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 September 27, 2020.  

Event Date
JEE Advanced official brochure release March 2020 
Application process September 11 to 16, 2020
JEE Advanced admit card  September 21, 2020 
JEE Advanced exam date  September 27, 2020 
JEE Advanced answer key September 29, 2020
JEE Advanced result October 5, 2020 
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam October 8, 2020
AAT result declaration   October 11, 2020
Seat allotment process begins  October 6, 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 Admit Card Released

IIT Delhi has released JEE Advanced 2020 admit card. Candidates who have registered for the entrance exam can download their admit card from the official website - One should enter their login credentials to download the admit card. It as advised to download the admit card and carry the hard copy to the exam centre. 

The entrance exam will be held on September 27, 2020. Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in JEE Main will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020 exam. 

21 September 2020
Over 1.6 Lakh Students Registered For JEE Advanced 2020

IIT Delhi has shared important information about the registration statistics for JEE Advanced 2020. The sources suggest a total of 1,60,864 students have registered for JEE Advanced 2020 scheduled to be held on September 27. Compared to last year, the number of applicants is a bit down. The JEE Advanced 2019 registered candidates are 1,61,319. 

The registration for JEE Advanced 2020 was opened on September 12 and closed on September 17. A total of top 2,50,000 JEE Main qualified candidates are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. The admit cards will be released soon. 


19 September 2020
JEE Advanced 2020: Correction Window To Change Exam City

The JEE Advanced 2020 correction window to change the examination city opened the official site - Candidates can make the changes in the exam city till September 17 (5:00 pm). 

The official website reads, "JEE (Advanced) 2020 registration for all eligible candidates is now open. Following cities have been added to the list of Exam Cities for JEE (Advanced) 2020 : Valsad (Gujarat), Bagalkot (Karnataka), Dhule (Maharashtra), Ichalkaranji (Maharashtra), Kashti (Maharashtra), Sangamner (Maharashtra) and Burdwan (West Bengal)."


The JEE Advanced 2020 will be held on September 27 and the result will be declared on October 5, 2020. 

16 September 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Registration Window To Close Soon

The registration window of JEE Advanced 2020 will be closed on September 17. The top 2.5 lakh candidates in JEE Main will be eligible for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). 

The entrance exam will be held on September 27. It will be conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2020. The admit card will be released at least a week before the JEE Advanced exam date. 

15 September 2020
JEE Advanced 2020: Registration Starts For Foreign Nationals

The organising institute, IIT Delhi, has started the registration process for foreign nationals who have studied or studying in abroad at 10+2 level or equivalent. Interested candidates can register for the exam till the last date. 

The official website reads, "JEE (Advanced) 2020 registration for foreign nationals who have studied (are studying) abroad at 10+2 level or equivalent is now open." 

It also reads, "Following cities have been added to the list of Exam Cities for JEE (Advanced) 2020: Himatnagar (Gujarat), Akola (Maharashtra) and Jalgaon (Maharashtra) (see updated Information Brochure)."

The JEE Advanced 2020 exam scheduled on September 27 and admit card will be released at least one week before the exam date. 

10 September 2020
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IIT Delhi Releases JEE Advanced 2020 Dates
JEE Advanced 2020 Cancelled In Foreign Countries
No Change In JEE Advanced Syllabus: IIT Delhi
JEE Advanced 2020: Eligibility Criteria Relaxed
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