JEE (Advanced) 2018 Exam: Important Exam Dates, Registration Process, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Reservation of Seats

IIT JEE Advanced Exam

The JEE (Advanced) or Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is the second stage of the JEE exams. The candidates who qualify the first stage of the JEE (Mains) progresses to the 2nd stage of the examination i.e. JEE (Advanced). By clearing this 2nd stage of the exam, students can get admission in the B.Tech, Integrated M.Tech, or B.Tech-M.Tech dual degree in Engineering, Science, Architecture and Pharmaceuticals branches in IIT colleges. The IIT Kanpur is entrusted with the responsibility to conduct the JEE (Advanced) 2018 Exam.

Read this article further to know about the exam details –

 



Available Application Forms

IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2018 Important Dates

About the Exam

Important Dates

Start of Registration Date

02 May 2018 (Wednesday)

End of Registration Date

07 May 2018 (Monday)

Last Date for Fee Payment

08 May 2018

Admit Card Availability

14 May to 20 May 2018

Exam Date of Paper 1 & Paper 2

20 May 2018 (9 AM-12 PM and 2 PM-5 PM)

Answer key display (online)

29 May 2018

Result Announcement

10 June 2018

Start of Registration of Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

10 - 11 June 2018

Exam Date for AAT

14 June 2018 (Thursday)

Result announcement of AAT

18 June 2018.

Candidates who want to join B.Arch program has to pass the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT). However, qualifying JEE (Advanced) is the eligibility criteria for appearing in AAT.


IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

There are two compulsory question papers. JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be conducted only in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Here are particulars about the exam-

About Exam

Particulars

Number of question Papers

2

Number of Sections

3, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Type of question paper

Objective Type.

Duration of Exam

3 hours for each paper

Marking scheme

Negative marking for few questions.

 

Subject wise distribution of marks and questions

 

Sections

No. of questions

Total Marks

Marks per questions

Negative marking scheme

1

5

15

3

-1

2

8

32

4

-2

3

5

15

3

-1

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Question Paper-2,

(Distribution of marks and questions for all subjects-Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

Sections

No. of questions

Total Marks

Marks per questions

Negative marking scheme

1

6

18

3

-1

2

8

32

4

-2

3

4

12

3

0

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JEE (Advanced) 2017 AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test)

The candidates who qualify the JEE (Advanced) 2018 become eligible to apply for the B.Arch. programme. The candidates, soon afterwards the declaration of the JEE Advanced exam should visit the official website of the JEE to apply for the B. Arch.Programme. The AAT is a single test paper of 3 hours duration. The successful candidates are given ranks in the common JEE Advanced rank list. There is no separate list of ranks for them. 

 

About Exam

Particular

Number of Sections

3 - Maths, Aptitude and Drawing

Number of Papers

1

Type of questions

Objective Type

Duration of exam

3 hours

Exam Mode

Pen and paper based only

Distribution of questions and marks

Subject Name

No. of questions

Marks

Maths

30

120

Aptitude

50

200

Drawing

2

70

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Eligibility for IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2018

  • The candidates who qualify the JEE Mains exam are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam.
  • In the JEE (Advanced) 2018 Examcandidates can appear for the maximum 2 attempts, that too for the consecutive years in counting. However, if their Class12th results were announced after June, then the counting of the number of attempts would be made for the next year.
  • The General category candidates should be born on or after 1st Oct. 1993. Considering the 5 years of age relaxation for the reserved category candidates should be born on or after 1st Oct.1988.
  • Candidates should have given the class 12 examination for the first time in the year 2017 or 2018.
  • Candidates should not have been admitted in the IIT earlier, neither should have accepted its offer. Even if,after their enrollment in any IIT programme, the candidates have discontinued soon afterward, they will not be considered eligible for the exam.

Reservation of Seats

As per the directives of the Indian government following is the percentage of seats that are reserved –

Category

Percentage of Seats reserved

OBC-NCL

27%

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

PwD

3%


IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2018 Application Process

The candidates can apply for the JEE Advanced 2018 exam online.

How To Apply

  • The applicants should visit the official website of the JEE.
  • It is a 3 stage Process: Registration, Filling the Application form and paying the application fee.
  • A candidate should get registered with his/ her basic details- Name, Address, Mobile number and valid Email id.
  • The registration will create the candidate’s account on the JEE portal, which should be retained by the candidate until the completion of the selection process.
  • The login ID and password will be sent to the candidate’s Email id. By entering login credentials the candidate can access the Application form.
  • A candidate should fill all necessary columns in the application form.
  • A candidate should also pay the Registration fee for the JEE (Advanced) 2018 exam.

Registration Fee for the JEE (Advanced) 2018 Exam

The Registration fee is determined by the examination center chosen by the candidate. For examination centres located in India, the registration fee is less as compared to the centers that are located outside India.

Registration Fee for Exam Centres in India

Indian Nationals (including OCI/PIO)

Female Candidates (all categories)

INR 1300

SC, ST PwD

INR 1300

Other categories

INR 2600

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300

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Registration Fee for Examination Centers outside India

Indian Nationals (including OCI/PIO)

All categories

USD 160

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300

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Other Details

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. Is it necessary to qualify first the JEE Advanced for the JEE AAT exam?

Yes, it is mandatory to qualify the JEE Advanced first to become eligible for appearing for the JEE AAT Exam.

Q. I have enrolled myself earlier in the IIT programme, but did discontinued soon afterwards. Am I eligible to appear for the exam?

No, even if you have accepted the proposal of the IIT programme earlier, you are no more eligible to appear for the exam.

Q. Are the foreign nationals allowed to take the JEE exams?

Yes, Overseas citizens of India are eligible to take this exam.

Q. Is it mandatory to attempt both the question papers of the JEE Advanced exam?

Yes, it is mandatory to attempt both the question papers.

Q. I have taken my 12th class exam in 2015, am I eligible to appear for the exam?

No, you are not eligible to appear in the JEE (Advanced) 2018 exam. Only those who have given 12th class exam in 2017 or 2018 are eligible. For 2015-2016 batch, if the result is declared after June 2016, candidates are eligible to appear for JEE (Advacned) 2018.


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