Facts Syllabus & Pattern
How to apply for JEE Advanced
Results and Cut-off
How to Prepare for JEE Advanced
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
JEE Advanced is one of the toughest exams in India. Over 2.24 lakh students take it every year with only 20,000 getting a rank. JEE (Joint Entrance Exam), an all India common entrance exam for engineering, is held in two stages:
JEE Advanced is the second stage of the Joint Entrance Examination. You are eligible to take JEE Advanced only if you clear the cut-off for JEE Main.
This examination will form the basis for admission to various bachelor’s degree programmes in IITs. IIT Kanpur is to conduct the JEE Advanced 2019 examination for admission to 23 IITs for 12,428 seats, which include Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad. From 2018, the IITs will also reserve special seats for female engineering aspirants.
JEE Advanced is probably the most unpredictable exam. The paper pattern is different every year with a different marking scheme, hence students should go through previous years' papers to get a fair idea.
Looking at the previous years' papers, we have identified certain trends, however they are subject to change. JEE Advanced usually consists of two papers of 3 hours each. The marks however, vary.
Here are the types of questions asked in JEE Advanced over the years:
As a general category candidate, you must have been born on or after 1st October 1994.
As a SC, ST or PWD candidate, you must have been born on or after 1st October 1989.
You should be among the top 2,20,000 candidates (all categories included) in JEE Main.
50.5% candidates are selected from the General category.
27% will be chosen from OBC-NCL, 15% from SC, 7.5% from ST and 3% from PwD category.
You must have passed Class 12th or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 or 2019 (provided the results are declared before 15th June 2019).
You can attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of 2 consecutive years.
You are ineligible for JEE Advanced if you have taken or accepted admission by paying the fees at any of the IITs or ISM in the past.
You are also ineligible if your admission to any of the IITs was canceled in the past.
However, if you have taken a ‘Preparatory Course’ one year prior to the exam in any IITs, you can apply for JEE Advanced.
Here’s a list of documents for general category candidates:
* Dates are tentative and subject to change.
Practising previous years’ papers is important as this helps you simulate the real JEE Advanced exam. Here's the importance of solving jee sample papers.
Q1: Which colleges can I get into after giving JEE Advanced?
Ans: Here are some of the colleges that offer admission based on your JEE Advanced score: