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  1. JEE Advanced

What is JEE Advanced?

Joint Entrance Exam - Advanced (JEE Advanced) is an All India Common Entrance Exam for admission to IITs and other coveted colleges across India. It is conducted post JEE Main. The IITs and ISM grant admission based on the results of JEE Advanced. The NITs, IIITs and other central or state funded institutes grant admission based on JEE Main. Students are eligible to write JEE Advanced only if they clear the cut off marks in JEE Main. Also, JEE Advanced is considered as one of the toughest exams in the world. Over 14 Lakh students appear every year and only 20,000 get a rank in JEE-Adv.

JEE Advanced 2017 will be conducted by seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB). The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to various bachelor’s degree programmes in 22 IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad along with other reputed engineering institutes.

Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2017?

Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2017, like every year, depends on 3 factors : Age criteria, Year of appearing for 12th standard exam or equivalent and number of attempts made for JEE.

Check your eligibility for JEE Advanced 2017 below.

Core criteria: You should be among top 1,50,000 students all over India. Cut offs for the JEE Advanced 2017:

  1. General category: 100
  2. OBC-NCL: 70
  3. SC: 52
  4. ST: 48
  • Age
  • Year of attempt
  • No. of attempts
Enter your age
Students from General category born on or after 1st October 1991 are eligible. Students from SC, ST and PwD category born on or after 1st October 1986 are eligible.
Year of Appearing in 12th / Equivalent Exam
Students who have cleared their 12th exam (or equivalent) in 2015 or 2016 are eligible. Students who will appear for their 12th exam (or equivalent) in 2017 are eligible.
How many times have you appeared for JEE Advanced before?
Students can attempt JEE Advanced for maximum a of 3 times. In case of JEE Advanced, a student can make only 2 attempts in consecutive years.

How do I register for JEE Advanced 2017?

The official announcement regarding JEE Advanced 2017 is already out.

The procedure to register is:

  1. Filling registration form
  2. Uploading Scanned Certificates
  3. Paying Registration Fee
Examination centres in India
Category Male Female
General Rs. 2000/- Rs. 1000/-
OBC-NCL Rs. 2000/- Rs. 1000/-
SC Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1000/-
ST Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1000/-
PwD Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1000/-
Examination centres in Dubai
Category Male Female
All categories USD 220 USD 220

What are the JEE Advanced exam dates?

Aspirants can check out the complete JEE Advanced 2017 schedule here:

Important dates
Online Registration/Application availability April 28, 2017
Online Registration/Application closes May 2, 2017
Downloading JEE Advanced 2017 Admit Card May 10 - 21, 2017
JEE Advanced 2017 Exam May 21, 2017
Paper-1 9 AM – 12 PM
Paper-2 2 PM – 5 PM
Online Display of ORS May 31 - June 3, 2017
Request for Review of Responses May 31 - June 3, 2017
Online display of Answer Keys Jun 4, 2017
Feedback for candidates on Answer Keys Jun 4 - 6, 2017
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2017 Result Jun 11, 2017
Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test Jun 11 - 12, 2017
Architecture Aptitude Test Jun 14, 2017
Online declaration of results of Architecture Aptitude Test Jun 18, 2017
Seat Allotment (Tentative) Jun 19 - Jul 18, 2017

What is the syllabus for JEE Advanced 2017?

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  1. 01. Physics and measurement
  2. 02. Kinematics
  3. 03. Laws of motion
  4. 04. Work power and energy
  5. 05. Rotational motion
  6. 06. Gravitation
  7. 07. Properties of solid and liquids
  8. 08. Thermodynamics
  9. 09. Kinematics of gases
  10. 10. Oscillations and waves
  11. 11. Electrostatics
  1. 12. Current electricity
  2. 13. Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  3. 14. Electromagnetic induction and currents
  4. 15. Electromagnetic waves
  5. 16. Optics
  6. 17. Dual nature of matter and radiation
  7. 18. Atoms and nuclei
  8. 19. Electronic devices
  9. 20. Communication systems and Experimental skills
  1. 01. Some basic concepts in chemistry
  2. 02. States of matter
  3. 03. Atomic structure
  4. 04. Chemical bonding
  5. 05. Molecular structure
  6. 06. Chemical thermodynamics
  7. 07. Solutions
  8. 08. Equilibrium
  9. 09. Redox reactions
  10. 10. Electrochemistry
  1. 11. Chemical kinetics
  2. 12. Surface chemistry
  3. 13. Classification of elements and properties
  4. 14. General principles of isolation of metals
  5. 15. Hydrogen
  6. 16. S-block elements
  7. 17. P-block elements
  8. 18. D and F block elements
  9. 19. Co-ordination compounds
  1. 01. Sets relation and functions
  2. 02. Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  3. 03. Matrices and determinants
  4. 04. Permutations and combinations
  5. 05. Mathematical induction
  6. 06. Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  7. 07. Sequences and series
  8. 08. Limits continuity and differentiability
  1. 09. Integral calculus
  2. 10. Differential equations
  3. 11. Co-ordinate geometry
  4. 12. Three dimensional geometry
  5. 13. Vector algebra
  6. 14. Statistics and probability
  7. 15. Trigonometry
  8. 16. Mathematical reasoning

What is the JEE Advanced exam pattern?

Paper 1 (10 sets, 0 to 9)- Total 60 questions of 264 marks
Subjects Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Physics 8 Questions 10 Questions Match the following type
(2 questions)
Chemistry 8 Questions 10 Questions Match the following type
(2 questions)
Mathematics 8 Questions 10 Questions Match the following type
(2 questions)
Marking Scheme Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct Answer 4 4 2
Incorrect Answer 0 -2 -1
Not-attempted 0 0 0
Paper 2- Total 60 questions of 240 marks
Subjects Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Physics 8 Questions 8 Questions Paragraph type (2 questions)
Chemistry 8 Questions 8 Questions Paragraph type (2 questions)
Mathematics 8 Questions 8 Questions Paragraph type (2 questions)
Marking Scheme Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct Answer 4 4 4
Incorrect Answer 0 -2 -2
Not-attempted 0 0 0
  • The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice) and numerical answer type questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
  • Incorrect answers to some of the questions will be awarded negative marks.
  • The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the choice of question paper language while registering for JEE Advanced 2017. Change of question paper language will not be entertained after the registration.

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From where should I study?


  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov.
  • Concepts of Physics (both volumes) by HC Verma.
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker.


  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon.
  • Numerical Chemistry by R.C. Mukherjee.
  • Chemistry for class XI, XII NCERT Text Book.
  • Organic Chemistry by M. S. Chauhan.


  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight.
  • Algebra by Arihant Publication.
  • Differential Calculus by Arihant Publication.
  • Integral Calculus by Arihant Publication.
  • Plane Trigonometry Part 1 by S.L. Loney.
  • Plane Co-ordinate Geometry by S. L. Loney.

Where can I find previous years’ papers?

Previous year papers are important to practice because they help you simulate the real JEE. You can find them all here.

  1. JEE Advanced 2015
  2. JEE Advanced 2014

When do I qualify?

Every year, over 15 Lakh candidates register themselves for JEE with dreams of making it to an IIT. These 15 Lakh are brought down to 1.5 Lakh after JEE Main which is further trickled down to a minuscule 27,000 post JEE Advanced.
It’s very important to clear your cut-offs.

What colleges do I get through JEE Advanced?

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Pallakad
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati
  • Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU) Varanasi
  • ISM Dhanbad

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