Joint Entrance Examination is the National level Engineering Entrance Exam for B.E/B.Tech & B.Arch/B.Plan Courses. JEE Main 2018 is conducted by CBSE via online and offline modes for admission in NITs (National Institute of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and other (CFTs) Centrally Funded Technically Institutions across India. It is also a qualifying exam for JEE Advanced 2018
The general eligibility criteria for JEE Main is that the candidate should be class 12th pass with minimum 75% marks. Other important eligibility criteria are mentioned below: Only those applicants whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1993 are eligible to write the JEE Main Exam. However, relaxation is provided in case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) applicants. The board relaxes upper age limit for the mentioned categories by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD applicants who are born on or after October 01, 1987 are eligible. Please note that date of birth recorded in CBSE mark sheets or equivalent will be considered.
The number of attempts which applicants can take is limited to 3. This was not counted in the past, but now onwards, it will be counted. The same thing is also been applied for JEE Advanced 2018. You can only apply for JEE Advanced 2018 two times in the same consecutive year.
Candidates who secured 75% marks in qualifying examination (10+2) or be in top 20% percentile in qualifying examination from respective boards and relaxation will be provided to SC/ST category. They only need to score 65% marks in 10+2.
April 15th and 16th (Sunday & Monday) 2018(Computer Based Examination)
Paper 1 : 30th April 2018
Paper 2 : 31st May 2018