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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 on the basis of the JEE Advanced results, while 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. JEE Advanced is also 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 Advanced.

JEE Advanced 2017 will be conducted by seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for his/her admission to the various Degree programmes in twenty-two 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 depends on three factors:

  1. Age criteria
  2. Year of appearing for 12th standard exam or its equivalent
  3. 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 are as follows:

  1. General category: 100
  2. OBC-NCL: 70
  3. SC: 52
  4. ST: 48
  • Age
  • Year of attempt
  • No. of attempts
Enter your age
For the General category, students born on or after 1st October, 1991 are eligible. For the SC, ST and PwD categories, students 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?

Applicants can check out the complete JEE Advanced 2017 schedule below:

Important dates
Online Registration/Application Starts April 28, 2017
Online Registration/Application Closes May 2, 2017
Downloading JEE Advanced 2017 Admit Card May 10 to 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 to June 3, 2017
Request for Review of Responses May 31 to June 3, 2017
Online Display of Answer Keys June 4, 2017
Feedback for Candidates on Answer Keys June 4 to 6, 2017
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2017 Result June 11, 2017
Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test June 11 to 12, 2017
Architecture Aptitude Test June 14, 2017
Online Declaration of Results of Architecture Aptitude Test June 18, 2017
Seat Allotment (Tentative) June 19 to July 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?

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
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 either be in English or Hindi. While registering for JEE Advanced 2017, candidates must choose their question paper language. Change of question paper language will not be entertained post registration.

How should I prepare for JEE Advanced?

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  • Study from the best sources: NCERT and recommended books for JEE are the minimum resources you need. Toppr offers the best study material from all over the web to help you prepare better.

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 year's papers?

Previous year papers are important to practice because they help you simulate the real JEE.

You can find them all below:

  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 numbers are then brought down to 1.5 lakh after the JEE Main exam, which further trickles 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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