The JEE (Main)-2014 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, participating State Government Institutions etc. The merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization. 

Date of examination: For JEE Mains 2014 the dates are: 

Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination): 06/04/2014

Online Exam: Four dates are provided which will be given on the choice of student.09.04.2014, 11.04.2014, 12.04.2014, 19.04.2014

Type of examination: There will be one objective type paper of three hour duration with equal weightage to physics, chemistry and mathematics. A student can choose to either give the exam in offline (Pen and paper based) format or online format. 

Number of attempts: Total 3 attempts are allowed for JEE Mains in consecutive years i.e. the year of passing 12th exam and 2 years after that.