About the JEE Advanced Entrance Exam
JEE Advanced is an engineering entrance exam usually conducted for students aspiring to get admission into the engineering colleges of India. The exam is conducted in both online and offline mode. The IITs, NITs, all Central government funded engineering colleges and a few private colleges also participate in this mega entrance exam to identify eligible students to be taken in to their prestigious institutions.
The top 1, 50,000 candidates will be eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam to seek admission into the IITs. The candidates should have studied mathematics and physics in their plus two/higher secondary years and should also have taken up any one among subjects like Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Biology or Computer Science as their optional subjects. An aggregate 50% marks in all these subjects is mandatory.
The candidate should be 15+ years of age for the GEN or OBC-NCL category and 30 years of age for the SC, ST or PwD category. Candidates who have passed their Higher Secondary exams or appearing for the same are eligible to apply. Only students who have studied five subjects in their qualifying exams are eligible to apply and only three attempts per candidate is permitted
JEE Advanced exam Syllabus
The JEE Advanced exam syllabus is based on the 10+2 or Higher Secondary Science and Mathematics syllabus. The candidates must be able to recollect and use that knowledge gained in their High school Science and Mathematics learning to crack the JEE Advanced exam.
How to apply main
All candidates are required to fill in the application form, attach all the supporting documents, the application fee receipt and a photograph and submit the application form. The examination fee for General category and OBC is Rs.2000/- and for SC/ST it is Rs.1000/-. Female candidates are not charged any fee in any of the categories. Those candidates who appear in the Dubai Center are required to pay a fee of $20.
Two separate exams will be conducted, one for candidates aspiring for Engineering courses and one for Architectural and Planning course
The exams duration is three hours and the medium is English or Hindi.
There will be facilitation centers to train children opting for online test. The list of centers will be announced later.
The exam will consist of three parts with equal weightage given to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Each question consists of four marks
One mark will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer and no marks are deducted for an unanswered question.
For admission to the Architectural and Planning course all the questions are objective type and the exam is divided into three parts: Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing.
How to Prepare for the JEE Advanced Entrance Exam
The maximum amount of practice is sure to get the candidate a high rank in the JEE Advanced Entrance Exam. There are many different kinds of books published to help in the preparation. Understanding the syllabus is the best way to prepare for the examination. Also students can look up previous years Question banks in which solved question papers are available.