Joint Entrance Exam JEE (Main)


JEE Main Exam 2018 |Exam, Patterns, Dates


 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Giving the examination gives an eligibility to enroll in most Engineering Colleges across the country.

The examination is conducted in two parts. The JEE Main and the JEE Advanced. A person gets qualified to appear of the JEE Advanced based on their JEE Main marks and rank. An admission to the NITs, CFTIs and most other colleges in the country is given primarily based on the JEE Main marks though if one is qualified for JEE Advanced, those marks might give additional weightage. The JEE Advanced marks and rank offers a chance for admission in one of the IITs or the ISM.

The enrollment for JEE Main has begun on the 1st of December 2017 and will conclude on 1st of January 2018.

JEE Main 2018 Eligibility

JEE Main Eligibility

Candidates should be born on or after October 01, 1993.

Students who lie in the quota of SC, ST, and PwD and must be born on or after October 01, 1988.

Candidates must have passed their 12th Grade Examination between 2016 and 2018.

Candidates should not have attempted the 12th Grade Examination before 2016 even if they have had failed it.

Students who have or will appear for improvement in 12th Grade must appear in all 5 main subjects as marks from only one year would be considered.

Aspirants should have appeared for at least five subjects in the 12th Grade Examination.

Only three attempts are permitted for giving the examination.

 Exam Pattern.

 Paper 1:

-         3 hrs. Duration.

-         90 Questions.

-         360 Marks.

-         3 parts, 30 Questions each (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry).

-         4 Marks for each question.

-         ¼ Negative Marks for each wrong answer.

-         Only one correct answer to each question.

  1. Paper 2:

-         3 Parts.

-         Part I: Aptitude Test of 50 Objective Questions, 4 Marks each.

-         Part II: 30 Objective Questions of Mathematics, 4 Marks each.

-         Part III: 2 Question of 70 Marks to be attempted on the separate drawing sheet.

JEE main results.

The results for both offline (08 April), as well as online(15, 16 April), will be announced on the 30th of April 2018.

Based on the rank obtained, the result will determine student’s eligibility for JEE Advanced.

Rank priorities if marks are tied would be given as follows:

Marks in Mathematics>Marks in Physics>Ratio of Positive and Negative marks.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Dates.


Exam Dates and Notifications.


EXAM MONTHS (Tentative)


22nd November        2017

Filling Online Application Form

1st December           2017

End of Online Application Form

1st January              2018

Payment of Fees

2nd January              2018

Admit Card Download

2nd week of March    2018

Online Examination

15th & 16th April       2018

Offline Examination

8th April                   2018

Answer key

24th to 27th April      2018

Result Announcement

30th April                  2018

JEE MAIN 2018 Eligibility Criteria 


Eligibility Criteria points note down

  •  For JEE exam He /she should be born on before 01/11/1991 and for SC, ST and PWD students, authorities have considered backward of  5 years which means he /she should be born on or after 1/11/1986 ( Note the Dates and years of eligibility may vary for the academic year 2018).

  • Also, keep this note that if you passed 12th  STD  in the year 2014 and or if you are appearing 12th STD  2017 cannot apply for the JEE Main exam for the year 2017.

  •  There are two different criteria for B.E / B.Tech  and   B.Arch / B planning. For appearing  B.E / B.Tech the Candidates should score at least 45 % or more and should complete 12th STD with a subject like  Chemistry or Biology with 2 main subjects Physics and Maths.

  • For appearing  B. Arch / B Planning  Candidates should be good in Maths and also passed with the score 50 % and above in the exam.

JEE MAIN 2018 Application Process.


Application process having online base only where an applicant has to fill all the information against the elements provided and providing a scanned photograph because there will be no physical paper for pasting your photo and also you will provide your signature in the same manner.  After Clicking Submit statement page will produce and Do not forget to take a print copy as this will be your all acknowledgment for all your transaction. JEE Main Entrance Examination application form will be available from December 2017 1st week. The application form will be available in JEE Main official website. 

How to fill JEE Main Application Form?

  • Click the JEE Main Official website
  • Carefully watch the elements and fill as per it is.
  • Fill all the details such as Name, address, exam related details in JEE Main Online form.
  • Upload your own photograph and signature as mentioned above.
  • Provide your AADHAR CARD  number while providing in JEE Main 2018 application form.
  • For any reason, AADHAR CARD is not availed candidate can make use of student passport number (in some selected state).
  • If the passport is also not availed then the candidate should apply for the AADHAR CARD and the enrollment number of AADHAR CARD can be used to secure the Online filling. 
  • Ensure yourself to filled details as true then click on to submit.

Other Hint if you do not have any printing device with you save acknowledgment copy in pen drive and visit any nearby Xerox store who provide a computer and a printer and you can generate a physical copy.

JEE Main Exam has New Changes Introduced from Last year:

In 2017, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has introduced some new changes in the pattern of JEE Mains which are:

  • No weight age of class 12 marks in JEE ranking from 2017.(News from Education Ministry).  In order to qualify for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, candidates must have at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in higher secondary examination or must be in top 20 percentile in class 12th examination conducted by respective boards.
  • Moreover, candidates should have Aadhaar Card Number to fill the application form.

 JEE Main 2018 Registration FEES:

  • Students can pay their registration fees by Online as well as Offline whichever convenient for them.
  • For Online Pay fees has various options such as you can pay  by Debit or Credit card or for Offline by paying cash to the provided bank
  • Syndicate


  • Canara bank  via e-challan 

For Exam centers opted in India

Offline mode

(Pen & Paper Based)

     Paper  1

     Paper 2

Paper1 & Paper2

General/OBCs (Boys)

1000/- RS

1000/- RS

1800/- RS

SC/ST/PWD/All Girls

  500/- RS

  500/- RS

  900/- RS

Online mode

(Computer Based)

    Paper  1

    Paper 2

Paper1 & Paper2 

General/OBCs (Boys)

500/- RS

500/- RS

1300/- RS

SC/ST/PWD/All Girls

250/- RS

250/- RS

  650/- RS

 For Exam centers opted in Foreign countries

Offline mode

(Pen & Paper Based)

Paper  1

Paper 2

Paper1 & Paper2 

General/OBCs (Boys)

2500/- RS

2500/- RS

3800/- RS

SC/ST/PWD/All Girls

 1250/- RS

 1250/- RS

  1900/- RS

Online mode

(Computer Based)

Paper  1

Paper 2

Paper1 & Paper2 

General/OBCs (Boys)

2500/- RS

2500/- RS

3800/- RS

SC/ST/PWD/All Girls

 1250/- RS

 1250/- RS

  1900/- RS

 JEE MAIN 2018 Admit Card

 Provide your roll number and also a name of your 12th  STD board exam to download the JEE Main admit card as per mentioned dates from the website of JEE main.

Make check you are all provided personal information in JEE Main Admit card like your Name, D.O.B, Exam center location with the state. If you find any error in your JEE Main admit card immediately contact Secretariat or authorities to rectify all errors because it may consume time to rectify your errors and also maybe you lose some time.

 Now before proceeding further some  points are necessary to keep in mind

  • A very thanks to CBSC  and state board that authorities had made paper so simple logically and understandable that the most competitive exam in India will give a smile to candidates to appear. As JEE main exam 2018 is based on the CBSC board pattern, State boards have followed the pattern of CBSC so that their students are also familiar with the format of the CBSC  pattern

for more information visit our page Application Process

JEE MAIN 2018 Exam Pattern


The Exam has two modes of exams

  • Online or CBT  (Computer-based test)

  • Offline or PBT   (Paper-based test)

Paper  1  is conducted as  Online and Offline which we called (B.E/ B Tech.) and Paper 2   is  only having Offline mode which we called(B. Arch / B Planning )

JEE Main 2018


Type of Questions

Exam Mode

Paper 1 (B.E./B.


Physics, Chemistry


Objective type with equal age

in Physics, Chemistry, Biology


Paper 2 (B.ARCH/B


Maths Part Ι


Test - Part ΙΙ &

Drawing Test-Part


Objective Type Questions to


drawing aptitude                   



Number of questions

Marks per question














  • The answer to questions having a negative mark so if you attempt a wrong answer 1 marks will minus from your total marks of a score. 
  • Candidates had 3 hrs of time for completing the JEE Main exam and for physical disable students authorities have granted 4 hrs for completing a JEE exam.
  • No calculators are allowed during JEE exam.

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