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

Published on:01/01/1970

The Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE conducts the Joint Entrance Examination every year. The application form for JEE Main Exam 2018 will be available from 1st December 2017 on its official website. The form can be submitted till 1st January 2018. The JEE exam is conducted for the admission of B.E, B. Tech and B. Arch for the engineering courses for IITs, NITs, IITs and CFTIs and some other engineering colleges. 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



The Application Form Available Online From

1st December, 2017

The Application Form Will End on

1st January, 2017

The Application Form Submission Last Date

1st January, 2017

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How to Fill Up the Application Form of JEE Main Exam

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 will 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 the 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 has the uploading of the photograph, signature and thumb impression.

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

Step by Step Form Fill-Up

Step 1

  • 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
  • Annual income of the guardian

Choose Password:

The candidates have to choose a password and security pin for log in 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 next step.
  • You need to secure the system generated unique form number along with password

Step 2:

You have to login 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.

Step 3:

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, then the transaction will get canceled 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 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

Documents Required for Step 2 of Application Form Fill Up Procedure

  • Photograph


  •  A recent colored 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
    • Specification:
      • 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
  • Thumb Impression
    • Specification:
      • For Girl: Right Hand Thumb Impression
      • For Boy: Left hand Thumb Impression
      • Draw a rectangular box of 3.5 cm X 1.5 cm
      • Now put your thumb impression inside the box
      • Now scan the impression and crop the rectangular box clearly
      • The file size of the box should be in between 1 kb to 30 kb

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

You need to do online payment in this step. So you need your debit card or credit card ready in your hand to make the payment.

The fees for the JEE Main Exam are mentioned below:


Offline Mode

Online Mode


General/OBCs (Boys)


General/OBCs (Boys)


For Examination Centers in India

Paper 1 or 2





Paper 1 and 2 both





For Examination Centers in Foreign Country

Paper 1 or 2





Paper 1 and 2 both





Eligibility for Applying in JEE Main Exam:

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 on 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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