JEE ADVANCED 2018

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ABOUT

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 [JEE (Advanced) 2018] will be

conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the

Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2018.

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MODE OF EXAMINATION

The JEE (Advanced) 2018 examination will be conducted only in the

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

SCHEDULE OF JEE (ADVANCED) 2018

The examination consists of two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) of three hour

duration each. Both the papers are compulsory. The examination will be held as

per the following schedule:

Date of Examination

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Paper 1

09:00 IST to 12:00 IST

Paper 2

14:00 IST to 17:00 IST

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR INDIAN NATIONALS (including PIO/OCI) FOR

APPEARING IN JEE (ADVANCED) 2018

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2018: Candidates should be among the

top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018

Order

Category

Number of “Top” candidates

1.

OPEN

1,07,464

Total: 1,13,120

2.

OPEN-PwD

5,656

3.

OBC-NCL

57,456

Total: 60,480

4.

OBC-NCL-PwD

3,024

5.

SC

31,920

Total: 33,600

6.

SC-PwD

1,680

7.

ST

15,960

Total: 16,800

8.

ST-PwD

840

Criterion 2 – Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1,

1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these

candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a

maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: A candidate

should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first

time in either 2017 or 2018.

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs: A candidate should NOT have been

admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program

OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Candidates

whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible

to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for

the first time in 2017 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

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