Joint Entrance Examination IIT for students online
Name of the examination: Joint Entrance Examination (IIT)
Purpose Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is common to all six
Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur
and Madras), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and the Institute of Technology,
BHU, Varanasi. Admissions to the first year of the undergraduate programme
leading to the degrees of B.Tech., Five- year Dual Degree Programmes
and 5- year Integrated M.Tech. and M.Sc. Programmes is through the Joint
Examination pattern JEE consists of a Screening Test and
the Main Examination.
Brochures and application forms The Information Brochure provided with the application material contains details regarding application procedure, syllabus for JEE, courses of study available at various institutions and other relevant information about JEE.
The Information Brochure also lists the JEE examination centers in the country. Once allotted, examination centres cannot be changed and requests for the same are normally not entertained. However, a change of centre is permitted under exceptional circumstances provided the application for the same is received well in advance. A draft for Rs. 300/- for each examination in favour of JEE- 2001 of the respective IIT must also be sent along with the application.
Eligibility The minimum academic qualification is successful
completion of Standard XII under the 10+2 system or its equivalent.
In case the relevant qualifying examination is not a public examination,
the candidate must have passed at least one public / board exam at an
Age limit: 25 - 30 years. Relaxable in case of SC/STs
Physical Fitness The candidate must not suffer from any organic defect. The candidate must have a good physique and stamina to bear the arduous demands of the engineering profession. The physically handicapped are required to submit a certificate from a recognized medical practitioner to this effect at the time of admission.
Reservation 15% and 7.5 % seats are reserved for SC and ST candidates,
respectively. However, these candidates must qualify in the JEE with
certain specified but relaxed (as compared to the general category)
qualifying norms. If all seats in the reserved category are not filled,
candidates failing to qualify but satisfying certain other norms are
eligible for a one- year preparatory course. This prepares them in physics,
chemistry and mathematics. On completion of this course, the candidate
is offered direct admission to the undergraduate programmes in July
of the next year.
Admission Notices Admission notices are published in national
dailies. Once the notices are published, application forms and information
brochures containing syllabi and other instructions can be procured
from the Institutes.
Language for Answering JEE Question papers for JEE are in two languages - English and Hindi. Candidates are allowed to answer in Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The medium of instruction in all Institutes is English.
All India Ranking (AIR) separate mark lists
(All India Ranks) are prepared for candidates belonging to different
categories such as General (GE including DS and PH), SC and ST. There
are independent cut- offs for each subject and also for the aggregate.