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
09:00 IST to 12:00 IST
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
Number of “Top” candidates
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.