form Fill Up Procedure:

You need to do online payment in this step. Your debit card or credit card should be ready in your hand to make the payment.

Fees for JEE Main Exam 2018:


Offline Mode

Online Mode


General/OBCs (Boys)


General/OBCs (Boys)


For Examination Centres in India

Paper 1 or 2





Paper 1 and 2 both





For Examination Centres in Foreign Country

Paper 1 or 2





Paper 1 and 2 both





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Eligibility for Applying in JEE Main Exam 2018:

Date of Birth: The candidates whose date of birth on or after 1st October 1993 for general category and 1st October 1988 for SC/ST/PWD categories are eligible to appear for the examination. The Secondary Education Board or Council Certificate will be considered as the proof of DOB.

Qualifying Eligibility: The candidates who have passed the class 12th or equivalent examination in the year 2016 or 2017 are eligible to appear on the examination. The candidates who will appear the 12th-grade exam in 2018 are also eligible. All the candidates must have 5 compulsory subjects in their 12th standard for applying in the JEE examination.

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