If you are planning for an admission to any prestigious IIT institution in the country, then it is obvious that JEE is on your mind.
JEE Advanced: what is it?
Under the auspices of the Joint Admission Board, one of the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), namely IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IIT Roorkee, or Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, conducts JEE Advanced every year (JAB). In all 23 IITs, including the Indian School of Mines (ISM), admissions to Bachelor’s, Integrated Masters, and Dual Degree programs in engineering are based on the scores obtained in the JEE Advanced.
JEE Advanced students have access to the following courses:
- 4-year Bachelor’s degree programs – BTech, BS
- 5-year BArch
- BS, MTech, BS, MS – a 5-year dual degree program
- 5-year Integrated Masters – MSc, MTech, Dual Degree
JEE Advanced Qualifications: What are they?
To be considered for admission to a reputable IIT, applicants must meet certain criteria.
- JEE Advanced can be attempted by candidates who have passed JEE Main and satisfy all eligibility requirements. It offers admission to many undergraduate programs at IITs.
- Candidates from the general category must have received at least 75% in their Std. XII board exam (with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects in addition to Chemistry, Biology, or Biotechnology) or an equivalent qualifying exam.
- The candidate must score in the top 20 percentile of the respective std. XII (12th Class) board.
- Those who enter the IITs, IT-BHU, Varanasi, and ISM, Dhanbad through JEE will not be able to take the exam again.
Candidates are permitted to take the JEE Advanced exam twice in two consecutive years.
JEE Advanced Info
Exam Pattern of JEE Advanced
- Paper 1
How are JEE cut-off marks calculated?
Certain factors influence JEE Advanced cut-off scores. The number of students who took the exam, and the number of seats available are among these factors. Furthermore, it is heavily influenced by the trends of last year’s cut-off points, as well as the candidates’ overall performance.
Latest to note: JEE Advanced 2021 Cutoff 2021
Here are some important FAQs
Q. 70 percentile in JEE mains is good?
In the case of a candidate receiving 70%ile marks in the JEE Mains, this simply means that he or she outperformed 70% of the students who took the JEE Main exam that year.
Q. What are the non-creamy layer (NCL) criteria for receiving benefits under the OBC-NCL category?
Non-Creamy Layer (OCB-NCL) criteria will be as per the current Government of India notification.
Q. I am (or was) a member of the military. Can my child get a seat under the DS category?
The DS category does not apply to all children of defense service personnel. Children of military or paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime are eligible for DS seats. An applicant in the DS category must have a certification (in the format specified in Annexure-II: Form DS of the Information Brochure) issued by a Ministry of Defence or Ministry of Home Affairs authority.
Q. Is it difficult to pass JEE Advanced?
The JEE Advanced exam is not like other exams. In case a candidate masters the basic concepts within the syllabus, the JEE Advanced exam is not a tough test at all.
Q. What is the format of the JEE Advanced entrance exam?
JEE Advanced, like IIT JEE, is an online exam (computer-based).
Q. In the JEE Advanced exam, how many papers are there?
The JEE Advanced entrance exam consists of two papers – Paper-1 and Paper-2. The candidate seeking admission to IITs must pass both of these papers.
Q. Does JEE Advanced have negative marking?
There is a negative marking scheme in JEE Advanced for incorrect answers.
Q. How can I pay JEE Advanced registration fee?
JEE Advanced registration fees can be paid online or in person.