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JEE Main 2018 Entrance Exam
The JEE Main 2018 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, participating State Government Institutions etc.
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12 / equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE ( Main ). The Paper-1 ( B. E. / B. Tech. ) of JEE ( Main ) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE ( Advanced ), which the candidate has to take if he / she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
The States of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State Level Examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE ( Main ) – 2018 application form online.
JEE Main 2018 Mode of Examination
The Paper-1 ( B.E. / B. Tech. ) of JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in two separate modes :
- Offline ( Pen and Paper Based Examination ) mode
- Online ( Computer Based Examination ) mode.
The Paper-2 ( B. Arch. / B. Planning. ) of JEE Main 2018 will be conducted only in :
- Pen and Paper based examination mode.
A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 ( B. E. / B. Tech. ) only.
JEE Main 2018 Type of Examination
JEE ( Main ) 2018 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 courses they are seeking admission to.
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
|Subjects||Type of Question||Mode of Exam|
|Paper 1 ( B.E./ B. Tech. )||Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||Pen and Paper based or Computer based|
|Paper 2 ( B.Arch. / B.Planning )||Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III||Objective type, Objective type, Questions to test drawing aptitude||Only Pen and Paper based|
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.
|All other undergraduate courses( B.E. / B. Tech. )||Paper – 1|
|B.ARCH / B.Planning ( At Institutions other than IITs )||Paper – 2|
JEE Main 2018 Schedule of Examination
Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 ( B. E. / B. Tech. ) and Paper 2 ( B.Arch. / B. Planning.)
|Date of Examination||Paper||Subjects||Timings||Duration|
|8th April, 2018||Paper 1 ( B.E. / B.Tech. )||Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||9:30 - 12:30 Hours ( IST )||3 Hours|
|8th April, 2018||Paper 2 ( B. Arch. / B.Planning. )||Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III||14:00 - 17:00 Hours ( IST )||3 Hours|
Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 ( B. E. / B. Tech. )Only
|Dates of Examination*||Paper||Subjects||Timings||Duration|
|April, 2018||Paper 1 ( B. E. / B. Tech. )||Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||1st shift 09:30 - 12:30 Hours ( IST ) 2nd shift (**)14:00 - 17:00 Hours ( IST )**If required||3 Hours|
*The option of date for Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 should be exercised while filling up the application form. The allotment of slots / dates will be on first come first served basis. If a candidate does not make any selection, he / she shall be randomly assigned a slot / date as per the availability of the same. The Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 in Colombo, Kathmandu, Singapore, Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh and Sharjah will be held on 8th April, 2018.
In case a candidate, by furnishing the false information, appears in more than one slots / dates of the computer based examination or appears in both the modes of examination i.e. pen & paper based and computer based examination, his candidature will be cancelled and his result will not be declared.
JEE Main 2018 Choice of Medium of Question Papers
|1||All Examination Centre Cities||English and Hindi Medium|
|2||Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli||English, Hindi and Gujarati|
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the JEE Main 2018 Application Form and it cannot be changed at a later stage.
Provisions for Persons With Disabilities
- The candidates with disability should fill in the type and percentages of disability correctly in the online application form for JEE Main 2018.
- Only the candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided Scribe / Reader on the request of the candidate.
- The candidate will have the discretion of opting his / her own scribe / reader or may submit the request to the centre superintendent for the same.
- The centre superintendent will identify the scribe / reader. In case a request is received from the candidate, he / she would be allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination to verify the suitability of the scribe.
- One hour compensatory ( extra ) time will also be allowed to the candidates with 40% or more disability irrespective of the fact that the candidate( s ) is / are availing the facility of scribe / reader.
Use of Calculator and Communication Aids
Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator etc. is not permitted in JEE Main 2018. Materials like log table, book, notebook, etc. should not be brought into the examination hall.