JEE MAIN


APPLICATION  PROCEDURE 

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 on wards. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018. JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12thclass examination. Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs is as under:-

Course Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination B.E/B.TECH Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject. B.ARCH./B.PLANNING Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.
The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA /CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND DATES AT A GLANCE

The National Testing Agency (NTA) official websites are www.nta.ac.in and www.jeemain.nic.in All the JEE (Main)-2019 related latest information will be available on these websites only. Candidates are advised to go through the Information Bulletin available on NTA’s website carefully and ensure their eligibility to appear in the JEE (Main)-2019. Candidates are not allowed to carry Instrument/ Geometry/ Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, Any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Ear Phone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, Camera, Tape Recorder, any metallic item or electronic gadgets etc. in the examination Room/ Hall. Diabetic students will be allowed to carry eatables like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) and transparent water bottle to the examination hall. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/candy/ sandwich etc.


JEE (Main) – 2019

The JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session. The students will have following benefits of the new pattern: This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in examination if they fail to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year. In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time.

This will reduce chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year. If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won’t have to wait for one full year.

The student’s best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking. The first attempt of JEE (Main) – 2019 will be held in January, 2019 whereas the second attempt will be held in April, 2019. The test will be held on different shifts/dates in both the attempts. The NTA will release the application form of JEE (Main)-2019 for the first attempt in September, 2018 and for the second attempt in February, 2019. The result of the first attempt of JEE (Main)-2019 will be declared by 31st January, 2019 and for the second attempt by 30th April, 2019.

Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) – 2019  Age Limit

For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination – 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE (Main)-2019 Examination. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)– 2019.
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)-2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared. Admission to Nits, Iiits, Cftis, Sfis, State Engineering Colleges for Participating States and other Participating Institutions


Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure

Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE (Main)- 2019 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches/programs and institutes at appropriate time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE (Main) website: www.jeemain.nic.in for latest information.

Application procedure for JEE (Main)-2019 and JEE (Advanced)–2019 In order to appear in JEE (Main)-2019 and JEE (Advanced) 2019, the candidates are required to apply only online as per procedure detailed below (Please also see section 5.6 for JEE (Advanced)).

Admit Card for JEE (Main) – January 2019 The Admit Card can be downloaded from JEE (Main)-2019 website from 17th December, 2018 onwards. The candidates are advised to download their admit cards from JEE (Main) website only. The Candidates are also advised to regularly see JEE (Main) website for updates. The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidate subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions. The candidate has to download his/her Admit Card from the NTA’s website w.e.f. 17.12.2018 onwards and appear for the examination at the given Centre on Date and Shift as indicated in their Admit Card


Important Instructions for Computer Based Test (CBT)

(i) A sample/mock test will be available on JEE (Main)-2019 website: www.jeemain.nic.in in October/November 2018 for practice purpose and to give the candidate look and feel of the Computer Based Test (CBT).

(ii) The important instructions to be followed for Computer Based Test (CBT) will be available on JEE (Main)-2019 website: www.jeemain.nic.in in October/November 2018.

(iii) All calculations/writing work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centre in the examination Room/Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.

(iv) During the examination time, the invigilator will check Admit Card of the candidate to satisfy himself/herself about the identity of each candidate.

(v) The candidates are governed by all Rules and Regulations of the NTA with regard to their conduct in the Examination Hall. All cases of unfair means will be dealt with as per rules.

(vi) The candidates must sign and paste the photograph on the Attendance Sheet at the appropriate place.


Following material MUST be brought on the day of examination at the test centre

Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.

One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during JEE (Main) Examination.

Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) – PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card.

PWD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category

Mode of Examination

JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted in the following mode:

(a) Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.
(b) Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning): Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test –Part III in “Pen & Paper Based”(offline) mode to be attempted on drawing sheet.

Type of Examination

JEE (Main)–2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.

ADMISSION TO NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFIs, STATE ENGINEERING COLLEGES FOR PARTICIPATING STATES AND OTHER PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS

Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating through CENTRAL SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD: Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

Reservation of seats: As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:

(i) Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL)
(ii) Scheduled Castes (SC)
(iii) Scheduled Tribes (ST)
(iv) Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability

Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure

Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE (Main)-2019 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches/programs and institutes at appropriate time.
Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE (Main) website: www.jeemain.nic.in for latest information. The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process/admission. The purpose would be to verify different records regarding identification, age, qualifying examination, state of eligibility, category and disability (if any) of the candidate. On failing to produce any of the authentic documents, the candidate will not be considered for admission.

Admit Card 

The Admit Card can be downloaded from JEE (Main)-2019 website from 17th December, 2018 on wards. The candidates are advised to download their admit cards from JEE (Main) website only. The Candidates are also advised to regularly see JEE (Main) website for updates. The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidate subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions.The candidate has to download his/her Admit Card from the NTA‟s website w.e.f. 17.12.2018 on wards and appear for the examination at the given Center on Date and Shift as indicated in their Admit Card.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPUTER BASED TEST(CBT)

(i) A sample/mock test will be available on JEE (Main)-2019 website: www.jeemain.nic.in in October/ November 2018 for practice purpose and to give the candidate look and feel of the Computer Based Test (CBT).

(ii) The important instructions to be followed for Computer Based Test (CBT)will be available on JEE (Main)-2018 website: www.jeemain.nic.in in October/ November 2018.

(iii) All calculations/writing work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the center in the examination Room/Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.

(iv) During the examination time, the invigilator will check Admit Card of the candidate to satisfy himself/herself about the identity of each candidate.

(v) The candidates are governed by all Rules and Regulations of the NTA with regard to their conductin the Examination Hall. All cases of unfair means will be dealt with as per rules.

(vi) The candidates must sign and paste the photograph on the Attendance Sheet at the appropriate place.

LIST OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS

I. The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ state Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.

II. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.

III. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy

IV. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

V. Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

VI. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs]

VII. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3 year duration.[Only for Admission to IITs]

VIII. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced(A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]

IX. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.[Only for Admission to IITs]

Computer Based Test (CBT)

The major examinations being conducted by NTA will be Computer Based Test (CBT). A CBT requires candidates to sit in front of a computer terminal (node) allocated to them against their Roll number and Admit card. After logging the candidate will get detailed instructions for the examinations. At the designated time of start of examination, the candidates will be able to proceed and see the questions on the computer-screen using the computer mouse. Candidates will have the option to change/modify/edit/ answer already entered any time during the examination.

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