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 Highlights 

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 Roorkee
Exam mode  Computer-based (Online) 
Language  English & Hindi 
Phone number  +91-1332-284272

JEE Advanced 2019

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.

JEE Advanced 2019 Important Dates 

The organising institute, IIT Roorkee, has released the official notice regarding the exam date. The JEE Advanced 2019 will be conducted on May 27. Here are the JEE Advanced 2019 important dates. 

Event Date
JEE Advanced official brochure release April 2019 
Application process May 1, 2019 (tentative) 
Last date to apply  May 10, 2019 (tentative) 
JEE Advanced admit card  May 12, 2019 (tentative) 
JEE Advanced exam date  May 27, 2019 
JEE Advanced answer key June 2019 
JEE Advanced result June 2019 
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam June 2019 
AAT result declaration   June 2019 
Seat allotment  June 2019 

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 2019 Exam Date Rescheduled To May 27

After JEE Main April exam, JEE Advanced exam also postponed due to the clash in the dates of General Elections 2019. The JEE Advanced 2019 exam has been postponed from May 19 to 27.

According to the official website, ''In view of the clash in the dates of JEE (Advanced) 2019 and the last phase of General Elections 2019, the examination date of JEE (Advanced) 2019 has been shifted to May 27, 2019 (Monday). The examination will be held in India and abroad, on May 27, 2019 (Monday), in the following two shifts: Paper 1 (09:00 to 12:00 IST) and Paper 2 (14:00 to 17:00 IST).''

Click here for JEE Advanced 2019 important dates

Candidates who qualify in JEE Main and stand in the top 2,24,000 are only eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced examination. Aspirants should note that there will not be any fixed exam pattern for the examination. One who qualifies in the JEE Advanced will be eligible for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in IITs.

20 March 2019
JEE Advanced 2019 To Be Conducted On May 19

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

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