JEE Advanced – Joint Entrance Examination 2018

The Joint Entrance Examination ( Advanced ) 2018 [ JEE ( Advanced ) 2018 ] will be conducted by the seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology ( IITs ) under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board ( JAB ) 2018.

The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs ( entry at the 10+2 level ) in the sixteen IITs and the Indian School of Mines ( ISM ).

The decisions of the JAB 2018 will be final in all matters related to JEE ( Advanced ) 2018 and admission to IITs and ISM.

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JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility

All the candidates must fulfil each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE ( Advanced ) 2018.

Performance in JEE ( Main ) 2018

Candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 ( including all categories ) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE ( Main ) 2018.

The percentages of various categories are : 27% for OBC – NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD ( including Dyslexic ) candidates.

Age limit

Candidates should have been born on or after 1st October, 1992. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after 1st October, 1987.

Number of attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE ( Advanced ) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE ( Advanced ) 2016 for the first time are also eligible.

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. However, candidates whose Class XII ( or equivalent ) examination Board results for the academic year 2014 – 15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE ( Advanced ) 2018.

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 the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE ( Advanced ) 2017.

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. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat ( by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2017 ) are eligible to appear in JEE ( Advanced ) 2018.

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Pattern

There are two question papers : Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours duration each. Both papers are compulsory. Each question paper will consist of three separate sections, viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

The question papers will consist of objective type ( multiple choice and numerical answer type ) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.

Negative marks will be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions. The candidates must carefully read and adhere to the detailed instructions given in the question paper.

The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the choice of question paper language while registering for JEE ( Advanced ) 2017. Change of question paper language will NOT be entertained after the registration.

JEE Advanced 2018 Reservation of Seats

Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules of the Government of India. The categories and the extent of reservation are as follows :

Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer ( OBC – NCL ) – 27% of seats in every course. The backward class should be in the current updated central list of OBCs.

Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation. Such candidates are treated as belonging to the general ( GEN ), i.e., unreserved category, and they will be eligible only for the OPEN seats – the seats for which everyone is eligible.

  • Scheduled Caste ( SC ) – 15% of seats in every course.
  • Scheduled Tribe ( ST ) – 7.5% of seats in every course.

The benefit of reservation will be given only to those castes and tribes that are mentioned in the respective central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India.

  •  Persons with Disability ( PwD ) – 3% seats in each of OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC and ST category seats.

Benefit would be given to those who have at least 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability i.e., locomotor, visual or dyslexic.

Leprosy – cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the courses are also included in this sub – category.

Candidates belonging to the OBC – NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion.

De – reservation

Unfilled seats in the OBC – NCL category will be de – reserved to OPEN category seats. whereas, seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories shall NOT be de – reserved to any category. The reservation for PwD candidates is horizontal and hence, unfilled seats will be de – reserved to the respective  categories i.e., unfilled SC – PwD seats will be converted to the SC category seats and so on.

The category of a candidate as entered in the database, which will be made available by the JEE Apex Board [ which conducts JEE ( Main ) 2018 examination ], will be final and requests for change of category will NOT be entertained.

Defence Service ( DS ) Candidates

Defence Service ( DS ) category candidates are children of defence / paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime operations. Two seats are available for preferential allotment in each Institute for DS candidates. To avail of this preferential allotment, a DS category candidate must be in the Common RankList of JEE ( Advanced ) 2018.

Foreign Nationals

Candidates who are NOT citizens of India ( by birth or naturalized ), at the time of registering for JEE ( Advanced ) 2017 are treated as foreign nationals. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course.

Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC – NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as specified here in.

JEE Advanced 2017 Application Form

Registration Process

Candidate should satisfy each and every one of the five eligibility criteria. Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the candidate does not meet any of these five eligibility criteria.

Candidates should register for appearing in JEE ( Advanced ) 2018. Registration is only through the online portal where detailed instructions will be provided in the website :

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Online Registration starts :  April, 2018 
  • JEE Advanced 2018 Online Registration closes :  May, 2018

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Fees

JEE Advanced 2017 Application Fee
Examination Centres in India
Female CandidatesINR 1200
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1200
All Other CandidatesINR 2400
Late FeeINR 500
Exam Centres Outside India ( SAARC Countries )
All CandidatesUSD 135
Late FeeUSD 80
Exam Centres Outside India ( Non - SAARC Countries )
All CandidatesUSD 270
Late Fee USD 80

JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card

Candidates who successfully registered for JEE ( Advanced ) 2018 can download the admit card from the online registration portal :

The Admit card can be download from  May, 2018, 10:00 IST to  May, 2018, 9:00 IST.

The admit card will have the name and address of the examination centre allotted to the candidate. In case the admit card is not available for downloading, the candidate should contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2017 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT.

A copy of the downloaded admit card should be produced at the time of examination. The original admit card will be issued to the candidate during the Paper 1 examination. This original admit card must be retained safely till all the formalities of admission are complete.

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Centres

StateCity / TownCodeStateCity / TownCode
GOAPanaji101ISLANDSPort Blair501
GUJARATAhmedabad102ANDHRA PRADESHVisakhapatnam502
Navi Mumbai108Rourkela511
Kolhapur116WEST BENGALDurgapur514
Jaipur 111Kolkata (North)516
Jodhpur112Kolkata (Salt Lake)517
Barmer118Kolkata (South)518
DELHIDelhi (East)201Vijayawada602
Delhi (West)202Tirupati613
Delhi (North)203TELANGANAHyderabad603
Delhi (South)204Warangal604
Delhi (Central)205Mahabubnagar616
JAMMU and KASHMIRJammu208Mysuru614
Patna308HIMACHAL PRADESHPalampur706
WEST BENGALSiliguri311Bathinda709
MADHYA PRADESHBhopal401Ludhiana711
UTTAR PRADESHAgra405Roorkee715
Allahabad406UTTAR PRADESHBareilly716
Gorakhpur407Gautam Budh Nagar ( Noida )717

JEE Advanced 2018Syllabus

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Architecture Aptitude Test

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JEE Advanced 2018 Important Dates

1JEE ( Main ) 2018 [ Offline exam ]April, 2018
2Results of JEE ( Main ) 2018April, 2018
3Registration for JEE ( Advanced ) 2018April, 2018, 10:00 IST to May, 2018, 17:00 IST
4Registration with Late FeeMay, 2018 to May, 2018, 17:00 IST
5Admit card available for downloadingMay, 2018, 10:00 IST to May, 2018, 9:00 IST
6JEE ( Advanced ) 2018
Paper - 1
Paper - 2
20th May, 2018 ( Sunday )
09:00 - 12:00 IST
14:00 - 17:00 IST
7(a) Online display of ORS and scanned responses
(b) Request from candidates for review of scanned responses
SAT, 03-06-2018, 17:00 IST
May, 2018 10:00 IST to June, 2018, 17:00 IST
8Online display of answer keysJune, 2018, 10:00 IST
9Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidatesJune, 2018, 10:00 IST to June, 2018, 17:00 IST
10Declaration of JEE ( Advanced ) resultsJune, 2018, 10:00 IST
11Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test ( AAT )June, 2018, 10:00 IST to June, 2018, 17:00 IST
12Architecture Aptitude TestJune, 2018, 9:00 - 12:00 IST
13Declaration of AAT resultsJune, 2018
14Seat Allotment ( Tentative )June, 2018 to July, 2018


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