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JEE Main is a national level engineering entrance exam conducted for admissions to UG engineering programmes into 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 CFTIs. Every year, over 12 lakh candidates appear in exam. This year, as many as 11,48,000 candidates have registered for JEE Main 2018, which is 50,989 less than last year.

 

JEE Main 2018 Overview

Features

Specifications

Examination Name

JEE Main

JEE Main Conducting Body

CBSE

Category of Exam

Nation Level Undergraduate Exam

Examination Mode

Online and Offline

Number of Attempts

3

Exam Duration

3 hours

Number of Applications

Over 12 lakh

Number of test centres in India

1613 in 104 cities

Number of test centres abroad

8 centres in 8 cities

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying test for JEE Advanced and admissions into NITs, IIITs and CFTI

Total Marks

360

States that are a part of the JEE main system

Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Nagaland

States that take JEE Main Scores

Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh

JEE Main 2018 Helpline

7042399520

 

Statistics of JEE Main 2018 Result

Description

No. of Boys

No. of Girls

Transgender

Total

Total Candidates Registered for Paper 1

815005

320077

2

1135084

Candidates Registered for Offline Exam

639205

258559

2

897766

Candidates Registered for Online Exam

175800

61518

-

237318

Candidates Appeared for Offline Exam

615242

242321

1

857564

Candidates Appeared for Online Exam

161716

55039

-

216755

Candidates Qualified for Appearing in JEE Advanced

180331

50693

-

231024

What's New in JEE Main 2018?

  • CBSE has announced that diabetic candidates can take fruits, sugar tablets and drinking water bottles inside the test hall.

  • 4000 additional candidates can now apply for JEE Advanced as the number of candidates eligible to appear for exam has increased to 2,24,000 from 2,20,000.

  • Digital/ scanned copy of signature of Father/ Mother/ Guardian of the candidates has to be uploaded in the application form.

  • Candidates appearing for the JEE Main exam from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have an additional choice of appearing for the paper in Gujarati besides English and Hindi.

  • The number of exam centre cities has gone up to 258 from 113 last year which is almost twice.

  • Number of CFTIs participating in JEE Main 2018 has increased from 20 to 23.

  • For the first time this year, metal detectors will be used to screen candidates. This is to ensure no candidate can take any electronic devices inside the exam hall and indulge in unfair practices. 

 

JEE Main 2018 Important Dates

 

Candidates can check all the important dates of JEE main 2018 from the table below in order to be completely aware of the schedule and all the events.

 

JEE Main Important Dates 2018

Events

Dates

Notification Released

November 22, 2017

Start of Online Registration

December 1, 2017

Photo and Signature Correction in filled Application form

December 8, 2017

JEE Main Mock test availability

December 13, 2017

Last date for Registration

January 1, 2018 (Over)

Last Date for Payment of Application Fees through credit card/debit card or e-challan

January 2, 2018

Application Correction

January 9 to 22, 2018 (Over)

Additional Fee Payment if applicable (During Correction)

January 9 to 23, 2018

Admit Card availability

March 12, 2018

JEE Main Paper I Offline Exam (Pen and paper based)

April 8, 2018 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm)

JEE Main Paper II (Offline)

April 8, 2018 (2 pm to 5 pm)

JEE Main Paper I Online Exam

April 15, 2018 (9.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm)

April 16, 2018 (9:30 am to 12:30 noon)

Display of Answer Key and OMR Sheets

 April 24-27, 2018

Acceptance of Challenge of Answer Keys

Upto April 27, 2018 (11:59 PM)

Result Announcement

April 30, 2018

Declaration of All India Ranks

April 30, 2018

JEE Main paper 2 answer key release date

May 10, 2018

Last date to challenge the JEE Main paper-2 answer key

May 13, 2018

Paper 2 Result Announcement

May 31, 2018

Last date to receive calculation and OMR sheet

May 31, 2018

Availability of Rank Card

Afthe the announcement of AIR of JEE Main 2018

 

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

 

JEE Main Exam Pattern – Paper I & Paper II

 

Particulars

Details

Mode of exam

CBT or Pen & paper

Medium of Exam

English, Hindi & Gujarati

Type of Questions

objective type or multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Duration

3 hours

Marking Scheme

4 marks for a correct answer. -1 for a wrong answer and 0 for un-attempted questions

Total Marks

360 for Paper I and 390 for Paper II

Subjects for Paper 1

Mathematics with 30 questions (Total marks 120)

Chemistry with 30 questions (Total marks 120)

Physics with 30 questions (Total marks 120)

Subjects for Paper II

Mathematics with 30 questions (Total marks 120)

Drawing with 2 questions (Total marks 70)

Aptitude Test with 50 questions (Total marks 200)

 

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

Candidates aspiring to appear for the exam can check the JEE Main 2018 eligibility criteria prescribed by CBSE below.

Eligibility Parameters

Details

Age Limit

Date of birth must be on or after October 1, 1993

For SC/ST/PwD candidates DOB must be on or after October 1, 1988

Academic Requirements

Candidates must have passed class 12th (or equivalent) examination in 2016 or 2017 or must be appearing in 2018

Qualifying Marks in Class 12

There is no pass percentage prescribed by CBSE. Candidates must have passed their class 12th.

Number of Subjects in Qualifying Exam

5 subjects including a language, Maths, Physics and any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject)

Number of Attempts

A total of 3

For admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs

General Category candidates must have minimum 75% marks (for SC/ST category - 65%) or should be in the top 20 percentile of their respective boards.

Eligibility for Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana and Uttarakhand

As per the individual state rules

 

JEE Main 2018 Exam Centres

 

JEE Main 2018 is conducted across 258 exam cities in India and abroad, out of which 248 are in India, while 10 exam centre cities are outside India. JEE Main 2018 Pen & Paper exam was conducted at 112 centres in India and abroad while Computer Based Test is being conducted in 258 cities on April 15 & 16. Candidates opting for pen-and-paper based test had to choose 4 exam centres of JEE Main 2018 in the order of their preference while candidates opting for online mode had to select only 1 exam centre while filling the application form. The exam centre details will be provided by CBSE on the JEE Main admit card. Some of the exam centres of JEE Main 2018 have been mentioned in the table below. Candidates must select those exam centre cities where they are comfortable in taking the test as per the convenient mode of the test.

 

List of some JEE Main exam centres 2018 

Sr.No

STATE

CITY

Offline Centres

Online Centres

1

Andaman and Nicobar

Port Blair

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

2

Andhra Pradesh

Chittoor

 

Computer Based

3

Assam

Guwahati

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

4

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

5

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

6

Bihar

Aurangabad (Bihar)

 

Computer Based

7

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

8

Haryana

Faridabad

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

 

JEE Main registrations over the years (2012-17)

JEE Main registrations over the years
Infogram

 

JEE Main Counselling 2018

 

The Counselling of JEE Main 2018 is held through JoSAA which is the common counselling for both JEE Advanced and JEE Main that will probably be held from the third week of June till the third week of July 2018. JoSAA counselling will be held by JAB in multiple rounds.

 

JEE Main Reservation Criteria

Category

Reservation

Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL)

27%

Scheduled Castes (SC)

15%

Scheduled Tribes (ST)

7.5%

Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability

3% horizontal

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2018

 

 JEE Main 2018 participating institutes include 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 CFTIs. In addition JEE Main ranks will also be used by some state colleges and private institutes for admissions to their B.Tech programmes. These include states like Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha.

 

JEE Main Seat Intake

Institutes

Total No. of Institutes

Total Seats Itake

Category

General + General PwD

OBC + OBC PwD

SC + SC PwD

ST + ST PwD

NITs

31

17868

8903

4639

2639

1687

IIITs

23

3433

1719

928

521

265

CFTIs

22

3919

2223

769

556

371

Total

76

25220

12,845

6,336

3716

2323

Note: The seat intake on the basis of previous year.