What is JEE – Joint Entrance Examination?
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.
What is JEE Advanced?
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 1,50,000 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.
IIT Roorkee is the organising institute of JEE Advanced 2019, the exam will be conducted by the IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2019. 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 2019 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2019 and admission to IITs.
JEE (Advanced) 2019 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.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, the organising institute of JEE Advanced 2019, has announced the exam date through the official website. According to the official sources, the JEE Advanced will be conducted on Sunday i.e., May 19, 2019.
JEE Advanced is a computer-based test conducted for admission to Indian's premier institutes such as IITs. Every year, over 10 lakh candidates appear for JEE Main and only 2.24 lakh candidates will be shortlisted for JEE Advanced. To know more about the eligibility criteria, click here.
The JEE advanced will have two objective type papers: Paper I and Paper II. Each paper will be divided into three sections namely, physics, chemistry and mathematics. Read about the JEE Advanced exam pattern here.
Though JEE Advanced is a bit tough compared to JEE Main, candidates can crack the examination with a unique preparation strategy. One should start preparing collaterally for the JEE Advanced and JEE Main to crack a seat in IITs. Explore the JEE Advanced preparation tips here to excel in the exam.12 October 2018