A Quick View On JEE Main and Important Dates Of JEE Advanced

A View on JEE Main and Advanced 2013
The students have to take the new Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for seeking admissions in to IITs, NITs, IIITs, Deemed Universities and other central funded technical institutions from April and June 2013. The Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in two parts, JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.

Admission to IITs will be based only on category wise All India Rank in JEE (Advanced). For admission to NITs, Centrally funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITS etc and participating institutions, he merit/ rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to board exams marks in Class 12 and 60% of marks weightage to JEE (Main).


The different sets of question papers are used on the different dates of the examination. in every set, each subject carries the same percentage of easy, medium and difficult questions. This ensures the same difficulty level of each set of question paper as per the practice of the Board in the year 2012.

JEE received a record 14 lakh registrations this year, 2.8 lakh more than 2012. Selection of students looking to get into 16 IITs in the country will be based on JEE-Advanced score but selected students have to feature among the top 20 percentile of the boards they belong to.

As per schedule, JEE (Main) Paper I and Paper II examinations (both Pen & Paper tests) were held on 7th April,2013. And JEE (Main) Paper I (Online test) is being held on various dates starting from 8th April till 25th April.

As seen in the offline exam held on April 7, candidates found physics paper tougher than chemistry and mathematics. Physics had some tricky questions but maths and chemistry were both relatively easy. And the JEE Main 2013 online exam was held in Bangalore on April 09, 2013. Students felt that the exam was easy. The JEE Main 2013 online exam is held in 26 cities across the country. On an average, students could attempt as many as 25-26 questions per section.

Usually, after the exams students check for the answer keys in order to predict ranks for their scores. The marks can be calculated and predicted based on JEE Main 2013 answer keys and solutions. JEE Main Merit will be prepared in the order of merit on the basis combined score obtained in JEE Main by giving 60% weight age and 40% weight age to class 12th school board marks.

The JEE (Advanced), 2013 Exam Schedule is as following.

  • Last date for JEE (Advanced) online registration: From 8th May to 13th May, 2013
  • Date of examination: Sunday, 2nd June, 2013 (Pen & Paper test only)

Please Note: The exam will be conducted as per schedule even if this day is declared a public holiday.

Exam Timings:

  • Paper 1: 09.00 to 12.00 hrs (IST)
  • Paper 2: 14.00 to 17.00 hrs (IST)

Results Dates:

JEE (Main) results to be declared on: 7th May,2013
JEE (Advanced) results to be declared on: 23rd June, 2013.

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