JEE Advanced Exam

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) Exam

What is JEE Advanced Exam?

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and the Central Board of Secondary education (CBSE), New Delhi introduced the national level common entrance exam called Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). JEE will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.

The Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in two parts, JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. JEE (Main) replaces the AIEEE entrance exam and JEE (Advanced) replaced the IIT-JEE entrance exam from 2017. The aim of the common entrance test has been mooted to reduce stress on students., who have to appear for multiple entrance examinations and to give greater relevance to the school education, especially the class 12 board examinations.

JEE Advanced Exam Details 

JEE Advanced will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. These institutes are henceforth referred to as the zonal IITs.

Only 2,24,000 of the top rankers in JEE (Main), which includes students from all categories (GE, OBC (NCL), SC and ST) will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced (hitherto known as IIT-JEE) for admission to IITs, IIT BHU and ISM Dhanbad.

Notice in this regard has been issued by the IIT system separately. In JEE Advanced, there will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. The question papers will be bilingual (in English and Hindi). Each of the question papers will consist of three separate sections on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. In some sections, incorrect answers will be awarded negative marks. The answers for each of the questions are to be marked on a separate, 2-sheet carbonless paper. Candidates are advised to click the below link to get the more details about JEE Advanced.

Exam name Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced
Conducted by  IIT Delhi
Exam mode  Computer-based (Online) 
Language  English & Hindi 
Phone number  +91 11 26591785

JEE Advanced 2020

IIT Delhi is the organising institute of JEE Advanced 2020, the exam will be conducted by the IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2020. Therefore the performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelors, Integrated Masters and Dual level degree programmes (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. The decisions of the JAB 2020 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2020 and admission to IITs.

JEE (Advanced) 2020 will have two papers. Both the papers are compulsory. Each paper is of 3 hours duration and will have questions in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The complete examination will be conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. The questions will be in both English and Hindi languages. The candidates will have the option to choose the preferred language during the examination.

JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates 

The organising institute, IIT Delhi, has released the official notice regarding the exam date. The JEE Advanced 2020 was postponed due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. HRD Minister announced the fresh exam date for JEE Advanced 2020. The exam date is August 23, 2020. 


Event Date
JEE Advanced official brochure release April 2020 
Application process July 2020
Last date to apply  July 2020 
JEE Advanced admit card  August 2020 
JEE Advanced exam date  August 23, 2020 
JEE Advanced answer key August 2020
JEE Advanced result August 2020
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam August 2020
AAT result declaration   August 2020
Seat allotment process begins  September 2020

Difference Between JEE Main And JEE Advanced

  • In order to appear for the JEE Advanced, JEE Main is the eligibility test. 
  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) vested with the authority to conduct the JEE Main from 2019 onwards. 
  • IITs under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB) on rational basis will conduct the JEE Advanced. 
  • Only top 2,24,000 students in JEE Main including reserved categories are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. 
  • Candidates can appear JEE Advanced only for two consecutive times. Students can appear for three times consecutively years for JEE Main. 
  • There is no fixed exam pattern for JEE Advanced. For JEE Main, NTA defines the clear exam pattern. 

JEE Advanced Participating Institutes 

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are believed to be the pioneer institutes in India for engineering and technology.  Candidates who qualify in JEE Advanced will get admission in the below institutes.

  1. Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi – IIT(BHU)
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai – IITBhilai
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar – IITBBS
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay – IITB
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – IITD
  6. Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) – IIT (ISM)
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad – IITDharwad
  8. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar – IITGN
  9. Indian Institute of Technology Goa – IITGoa
  10. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati – IITG
  11. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad – IITH
  12. Indian Institute of Technology Indore – IITI
  13. Indian Institute of Technology Jammu – IITJammu
  14. Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur – IITJ
  15. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur – IITK
  16. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur – IITKgp
  17. Indian Institute of Technology Madras – IITM
  18. Indian Institute of Technology Mandi – IITMandi
  19. Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad – IITPKD
  20. Indian Institute of Technology Patna – IITP
  21. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee – IITR
  22. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar – IITRPR
  23. Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati – IITTP

JEE Advanced Academic Programmes 

IITs across the country offer a range of undergraduate courses for admission to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, or Architecture. Candidates can also convert the 4-year Bachelor’s program to B.Tech (Honors) and/or B.Tech. with Minors in a few IITs. Candidates should note that all the programs and courses are not available in all the institutes. The medium of instruction for the programmes will be in English only. 

The important point students should remember is the courses displayed below are only those academic programs for which admission is based on JEE Advanced examination. The Institutes also offer other academic programs such as B.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., M.Des., Ph.D., etc. with different eligibility and admission criteria. Here is the list of courses offered. 

Degree Name Duration
B.Tech. Bachelor of Technology 4 years
B.S. Bachelor of Science 4 years
B.Arch. Bachelor of Architecture 5 years
Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech. Dual degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology 5 years
Dual Degree B.S. – M.S. Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science 5 years
Integrated M.Tech. Integrated Master of Technology 5 years
Integrated M.Sc. Integrated Master of Science 5 years

JEE Advanced Exam Analysis 2019 

The organising institute, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, has conducted the JEE Advanced 2019 examination on May 27 in two shifts. The first paper held between 9 AM to 12 noon and the second paper between 2 PM and 5 PM. Around 1.8 lakh candidates appeared for the entrance exam though 2.5 lakh aspirants are eligible for the exam. The JEE Advanced is a computer-based test (CBT) and the total number of questions is 54. However, the total number of marks for Paper-II was increased from 180 to 186. The total number of questions is 186 which is divided into two parts.

Compared to the previous year, many test-takers believe that the question paper is moderate. Students also felt that paper-I was tougher than paper-II. The chemistry and mathematics were moderately difficult. Explore the JEE Advanced exam analysis. 

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper-I Analysis

  • Paper-I is tougher compared to paper-II. 
  • The questions in mathematics range between moderate to tough. 
  • The questions in chemistry were relatively easier. 
  • The question in physics was from Class 12 and moderate. 
  • Many questions were tricky in paper-I. 

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper 2 Analysis

  • The mathematics part was the toughest in the paper.
  • The questions from matrices and differential equations tricky in the mathematics section.
  • The chemistry was easy but the physics was moderate. 
  • A few questions were asked from the physical chemistry. 
  • There is a balance between organic and inorganic chemistry. 

JEE Advanced Result 2019 

The organising institute, IIT Roorkee, is responsible for releasing the JEE Advanced result 2019. Candidates who qualify and obtain the minimum cut-off score are only eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced examination. The institute will release the answer key for JEE Advanced and accepts the objections prior to the release of JEE Advanced results. 

This year, around 1.73 lakh candidates have appeared for the JEE Advanced 2019 examination though over 2.4 lakh students are qualified to take the entrance exam. The JEE Advanced exam held on May 27, 2019. Aspirants have to note that the ranking may vary depending upon the courses and personal choices. One can check the opening and closing ranks of the top courses in the IITs. 

How To Check JEE Advanced Result 2019

  • Visit the official website of JEE Advanced - 
  • Click on the JEE Advanced result link on the homepage. 
  • Enter the login details such as registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email. 
  • Submit the details to access the result. 
  • Download the JEE Advanced result 2019 and take a printout of the same for future reference. 
JEE Advanced 2020 To Be Held On August 23

Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal, has shared the new exam date of JEE Advanced 2020. The official sources confirm that the JEE Advanced 2020 to be held on August 23. 

Earlier, Minister announced the new exam schedule for JEE Main (July 18 to 23, 2020) through a webinar. A total of 2.5 lakh candidates will be shortlisted for the JEE Advanced exam 2020. The source also suggests that the JEE Main result would be released in the first week of August. 

The engineering entrance test for the IITs, JEE Advanced, was postponed due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus. 

8 May 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 To Be Held In August

HRD Minister, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank held a webinar to discuss the issues faced by students especially regarding pending board exams and entrance exams such as JEE Main and NEET. He revealed that the JEE Advanced 2020 examination, which was postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, will be held in the month of August. 

Candidates who have registered for the JEE Advanced 2020 are advised to track the updates regarding the admit card and other details on the official website. 

Education Minister also revealed that JEE Main 2020 will be held from July 18 to 23, 2020. The medical entrance exam, NEET, would be held on July 26, 2020.

5 May 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Is Likely To Be Held In June

JEE Main (April) 2020 exam was postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID 19). This pandemic has also pushed the JEE Advanced 2020 exam date. The organising institute has released a notice on April 1 regarding postponement of JEE Advanced, which scheduled on May 17, 2020.

The sources suggest that JEE Advanced will be held in June/July. The delay is due to the postponement of JEE Main exam 2020. The JEE Main results will be declared in May last week. The JEE Advanced result will be announced in the last week of June. The new academic session will begin in September after the counselling process.

27 April 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Postponed

IIT Delhi has postponed the JEE Advanced 2020 entrance examination. The exam scheduled on May 17 has been postponed due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID2019). There is no official announcement yet regarding the JEE Advanced 2020 new exam date.  

The official website reads, "JEE Advanced 2020, which was scheduled to be held on May 17, 2020 (Sunday), thus stands postponed and will be rescheduled after JEE (Main) 2020."

Earlier, JEE Main (April) exam 2020 postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak. Candidates should note that JEE Advanced 2020 will be held after JEE Main (April) 2020 exam. The exam is conducted for admission to 23 IITs all over the country. 

2 April 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Information Brochure Released

The organising institute IIT Delhi has released the JEE Advanced 2020 Information Brochure (English). The sources suggest that the Hindi version of the brochure will be released soon. Interested candidates can check the complete details about JEE Advanced 2020 exam such as exam date, application date and selection procedure. 

The JEE Advanced 2020 registration will take place between May 1 and 6, 2020. The admit cards will be available from May 7, 2020, onwards. The JEE Advanced 2020 exam date is May 17. The exam consists of two papers. 

A total of top 2,50,000 candidates who stand out in JEE Main exam will be eligible for JEE Advanced exam. A candidate can appear only for two times in consecutive years.

7 March 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Mock Test Link Activated
JEE Advanced 2020 Website Activated
Foreign Students Can Now Appear For JEE Advanced Without JEE Main
JEE Advanced 2020 To Be Held On May 17
JEE Advanced Result 2019 Announced
JEE Advanced 2019 Final Answer Key Released
JEE Advanced 2019 Answer Key Released
JEE Advanced 2019: Response Link Will Be Available Till June 1
JEE Advanced 2019 Admit Card Released
JEE Advanced 2019: Registration Date Extended For Odisha Aspirants
Online Registration Starts For JEE Advanced 2019
JEE Advanced 2019 Exam Date Rescheduled To May 27
JEE Advanced 2019 To Be Conducted On May 19
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