All About JEE Main 2018: Details, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Analysis and Cut off's, Preparation tips, Recent Notification, Marking Scheme, Question Types, Previous Year Paper



 

 

Introduction to JEE Mains 2018

Features

Specifications

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main

Exam Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Category of the Exam

Nation Level Undergraduate (UG) Exam

Examination Mode

Online and Offline

Duration of Examination

3 hours

Number of Applicants

Over 12 lakh

Purpose of the Exam

Qualifying test for admissions into IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTI

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Marks

360

Total Number of Questions in Paper

90 Questions (30 Questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct response/answer

For each incorrect response, -1 (Negative marking)

States that are a part of the JEE main system

Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Nagaland

States that take JEE Main Scores

Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh

New Additions in JEE Main 2018:

  • CBSE has announced that diabetic candidate can take fruits, sugar tablets and drinking water bottles inside the test hall.
  • 4000 additional candidates can now apply for JEE Advanced as the number of candidates eligible to appear for exam has increased to 2,24,000 from 2,20,000.

  • Digital/ scanned copy of signature of Father/ Mother/ Guardian of the candidates has to be uploaded in the application form.
  • The number of exam centre cities has gone up to 258 from 113 last year which is almost twice.
  • Number of CFTIs participating in JEE Main 2018 has increased from 20 to 23.
  • Candidates appearing for the JEE Mains exam from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have an additonal choice of appearing for the paper in Gujarati besides English and Hindi. 

 


Important Information Regarding JEE Mains 2018

  1. The Process of Online Application Form Submission for JEE MAIN 2018 will start from 01st Dec 2017 and last date for submission is 01st Jan 2018.
  2. The fee can be paid upto 2nd Jan 2018.
  3. The examination of JEE (Main) - 2018 in pen-paper based (offline) mode will be conducted on 08th April 2018 and Computer Based Mode (Online) Examination will be conducted on 15th & 16th April 2018.
  4. The JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
  5. The entire JEE (Advanced) 2018 Examination will be conducted in fully computer based test mode.
  6. Since there is no weightage of class 12th marks in calculation of ranks in JEE (Main) - 2018.
  7. The roll number of class 12th is not verified this year by the CBSE.
  8. The candidates have to show the marksheet of class 12th (regular/improvement) with 75% marks at the reporting centres at the time of counselling/admission in IITs/NITs/IIITs and other CFTIs. 

 


Eligibility of JEE Mains 2018

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%.

 


How to apply for JEE Mains 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 has 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.

 


Application Fees of JEE Mains 2018

 

Papers Offline mode (Pen & Paper Based) Online mode (Computer Based)
Appearing General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls
For Examination Centres opted in India
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650
For Examination Centres opted in foreign country
Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900

 

JEE Mains 2018 Rank Predictor

 


Important Dates of JEE Mains 2018

Events Exam Dates
Release of JEE Main 2018 Notification 22nd November 2017
Commencement of Online Application Form 1st December 2017
Facility of Correcting Images starts 8th December 2017
Mock test release 13th December 2017
Closing Date of Online Application Form 1st January 2018
Last Date of Fee Payment 2nd January 2018
Opening of Application Form Correction Window 3rd week of January 2018
Availability of Admit Card 2nd 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 Availability 24th – 27th April 2018
Declaration of Result (Paper 1)/AIR rank & candidates eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 30th 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

 


Syllabus for JEE Mains 2018

 

CHEMISTRY
  • Physical chemistry
  • General topics
  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding Energetics
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Isolation/preparation and properties of non-metals
  • Preparation and properties of famous compounds
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Preparation and properties of famous compounds:
  • Ores and minerals
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Principles of qualitative analysis:
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Concepts
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes
  • Reactions of benzene
  • Phenols
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Properties and uses of some important polymers
  • Practical organic chemistry

MATHEMATICS

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Vectors
PHYSICS
  • General
  • Mechanics Linear and angular simple harmonic motions.
  • Thermal physics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern physics
ARCHITECTURE APTITUDE TEST
  •  
  • Freehand drawing
  • Geometrical drawing
  • Three-dimensional perception
  • Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
  • Architectural awareness

 

 


Exam pattern for JEE Mains 2018

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.

 

JEE Mains 2018 Rank Predictor

 

Papers Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper-1 Physics 30 Questions 120 marks
Chemistry 30 Questions 120 marks
Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Paper-2 Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Aptitude Test 50 Questions 200 marks
Drawing 2 Questions 70 marks

 


Selection Procedure/Process of JEE Mains 2018

  • Authentication through Aadhaar/Identity

  • Filling of Online Application

  • Verifying Mobile Number and Email ID
  • Uploading of Scanned Documents

  • Application Fee Payment

  • Slot Booking (only for CBT)
  • Printing of Acknowledgement Page

Mode of payment - The details of the payment modes for the application fee are given below:

Online Mode:  Candidates can pay the fee in online mode as follows using any one mode

  • Syndicate Bank (Debit card/credit card/PayTM/SBI Buddy Wallet/Cash Cards

  • HDFC Bank (Debit card/Credit Card)

  • ICICI Bank (Debit card/Credit Card/Net Banking)

Offline Mode: Candidates have to download the echallan and pay the fees in cash at  the nearest Syndicate Bank/ICICI Bank/Canara Bank.  

 


Admit Card of JEE Mains 2018

Candidates who have completed the registration process successfully will be able to download the admit card. The admit card will be released through online mode. It will not be sent by any offline methods. Candidates have to furnish details like application number, date of birth and security pin to download the JEE Main hall ticket 2018. Candidates are suggested to take printout of the admit card and keep it safe till the admission process gets completed.

 


JEE Mains 2018 Rank Predictor

 

Cut-Off of JEE Mains 2018

JEE Main Cutoff Trends (2013-2017)

S.No.

Category

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

1

General

81

100

105

115

113

2

OBC-NCL

49

70

70

74

70

3

SC

32

52

50

53

50

4

ST

27

48

44

47

45

 


JEE Mains 2018 Result

The result of JEE Main 2018 will be made available by CBSE in online mode. JEE Main 2018 result for Paper I will be declared by April 30, 2018, while for Paper II, the result will be declared on May 31, 2018. To check the result, the test takers have to enter their roll number and date of birth. The result will display to the candidates their score in the test and the qualifying status for JEE Advanced 2018 for admissions to the IITs.

 


Online Test series of JEE Mains 2018

 

Mock Test for Computer Based Examination

 

 


Previous Year Paper of JEE Mains 2018

 


 

How to prepare for JEE Mains 2018 ?

  1.  Know your Syllabus Well
  2. Work on a Time Table
  3. Make your Basic Concepts Strong
  4. Improve your Weak Points.
  5. Write Notes and Prepare Flash Cards
  6. Attempt Mock Test and Solve Sample Papers
  7. Revision
  8. Make Sure to Take Break.
  9. Check out Proper Books for Preparation.
  10. Be Determined

Official notification of JEE Mains 2018

 

 


Conclusion:

JEE Main 2018 Counselling & Seat Allotment

  • The counselling of JEE Main 2018 will tentatively begin from the third week of June and will continue till the third week of July 2018 (Expected).
  • The counselling and seat allotment will jointly be conducted by JoSAA, which also conducts seat allocation procedure for admission to IITs. T
  • he counselling and seat allotment process of JEE Main 2018 will be held online for admission to 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 22 CFTIs.
  • Last year, the counselling and seat allotment was held in 7 rounds.

 

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2018

  • JEE Main 2018 participating institutes include 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 CFTIs.
  • Engineering colleges in states like Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha will also offer admission to candidates on the basis of JEE Main 2018 scores.

 

Contact Information

JEE (Main) Secretariat

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

H-149, Sector - 63, Noida Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)

JEE Main 2018 Official Website: jeemain.nic.in

JEE Main Helpline Number: 7042399520









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