The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and Central Board of Secondary education (CBSE), New Delhi introduced the national level common entrance exam called Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). JEE will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions. The Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in two parts, JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. JEE (Main) replaces the AIEEE entrance exam and JEE (Advanced) replaced the IIT-JEE entrance exam from 2013. The aim of the common entrance test has been mooted to reduce stress on students., who have to appear for multiple entrance examinations and to give greater relevance to the school education, especially the class 12 board examinations.
What is JEE Main?
The JEE Main entrance exam is conducted for admission to engineering courses across the country in NITs, IIITs, Deemed Universities and Other centrally Funded technical Institutions. The JEE Main entrance exam will be conducted in two modes, viz offline and online (Computer Based Test). The JEE (Main)-2013 test pattern contains three papers. Paper I of earlier AIEEE, will have one objective type question paper. The paper will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The duration of the paper will be 3 (Three) Hours. The Paper II for admissions to B.Arch/B.Planning courses at NITs, IIITs, DTU, Delhi and other CFTIs will have one Question Paper consisting of Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test as per past practice of AIEEE. The duration of the paper will be 3 (Three) Hours. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi conducts Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2013 Pen & Paper Based exam on April 07, 2013 and Computer Based examination from April 08 to 25, 2013. Click the below link to get the application, pattern and syllabus details. JEE Main 2013 Entrance exam.
What is JEE Advanced?
JEE Advanced will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. These institutes are henceforth referred to as the zonal IITs. Only 1,50,000 of the top rankers in JEE (Main), which includes students from all categories (GE, OBC (NCL), SC and ST) will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced (hitherto known as IIT-JEE) for admission to IITs, IIT BHU and ISM Dhanbad.
JEE (Main) 2014 will contain two papers i.e. Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B.Planning.). Depending upon the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, they can opt for Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both.
Start of Online registration: 15 November 2013
Last Date of Online registration: 26 December 2013
Date of Online Examination: 09 April 2014/11 April 2014/12 April 2014/19 April 2014
Eligibility: The candidates who have passed or appearing Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2012 or 2013 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2014.
Age: The General Candidates must have born or after 01 October 1989 whereas Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates must Born or after 01 October 1984.
How to Apply:
Online Application has to be submitted through JEE (Main)-2014 website www.jeemain.nic.in. Fill the online application form along with the application fees prior to 26 December 2013. The online application process will start from 15th November 2013 onwards. The eligibility criteria for JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced) are different.
JEE Advanced 2014 Schedule of Exam
The JEE (Advanced)-2014 will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 as per the schedule given below:
- Paper 1: 09:00 to 12:00 P.M
- Paper 2: 14:00 to 17:00 P.M