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JEE Main 2018 Online or CBT(computer based test)

JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) is a national level exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admissions into the engineering colleges like IITs, NITs, IIITs and the centrally funded institutes. Some states do not have a separate paper and consider JEE for admissions into the state funded colleges. This exam can be written in an offline mode i.e, paper and pen based exam or in online mode i.e, computer based exam. The JEE Main 2018 offline exam is on the 8th of April while the JEE Main 2018 online exam is on 15th and 16th of April. It will be conducted using the Local Area Network (LAN) to make it safe, secure and un-interrupted.

Let’s look at a few advantages of the Online version over the Offline one.

  • The candidate can review or re-answer any question at any point of time during the examination (answers once marked cannot be changed in paper based test).
  • The candidate can change the option of the answer during the exam duration.
  • The candidate also has the option to mark any answer for review during the examination.
  • There will be a panel on computer screen showing all the question numbers in different colours which will indicate which are the questions answered, left unanswered and marked for review. This cannot be done in offline mode.
  • Candidate gets the freedom to choose the exam date of his/her choice as per his/her convenience. Two days have been allotted (8th and 9th of April).
  • You pay Rs.500/- lesser when compared to paper based test.

Important Instructions for JEE Main 2018 Online

  1. The test will be from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and the second slot is from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, if it is needed.
  2. The candidate has to reach the exam centre before 30 minutes with all the required documents for online mode exam.
  3. The student must check that their computer is working properly. He/She must not mess up with the computers at the examination centre.
  4. The paper will be available in English and Hindi. Switching the languages (medium) while writing the exam is permitted.
  5. Extra computers will be available at the examination centres in case something goes wrong.  Do notify the incharge/ invigilator present.
  6. Rough papers, sheets will be given for calculations during the exam.
  7. Results of the JEE Main Online & Paper Based Test will be declared together on 27th April, 2018.
  8. Candidates can check out the registration procedure for JEE Advanced 2018 here. JEE Advanced, the second leg of JEE, is scheduled on 21st May, 2018 this year.

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