JEE-Advanced-2016

JEE 2016 (Joint Entrance Exam) notification

The Joint Entrance Examination JEE-Advanced is an all-India examination administered and conducted in seven IIT zones across the country by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) for admission to Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs in the sixteen IITs (IIT Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, Mandi, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar, Varanasi) and the Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad.

All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programmes at IITs and ISM Dhanbad, for the year 2016 will have to appear in the Paper-1 of JEE (Main)-2016, which will be conducted by JEE Apex Board during the month of April, 2016.

Eligibility for Admission for JEE (Advanced)-2016

A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfill each and every one of the following criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2016: The candidate should be among the top 1,50,000 (all categories included) in JEE (Main) 2016. The percentages of the total number of candidates for various categories is as follows:

50.5% for GEN (from the common merit list), 27% for OBCNCL, 15% for SC and 7.5% for ST. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

The category-wise distribution of the number of “top” candidates is shown in the following table:
 

Category Number of “top” candidates (Criterion 1)
GEN 73,478 Total 75,750
GEN-PwD 2,272
OBC-NCL 39,285 Total 40,500
OBC-NCL-PwD 1,215
SC 21,825 Total 22,500
SC-PwD 675
ST 10,912 Total 11,250
ST-PwD 338

Criterion 2 – Age limit: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1990 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1985 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Therefore, JEE (Advanced) 2015 should be either the candidate’s FIRST attempt OR the SECOND consecutive attempt.

Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: The candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2015 or 2016.

IMPORTANT DATES

JEE (Main) 2016 [Offline Exam]: To be announced

Results of JEE (Main) 2016: To be announced

Date of Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2016: 29th April 2016 (Friday, 10.00 AM) to 04th May (Wednesday, 05.00 PM) Date of Admit Card Available for Downloading: 11th May 2016 (Wednesday, 10.00 AM) to 22nd May 2016 (Sunday, 09.00 AM)

Dates of JEE (Advanced) 2016

Paper-1: 22nd May 2016 (Sunday, 09:00 – 12:00 IST)

Paper-2: 22nd May 2016 (Sunday, 14:00 – 17:00 IST)

Date of Online Display of ORS & Scanned Responses: 01st June 2016 (Wednesday, 10.00 AM) to 04th June 2016 (Saturday, 05.00 PM)

Date of Online Display of Answer Keys: 05th June 2016 (Sunday, 10.00 AM)

Feedback and Comments on Answer Keys from the Candidates: 05th June 2016 (Sunday, 10.00 AM) to 07th June 2016 (Tuesday, 05.00 PM)

Date of Online Declaration of Results: 12th June 2016 (Sunday, 10.00 AM)

Date of Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test: 12th June 2016 (Sunday, 10.00 AM) to 13th June 2016 (Monday, 05.00 PM)

Date of Architecture Aptitude Test: 15th June 2016 (Wednesday, 09:00-12:00 IST)

Date of Declaration of Results of AAT: 19th June 2016 (Sunday)

Date of Seat Allotment: 20th June 2016 (Monday) to 19th July 2016 (Tuesday)

Number of Attempts in JEE (Advanced)

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Therefore, JEE (Advanced) 2016 should be either the candidate’s FIRST attempt OR the SECOND consecutive attempt.

Earlier Admission Taken Through JEE Advanced-2016:

Candidates who had earlier taken admission (irrespective of whether or not they continued in any of the programmes) or accepted admission by paying the admission fee at any of the IITs or ISM Dhanbad, are Not Eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2016.

Type of Exam:

In JEE (Advanced)-2016, there will be two papers, each of three hours duration. 

The question papers will be printed separately in English and Hindi. 

Candidates have to specify their choice of question paper language at the time of online registration for JEE (Advanced)-2016.

Each of the question papers will consist of three separate parts in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 

The questions will be of objective (multiple choice) type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.

Registration Process For JEE Advanced-2016

Candidates should register for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2016.

Registration is through the online portal (http://jeeadv.iitb.ac.in) only.

The candidate should satisfy each and every one of the five eligibility criteria [see 9. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN JEE (ADVANCED) 2016].

Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the candidate does not meet even one of these five eligibility criteria. Even if a candidate did not opt for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2016 while registering for JEE (Main) 2016, he/she can register for JEE (Advanced) 2016. Application for JEE (Advanced) 2016 CANNOT be withdrawn after registration is completed. Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable. Detailed instructions for online registration will be provided on the registration portal. Online registration portal http://jeeadv.iitb.ac.in

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