JEE Main 2018: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2018 Application has been started from 1st December. JEE Main is the popular engineering entrance exam in India. It is conducted by CBSE for admission to B.E./B.Tech & B.Arch courses. On the basis of JEE Main, candidates are admitted to NITs, CFTIs and other engineering institutions. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced which offers admission to IITs & ISM. Students can get complete information about JEE Main 2018such as application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern and syllabus.

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JEE Main 2018 Notifications – Application Released

newiconJEE Main 2018 Application form has been started now from 1st December 2017.Check here for application.

JEE Main 2018 Application Form has been released. Candidates need to prepare these documents before filling application:

Latest Application Forms Available

  1. Apply Online for B.Tech from SRM University. Click Here
  2. Apply Online for B.Tech from Manipal University. Click Here
  3. Apply Online for B.Tech from PES University. Click Here
  • Scanned Copies of:
    • Adhaar Card
    • Photograph
    • Signature
  • Academic Documents
  • Valid Mail ID
  • Valid Mobile No.
  • Credit/Debit Card for fee payment

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JEE Main 2018 Slot Booking facility will be offered to the candidates for online examination. Check here to know more.

JEE Main 2018 Pen-paper based (offline) examination will be conducted on 08th April 2018. The computer based (online) examination will be conducted on 15th & 16th April 2018. Click here to view other dates.

Check Here – JEE Main 2018 (जे.ई.ई. मेन 2018) – हिंदी

Check here for JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Dates

Here we are providing official exam dates of JEE Main 2018.

EventsExam Dates (Announced)
Release of JEE Main 2018 Notification22nd November 2017
Commencement of Online Application Form1st December 2017
Facility of Correcting Images2nd week of December 2017
Closing Date of Online Application Form1st January 2018
Last Date of Fee Payment2nd January 2018
Opening of Application Form Correction Window2nd half of January 2018
Availability of Admit Card2nd week of March 2018
Examination Date for offline exam(Pen & Paper Based Test)8th April 2018
Examination Date for online exam (Computer Based Test)15th & 16th April 2018
Answer Key & OMR Sheet Availability24th – 27th April 2018
Declaration of Result (Paper 1)/AIR rank & candidates eligible to appear in JEE Advanced30th April 2018
Declaration of AIR rank (paper 2)31st May 2018
Availability of Score/Rank Cards on website
After declaration of AIR of JEE Main 2018

JEE Main New Changes Introduced:

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has introduced some new changes in the pattern of JEE Mains. Here are the highlights:

  • newiconFor JEE Main 2018 exam, CBSE has announced to establish 258 exam centres, out of which 248 are in India and 10 outside India.
  • newiconThe board has decided to allow Diabetic students to carry sugar tablets or fruits such as banana, apple or orange and a transparent bottle of water.
  • newiconSlot Booking: From the year 2018, students will be able to book their slot for the online mode examination.
  • newiconNo weightage will be given to 12th class marks for calculating All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main. No verification will be required for 12th class roll number.
  • In order to qualify for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, candidates must have at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in higher secondary examination or must be in top 20 percentile in class 12th examination conducted by respective boards.
  • Moreover, candidates should have Aadhaar Card Number to fill the application form. Check here for more details of Requirement of Aadhaar Card.
  • Candidates from Meghalaya, J & K and Assam are excluded from this provision. Such candidates have to enter passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number to get examination centre in these states only.

JEE Main Application Form 2018

All the aspirants must read the information brochure carefully before filling the online application form of JEE Main 2018 to get details about how to apply, application fee & payment mode. The details regarding JEE Main application form are given below:

  • Candidates have to fill the JEE Main application form via online mode only.
  • No printed copy will be provided to apply for JEE Main.
  • Applications have been started from 1st December 2017.
  • To apply for JEE Main, students should have Aadhaar Number/Aadhaar Enrollment Number/Registration Number which will be provided by facilitation center.
  • In addition to filling personal & academic details, candidates also have to upload scanned images of photograph and signature in prescribed specifications.
  • Candidates can download the acknowledgement page as the proof of successful submission of application form.
Check Here – How to Fill JEE Main 2018 Application Form

Application Fee:

Application fee of JEE Mains 2018 will depend upon the gender of candidate, category and exam mode. Candidates can check the application fee from the below table:

PapersOffline mode (Pen & Paper Based)
Online mode (Computer Based)
AppearingGeneral/OBCs (Boys)SC/ST/PWD/All GirlsGeneral/OBCs (Boys)SC/ST/PWD/All Girls
For Examination Centres opted in India
Paper 1 or 21000500500250
Paper 1 and 2 both18009001300650
For Examination Centres opted in foreign country
Paper 1 or 22500125025001250
Paper 1 and 2 both3800190038001900
  • Payment of fee can be done either through credit card/debit card or e-challan.
  • GST will also be applicable.
  • Candidates opting e-challan are required to make the payment in Syndicate/ICICI/Canara Bank in cash.

JEE Main Application Form Correction

  • Corrections will be permitted in uploaded images (signature and photograph).
  • JEE Main Correction window will also open for correction in application form details like change in exam mode from PBT to CBT, city of examination, change in paper-2 to paper-1.
  • Candidate can make changes only in the selected fields.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing JEE Main 2018 is given below:

Age Criteria:

  • Date of Birth: Candidates those born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible for writing the JEE Main examination.
  • Relaxation: 5 years relaxation shall be provided in the upper age limit of SC/ST & PWD candidates (i.e. DOB falls on or after 1st October 1988).
  • Date of Birth will be considered as mentioned in secondary education board certificate.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: It is must for the candidates to pass the 12th examination/qualifying examination with 5 subjects to be eligible for JEE Main 2018.
  • Subjects: The qualifying examination must be passed/appearing with five subjects. Candidates must have physics & mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • No Minimum Marks: There is no minimum marks requirement in 12th examination for writing the JEE Main exam. However, candidates have to secure the passing marks.
  • Passing Year: Those who have appeared and passed the higher secondary examination in 2016 and 2017 are also eligible to apply. Moreover, candidates appearing the final examination of 12th in 2018 can also fill the JEE Main application form.
  • In case if candidate appeared the 12th examination in 2015 but not passed in 2015, passed in 2016 are also not eligible.
  • Diploma Holders: Diploma holders may also apply for JEE Main 2018 but only eligible for admission to IITs. In other words, Diploma holders will be eligible for JEE Main so that they can further apply for JEE Advanced but not eligible for admission on the basis of JEE Main scores.

Number of Attempts:

Total 3 attempts will be given for clearing the JEE Main. Attempts will be counted from the year 2017 onwards. JEE Advanced can be attempted maximum 2 times in consecutive years.

Eligibility For Admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs:

Percentage Marks: To be eligible for admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs, candidates should have obtained 75% marks in 12th examination or must be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th examination of respective boards. The qualifying marks for SC/ST will be 65%.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

Here, we are describing the JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018. It provides details about number of questions, subjects covered, marking scheme, etc. As JEE Main is conducted in two different papers. Check the exam structure separately for both the papers:

For JEE Main Paper-1:

  • Course: Paper-1 is conducted for admission to B.E./B.Tech courses.
  • Exam Mode: The exam mode for paper 1 will be offline (PBT) as well as online (CBT). Candidates can opt any one of the modes as per their suitability.
  • Subjects: The paper-1 will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be asked from each subject with total of 90 questions comprising of 360 marks.
  • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions will be asked in Paper-1.
  • Language: For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi(except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be exercised while filling up the application form.
  • Exam Duration: The time duration will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will be provided with +4 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: In case of wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.

For JEE Main Paper-2:

  • Course: Paper-2 is conducted for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning courses.
  • Exam Mode: The exam mode for this paper will be offline (PBT) mode.
  • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be asked in Mathematics (Part-1), 50 questions in aptitude test (Part-2) and 2 questions in drawing comprising of total 390 marks.
  • Type of Questions: The Mathematics and Aptitude test section will contain objective type questions. Drawing test will be subjective.
  • Language: For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi(except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be exercised while filling up the application form.
  • Exam Duration: The time duration will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will be provided with +4 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: In case of wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
PapersSubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Paper-1Physics30 Questions120 marks
Chemistry30 Questions120 marks
Mathematics30 Questions120 marks
Paper-2Mathematics30 Questions120 marks
Aptitude Test50 Questions200 marks
Drawing2 Questions70 marks

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

JEE Main 2018 syllabus provides the details about topics and chapters that may asked in JEE Main paper-1 and paper-2 examination. Both the papers are for different courses, therefore, syllabus is also different for both. JEE Main syllabus for paper-1 contains important chapters from physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taught in 11th and 12th standard of CBSE, ICSE and other boards.

For Paper-2 syllabus comprising of Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing. Candidates can download the detailed syllabus as it will be released by CBSE.

How to Prepare for JEE Mains

Get some beneficial preparation tips for scoring well in JEE Main examination:

  • Make a proper study time-table.
  • Exam pattern plays a very important role in exam preparation. Understand the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • To score well in examination, students are advised to prepare PCM subjects thoroughly of class 11th and 12th standard.
  • Candidates having a good command over NCERT books can easily score good marks in JEE Main.
  • Candidates can also go through the past years question papers to know about the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Practice mock tests to know your weak areas.
  • Time Management is very important. Set your time table so that you can easily decide your study hours. Divide your time well among school, tuition, coaching classes, exercise, entertainment, etc.
  • Do not take stress and keep yourself healthy.

Also Check:

JEE Main Video Lecture 2018

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes. You are required to enter the Aadhaar card number while filling the application form.
Answer: Candidates who have passed/appearing the class 12th examination from Assam, J&K and Meghalaya states have to enter passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. Identity number. Such candidates have to select the exam city centre in these states only.
Answer: These candidates are required to enter passport details.
Answer: Yes, candidates can change their exam centres during correction period.
Answer: In case uploaded photograph does not have name and date, the form will not be rejected and no correction will be required.
Answer: Yes, diploma candidates can apply for JEE Main 2018 but only to fulfill the eligibility for JEE Advanced 2018. Diploma holders will not be eligible for admission to NITs and CFTIs through JEE Main channel.
Answer: You are eligible. 75% criteria is for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs.
Answer: No, thumb impression is not needed in JEE Mains 2018 application form.
Answer: Such candidate should submit a correction request to aadhaar centre and apply for JEE Main by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrollment ID (including slash) printed on the slip issued by aadhaar centre after submitting updation request.
Answer: No, such candidates will be eligible for admission to NITs/SPAs and other CFTIs where B.Arch is available.
Answer: Yes. Candidates passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the state of eligibility according to the state in which the study centre is located.
Still any question, leave your comment.

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JEE Main Admit Card 2018

  • After submitting the application form, candidates start searching the admit card. JEE Main 2018 admit card will be issued in the second week of March 2018.
  • CBSE will release the admit card through online mode.
  • The board will also provide the facility to book slot for the online mode examination.
  • Admit card will contain exam schedule, exam centre details, candidate’s roll number, etc.

Click here to view Examination Cities of JEE Main 2018

JEE Main Answer Key

CBSE will publish the answer key & images of response sheets (OMR) of paper-1 and paper-2 during 24th – 27th April 2018. Candidates can cross check their answers with the official answer key to know the expected marks. Those who are not satisfied with the answers may challenge the answer key by paying Rs. 1000/- per question.

JEE Main Result 2018

  • Result of JEE Main (paper 1) will be declared on 30th April 2018 through online mode.
  • JEE Main 2018 result indicates actual scores and rank secured in entrance examination.
  • All India Rank (AIR) for paper 2 will be published on 31st May 2018.
  • On the basis of JEE Main result, students will also get idea about whether they are eligible for appearing JEE Advanced or not.
  • All India rank (AIR) will be considered for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFTIs and others.

JEE Main Cut-Off

  • In order to be eligible for JEE Advanced and for admission to top colleges, students have to secure cut-off marks.
  • JEE Main 2018 cut-off will be announced after the completion of exam. Meanwhile, students can check the previous years cut-off marks.
  • In the academic year 2016-2017, JEE Main cut-off is as follows:
    • Gen category – 105
    • OBC – 70
    • SC – 50
    • ST – 44

JEE Mains Counselling 2018

  • JoSAA/CSAB are the authorities which conduct the centralized counselling for admission to NITs/IITs/IIITs and CFTIs.
  • Admission will be offered to the candidates based on AIR and choices filled by them.
  • To get seats, it is mandatory for the candidates to participate in counselling and seat allocation process.
  • There are huge number of colleges in every state that also offer admission through JEE Main. To get admission in these colleges, students have to apply separately in state couselling.

JEE Main 2018 Registration, Application Form Started – Apply Here

JEE Main 2018 RegistrationJEE Main 2018 Registration has been started from 1st December. Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main is a most important national level entrance test administrated by the CBSE Board. JEE Main exam is organized for admission in UG engineering (B.Tech) & architecture (B.Arch) courses offered by IITs, NITs, IIITs and other institutions. JEE Main score is considered all over the country for providing admission in B.Tech or B.Arch courses. In this article, candidates can get the core information about JEE Main 2018 application form including fee structure, eligibility criteria, application dates & FAQs and how to fill application procedure.

JEE Main 2018 Registration – Started from 1st Dec

newiconJEE Main 2018 Application Form has been started from 1st December 2017. Click here to apply.

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    Andhra Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh
    Assam
    Bihar
    Chandigarh
    Chhattisgarh
    Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    Daman and Diu
    Delhi
    Goa
    Gujarat
    Haryana
    Himachal Pradesh
    Jammu and Kashmir
    Jharkhand
    Karnataka
    Kerala
    Lakshadweep
    Madhya Pradesh
    Maharashtra
    Manipur
    Meghalaya
    Mizoram
    Nagaland
    Odisha
    Pondicherry
    Punjab
    Rajasthan
    Sikkim
    Tamil Nadu
    Telangana
    Tripura
    Uttar Pradesh
    Uttarakhand
    West Bengal
    Telangana

Here we are providing some major details about the JEE Main Application Form 2018:

  • The application form is released from 1st December 2017.
  • Students should fill the application carefully as per the instructions are given in the information bulletin.
  • The authority shall also provide the correction facility for the application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of passport size photograph and signature of candidate & guardian.
  • Images should be in JPG or JPEG format.
  • Candidates have to mention the name and date of taking photograph in the image.
  • Candidates also have to book exam slot while filling up the application form.
  • After the fee payment confirmation, students should take the print copy of the confirmation page for further use.
  • There is no need to send the printed confirmation page to the CBSE board.
Check Here – How to Fill JEE Main 2018 Application Form

Latest Application Forms Available

  1. Apply Online for B.Tech from SRM University. Click Here
  2. Apply Online for B.Tech from Manipal University. Click Here
  3. Apply Online for B.Tech from PES University. Click Here

JEE Main Registration Fee:

Candidates can pay the application fee through online and offline method. In online mode, payment can be made through debit or credit card and in the offline process, payment can be done through the Challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank. The e-challan will be generated by filling the application form. Payments through other modes like DD, money order, IPO, etc. will not be accepted. The application fee for JEE Main exam is mentioned here:

PapersOffline ModeOnline Mode
AppearingGeneral/OBCs (Boys)SC/ST/PWD/All GirlsGeneral/OBCsSC/ST/PWD/Girls
For Examination Centres Opted in India
Paper 1 or 21000500500250
Paper 1 and 2 both18009001300650
For Examination Centres Opted in Foreign Country
Paper 1 or 22500125025001250
Paper 1 and 2 both3800190038001900

Eligibility Criteria

Here we are providing the eligibility criteria to appear for JEE Main 2018:

  • Qualifying Exam: Students should have passed the 12th or equivalent exam in 2016 and 2017 with five subjects from any recognized board.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the 12th examination in 2018 are also eligible.
  • Subjects: Students must have the Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
  • Age Limit: Students born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible to apply (five-year relaxation is given for reserved categories.
  • Percentage: There is no minimum marks are needed to appear in the JEE Main exam. For admission to IITs, NITs, CFTIs, students must have secured 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) or be in the top 20 percentile.
  • Attempt: Students can appear only three times for JEE Main.
  • Aadhaar Card: All India candidates must have Aadhaar Card to apply for JEE Main.

JEE Main Application Date 2018

In the table given below, we have mentioned the official dates of JEE Main 2018 Registration:

EventsDates
Notification release22nd November 2017
Application form starts1st December 2017 (started)
Last date to submit the application1st January 2018
Correction in images2nd week of December 2017 (onwards)
Last date to submit the application fee2nd January 2018
Application form correction facilityLast week of January to 1st week of February 2018
Exam date8th April 2018 (offline mode paper) & 15th & 16th April 2018(online mode paper)

How to Apply for JEE Main

Candidates can check here some important steps for JEE Main 2018 Registration:

  • Visit the official website of JEE Main 2018 (link will be provided above).
  • Go through the link “Apply for JEE Main 2018”.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Proceed to Apply Online”.
  • Authentication form will appear on the screen, fill all the necessary details and submit it.
  • Now, the JEE Main 2018 Application Form will appear on the screen.
  • Fill the required details like personal, exam related, academic, address, guardians, etc.
  • Review the application form and verify your details before submitting.
  • Select the “Upload Scanned Images” option.
  • Click on the “Browse” button to select the scanned images.
  • Now click on “Final Upload” button to upload the scanned images of a photograph and signature of candidate & guardian.
  • Go through the “Pay Examination Fee” option.
  • Pay the application fee through online or offline mode as per your choice.
  • After the fee payment confirmation, log in again with your Application Number and Password.
  • Click on the link related to “Print Acknowledgment Page” and take the printout of it.
  • Candidates are advised to preserve the application form for further use.

newiconClick here to check JEE Main 2018 Information Bulletin

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: No, payment through DD will not be accepted.
Answer: 12th class roll number option is not mandatory, if it is allotted you may fill it or otherwise leave it empty.
Answer: You should submit a correction request at Aadhaar Card Centre and fill the application by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrollment ID/UR Number.
Answer: You can apply through passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number.
Answer: Yes, the authority shall also provide the correction facility in application form.

If you have any other queries about JEE Main 2018 Registration, you can leave your queries below.


JEE Main 2018 registrations have commenced on the official website of the exam. Apply now!

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) announced JEE Main 2018 online exam dates. According to the offical website, JEE Main 2018 online exam will be held on April 15 and 16. Along with this, the board has also released the JEE Main 2018 information brochure with further details like JEE Main 2018 important dates, JEE Main 2018 eligiblity criteria, JEE Main 2018 test centres, JEE Main 2018 syllabus, JEE Main 2018 examination fee etc.

The last date to fill JEE Main 2018 application forms is January 1, 2018. However, the fee can be paid till January 2.

The release stated, “The states of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland & Odisha have joined JEE(Main) system. Therefore, candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these stsates, which were earlier admitting based on their State level examination, are also advised to fill in JEE(Main) -2018 application form online”.

JEE Main 2018 offline exam date was declared by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) recently. The offline (pen-paper) mode of JEE Main 2018 exam will be held on April 8.

JEE Main 2018 exam will be conducted in online as well as offline mode. JEE Main is typically is held in the month of April every year.

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Check JEE Main 2018 important dates here.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Important Dates

EventImportant dates
JEE Main 2018 RegistrationsDecember 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018
JEE Main 2018 admit cardSecond week of March, 2018
JEE Main 2018 – offlineApril 8, 2018
JEE Main 2018 – onlineApril 15 and 16, 2018
JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key DisplayApril 24 – 27, 2018
JEE Main 2018 Result, Score Card and AIRsApril 30, 2018
JEE Main 2018 Result, Score Card and AIRs – Paper IIMay 31, 2018

JEE Main 2018 Application Process:

  1. Filling JEE Main 2018 Application Form
  2. Upload Scanned Images
  3. Payment of JEE Main 2018 application fee

JEE Main 2018 application form will only be available online. Before filling up the exam application form, ensure you have the following:

  • Scanned copies of photograph, signature and thumb impression
  • Class 10th and 12th related information, details/certificates (For students who have passed Class 12th in 2016 or 2017)
  • Debit Card or Credit Card

How to apply for JEE Main 2018?

JEE Main 2018 Registration :

To begin with, aspirants need to register for JEE Main 2018 on the official website. For the same, aspirants need to click on the “Apply for JEE Main – 2018” under “New Candidate Registration.

Eligible candidates will be able to register for JEE Main 2018 only if they have they have Aadhaar Cards. This requirement, however, is not necessary for aspirants hailing from Assam, Jammu & Kashmir and Meghalaya.

At this step, aspirants need to enter various details like: Name,  Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, State of Eligibility etc.  After the required information is filled in, candidates will be required to submit the JEE Main 2018 application form. Once the same is submitted, an application number will thus be generated for JEE Main 2018. Students should note down this number as its crucial and will be required for all the further communications.

Uploading of scanned images:

After registering for JEE Main 2018, aspirants will have to upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature and thumb impression. They need to follow the given below specifications:

  • All the scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression should be in jpg/jpeg format only.
  • The size of the photograph should be between 4 kb and 40 kb.
  • The size of signature image should be between 1 kb and 30 kb.
  • The size of the thumb impression should be between 1 kb and 30 kb.
  • Image dimension for the photograph: 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height) only.
  • Image dimension for the signature: 3.5 cm (length) x 1.5 cm (height) only.
  • Image dimension for the thumb impression: 3.5 cm (length) x 1.5 cm (height) only.

Fee payment:

The fee may be paid either by credit/debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form. In case of e-challan, the payment should be made in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank in cash. Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected. Application fee once paid will not be refunded (full or partial) under any circumstances.

In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit card, the candidates will need to pay an additional processing charge as following:-

  • Credit Card:-1.20% of the examination fee plus the GST as applicable.
  • Debit Card:- 0.75%+GST for examination fee upto Rs.2000 and 1%+GST for examination fee more than Rs.2000.

Students can also pay JEE Main 2018 application fee through E-challan. For this, they would be required to download the e-challan generated after the submission of JEE Main 2018 online application form.

To pay the fee via e-challan, aspirants need to select a bank (Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC) to deposit JEE Main 2018 application fee. After this is done, the e-challan with the required details and the amount to be paid will be generated. Candidates will now have to take a print out of the same and go to the nearest branch of the selected bank to pay the fee. Soon after the confirmation of fee payment, they would be able to take a print out of the acknowledge page.


JEE Main 2018: The CBSE has released the exam date for JEE Main 2018 Offline exam and application form. The exam will be conducted on April 8th, 2018 and its application form is going to be accessible from 1st December 2017. JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination) is a top level Engineering Entrance Exam of India conducted by CBSE Board. The candidates can get admissions in B.Tech/B.E/B.Arch courses in NITs, IIITs and other engineering institutions through JEE Mains, though IITs offer admission to these courses through JEE Advanced examination. Candidates who qualify JEE Main Exam will be considered eligible to appear in JEE Advanced examination.

Available Application Forms
Manipal University B.Tech admission 2018 Started – Apply Here 
SRM University B.Tech admission 2018 Open – Apply Here

Candidates will be provided the direct link to the application on 1st December 2017. Aspirants should stay connected with this post for getting the regular updates on the online application form.

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    Daman and Diu
    Delhi
    Goa
    Gujarat
    Haryana
    Himachal Pradesh
    Jammu and Kashmir
    Jharkhand
    Karnataka
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JEE Main 2018 online application form is now live. Direct link to the application has been given below.

The JEE Main 2018 Notification has been announced on 22nd November 2017, application form will be accessible from 1st December 2017. Candidates can check all important details related JEE Main 2018 below in this page.

 Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQ

JEE Main 2018 Summary

Name of the examJoint Entrance Exam (Main)
Abbreviated asJEE Main
Examination TypeAll India level
Exam CategoryUndergraduate (UG)
Conducting authorityCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
JEE Main 2018 Participating Institutes31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 18 FTIs
Selection criteriaThrough JoSAA counselling based on candidates’ All India Ranks
Examination ModeOffline, Online
JEE Main NotificationReleased on 22nd November 2017
JEE Main 2018 Last date for apply1st January 2018

JEE Main Admission Notice 2018

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2018

Candidates must satisfy prescribed eligibility conditions before they apply for JEE Main 2018. From the admission year 2018, CBSE has added new eligibility criteria. The details of eligibility criteria are as follows:

Aadhaar Card Number

All the Indian citizen candidates, who want to apply for JEE Main 2018, should possess Aadhaar card issued by UIDAI. While filling application form of JEE (Main)–2018, the candidates will be required to enter their Aadhaar card number, date of birth, name, & gender, which will be confirmed with the UIDAI’s data.  In case, there is a mismatch in the details, the applicants will not be able to fill the application form for JEE (Main) 2018.

Provision for J&K, Assam and Meghalaya candidates

The candidates, who have already completed or pursuing Class 12th examination from the states of J&K, Meghalaya and Assam, they require to enter the ration card number, passport number, bank account number or any other applicable Govt. identity number provided they should choose the city of entrance test in these states only.

Educational qualification- JEE Main 2018

  • The weightage of 12th scores will not be considered for calculating JEE Main All India Rank from 2018.
  • As per MHRD official announcement, for applicants to qualify for admissions to IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs, they must have obtained minimum of 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class exam organized by the respective Boards. For SC/ST category the minimum qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
  • Candidates, who want to appear in JEE Main 2018, should have done class 12th or any equivalent qualifying examination either in 2016 or 2017.
  • Candidates, pursuing in class 12th or any equivalent qualifying exam in the year 2018, may also apply.
  • Candidates should have done 12th or other equivalent qualifying examination with minimum five subjects.

Number of exam attempts

Applicants can attempt JEE Main exam 3 times only.

Age criteria:

Applicant’s date of birth should fall on or after 01 October, 1993 (for general candidates) and 01, October 1988 (for candidates from SC, ST and PwD category)

Detailed info for Eligibility Criteria 

JEE Main 2018 Important dates (Released)

Knowing the dates helps candidates to participate in various events of the admission process. I would like to intimate all JEE Main aspirants that the authority has released the official dates for JEE Main 2018.

We have updated the table as per the JEE Main notification for the academic year 2018. If you don’t want to miss a single update on JEE Main 2018 then keep your close eyes on this post.

EventsDates
Official notification released on22nd November 2017
Availability of online application form1st December 2017 to 1st January 2018
End date of fee payment2nd January 2018
JEE Main 2018 Application form correction windowJanuary 2018
Admit card will issue onSecond week of March 2018
JEE Main offline exam (Pen and Paper Based exam)8th April 2018
Date of JEE Main online exam15th & 16th April 2018
Result will be announced on30th April 2018 for Paper 1 & 31st May 2018 for Paper 2
Counseling scheduleJuly 2018

Time Schedule for JEE Main Online & Offline Exam 2018

Schedule for Pen & Paper Based Exam

Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.)Paper-2(B.Arch./B. Planning.)
DATES OF EXAMINATION08.04.2018 (Sunday)08.04.2018 (Sunday)
a) Entry in the Examination Centre0700 HRS. (IST)1300 HRS. (IST)
b) Entry in the Examination Hall0900 HRS. (IST)1330 HRS. (IST)
c) Distribution of Test Booklet0920 HRS. (IST)1350 HRS. (IST)
d) Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/opened to take out the Answer Sheet0925 HRS. (IST)1355 HRS. (IST)
e) Last entry in the Examination Hall0930 HRS. (IST)1400 HRS. (IST)
f) Test commences0930 HRS. (IST)1400 HRS. (IST)
g) Test concludes1230 HRS. (IST)1700 HRS. (IST)

Schedule for Online Exam

DATES OF EXAMINATION FOR PAPER-1 (B. E./B. TECH.): 15th& 16th April 2018
Morning SessionAfternoon session*
a) Entry in the Examination Centre0700 HRS. (IST)1300 HRS. (IST)
b) Entry in the Examination Hall0900 HRS. (IST)1330 HRS. (IST)
c) Last entry in the Examination Hall0930 HRS. (IST)1400 HRS. (IST)
d) Test commences0930 HRS. (IST)1400 HRS. (IST)
e) Test concludes1230 HRS. (IST)1700 HRS. (IST)

Get Here- JEE Main Information Brochure

JEE Main 2018 Application Form: How to apply?

Please read below the crucial information about JEE Main online application form. All the details furnished below will help to make successful application for JEE Main.

  • JEE Main 2018 Application Form will be available in online mode only. The application form will be available 1st December 2017 while the last date to fill the JEE Main 2018 application form will be 1st January 2018.
  • No other modes will be entertained by CBSE to fill and submit the JEE Main exam application form except online.
  • Application fee payment can be done via two modes i.e. online mode (credit card/ debit card) or offline mode (Canara/ HDFC Bank/ ICICI/ e-challan of Syndicate)
  • Applicants are allowed to submit only one application form. Filling more than one form will lead to rejection.
  • There is no need to send the hard copy of application form to the CBSE Board.
  • JEE Main 2018 Application Form Correction opportunity will be given to applicants only for a specified period of time. Candidates will make changes/corrections in permitted entries only.

Application Fee

The authority will consider that your application has been submitted successfully only when you pay the required fee. Candidates must use only recommended modes of making payment of application fee. Please have a look on JEE Main 2018 application fee:

Also Read: JEE Main Application Form Filling Procedure

For Candidates want to appear for the exam in India

PaperGen/OBC (Male)-Pen & PaperSC/ST/PWD/All Female-Pen & PaperGen/OBC (Male)-OnlineSC/ST/PWD/All Female-Online
Paper 1 or 21000Girls- 500500Girls- 500500Girls- 250250Girls- 250
Paper 1 and 2 both1800Girls- 900900Girls- 9001300Girls- 650650Girls- 650

For Candidates want to appear for the exam in foreign country

PaperGen/OBC (Male)-Pen & PaperSC/ST/PWD/All Female-Pen & PaperGen/OBC (Male)-OnlineSC/ST/PWD/All Female-Online
Paper 1 or 22500Girls- 12501250Girls- 12502500Girls- 12501250Girls- 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both3800Girls- 19001900Girls- 19003800Girls-19001900Girls- 1900

Eligible candidates can pay the said amount by using debit card/credit card or HDFC/Canara Bank/Syndicate/ICICI e-challan.

JEE Main Application Form Correction

The authority will release correction facility after completion of the application procedure. But, candidates must keep in their mind that they can make correction in limited particulars of the application form only.

Therefore, they should not create a situation when they should wait for the correction date. They must fill the form with utmost care and by ensuring that no mistakes have taken place.

Admit card

The admit card will be available tentatively in second week of March 2018. Candidates will be able to download their admit card by entering the application number and password. Admit card of JEE Main 2018 will comprise important information such as candidate’s name, date of birth, paper, exam schedule, JEE Main 2018 examination center etc.

Please keep in Mind

  • The authority doesn’t allow candidates to appear in the exam if they do not have their genuine admit card.
  • The invigilator will ask you to show one of your photo identity proofs along with admit card. Therefore, please bring one of your identity proofs while coming to the examination centre.
  • Show your admit card to the concerned person if he/she asks you to do the same.
  • Ensure the correctness of data available in your admit card and claim, if there is any sort of errors.
  • Please download your admit card quickly after release of its respective notification.

Exam pattern

  • JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in two papers i.e. Paper-1 for engineering courses (B. E./B.Tech) and Paper-2 for Architecture courses (B. Arch. /B. Planning.)
  • Aspirants can opt for either Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) or Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B. Planning.), or for both the papers as per their preferred programs.
  • Applicants can apply for both papers
  • Paper I consists of total 90 objective type questions from Chemistry, Physics, & Mathematics.
  • Paper 2 consist of total 82 questions from Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing test. Each section contain different amount of questions.

Also Read: JEE Main Exam Pattern Complete info

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

The applicants must go through the JEE Main 2018 exam syllabus before starting their preparation. Proper syllabus will help them to plan their study accordingly. Applicants can download or go through the complete syllabus of JEE Main from the official website once it’s released by the concerned authority.

Check Here: Complete Syllabus for JEE Main

Answer Key

CBSE, the concerned authority of JEE Main, will release official answer key for JEE Main for both the papers after the successful completion of the exam. The date of releasing official answer key is 24th to 27th April 2018. The answer key will aid the candidates in cross-checking their answers, what they select in the actual exam. Therefore, they can have a rough idea about the scores they will be receiving in JEE Main 2018 result.

Result

JEE Main 2018 result will be announced on 30th April 2018 for Paper 1 and on 31st May 2018 for Paper 2 by the CBSE. Candidates can check their result for JEE Main 2018 online through the official website. After the announcement of result, merit list will be made only on the basis of JEE Main Score.

Based on JEE Main 2018 result candidates may appear in JEE Advanced. Under no circumstances, candidates can appear in JEE Advanced until they clear JEE Main. For checking your JEE result you do not need to browse various sites. We’ll update here direct link of accessing your result.

Score Card

JEE Main 2018 score card will be issued after the release of result. The score card will include candidate’s final scores and their JEE MAIN 2018 All India rank.

Cutoff

The minimum score needed by the candidates to get admission in the top engineering colleges of the country is known as JEE MAIN cut-off. The JEE Main 2018 Cut-off will be decided by various factors such as difficulty level of test, number of candidates appearing for the exam, marking scheme etc.

Please keep in your mind that cutoff varies every year. It depends upon certain factors including difficulty level of the exam, number of students appeared in the exam, number of seats available in participating colleges etc. Therefore i advise aspirants to achieved good marks in the exam for securing a seat in good college.

Counselling

Candidates will be invited for counselling process as per to their rank obtained in the JEE Main 2018 merit list. The JEE Main 2018 Counselling will start from the July, 2018 (Tentatively). The process of Counselling will be managed by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Ques: Can I change the exam mode?
Ques: I applied for both the papers but I only want to appear in paper 1, not paper 2. Can I do so?
Ques: If by mistake I have submitted more than one application forms, then would the form be rejected?
Ques: My photograph doesn’t have name and date, would the form be rejected?
Ques: Is it necessary to upload thumb impression in JEE Main application form?
Ques: Can you tell me about HSC vocational courses?
Ques: I started making payment of application fee, but the transaction is failed. What to do?

Best Books for JEE Main 2018 Preparation 

There are a plenty of books available in the market you can follow in order to prepare for JEE Main. But, among the plenty of publishers, choosing the best one could be a complex task for you. So, let me minimize your burden. Below, i’m sharing with you the list of few good books for JEE Main 2018 preparation.

As you know that JEE Main question paper consists of questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Based on  this, i’m suggesting below some of the finest reference books for the said subjects:

Best Reference Books for Physics

  • HC Verma Concept of Physics Part 1 and Part 2
  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
  • Problems in Physics by S.S. Krotov

Best Reference Books for Chemistry 

  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison Boyd
  • Inorganic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee
  • Numerical Chemistry by P.Bahadur

Best Reference Books for Mathematics

  • Differential Calculus by A Das Gupta
  • IIT Mathematics by M.L. Khanna
  • Class XI and XII Mathematics by R.D. Sharma
  • Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
  • Trigonometry, Geometry Books by S.L. Loney

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