List of FAQ’s
JEE Advanced, like IIT JEE, is conducted only in the pen-and-paper or offline mode.
It has two separate papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both have objective-type and multiple-choice questions and has three parts – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Duration of both Paper 1 and Paper 2 is three hours. The language of the question paper with either is Hindi or English. Candidates can choose the language while registering for the exam.
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.
AGE - 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.
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.
Class XII Eligibility - 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 results for the academic year 2014-15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.
EARLIER ADMISSION IN IIT - 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.
Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2016 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2016) are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.
What documents will one need to upload during the online application process of the JEE Advanced exam?
At the time of registration, you will need to upload the following documents:
- Class X mark sheet with Date of Birth on it. In case, it is not mentioned in it, you will need to upload your DoB certificate instead;
- Class XII mark sheet (for students who appeared for the exam in 2017);
- Caste, Category and/ or PwD certificate, as applicable. Make sure that they are in prescribed format (which are available in the Information Brochure of the exam as well as can be downloaded from the official exam website);
- Scribe form (for blind candidates only) in the prescribed format.
Candidates are advised to keep scanned copies of these documents ready before beginning their application submission process.