Friday 23 November 2012

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) - 2013

Admission to various undergraduate engineering degree programs across India will be based on the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
  • JEE shall be held in 2 parts - JEE (Main) and JEE (Advance)
  • All candidates will take JEE (Main)
  • Admissions for undergraduate engineering courses at NITs and several other institutes (Govt. / Private) across India shall be based on the Joint Entrance Examination - JEE (Main). Merit list shall be created based on 40% weightage to class 12th marks and 60% weightage to JEE (Main).
  • JEE (Main) has 2 papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates can take Paper-1, or Paper-2, or both as per the admission they are seeking.
    • JEE (Main) Paper-1 will be conducted in both offline mode (pen and paper based exam) and online mode (computer based exam) formats. Candidate can select either one of the modes. The exam is for 3 hours, consisting of questions of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates seeking admission to B.Tech./B.E. Courses will be required to give this exam.
    • JEE (Main) Paper-2 will be conducted in offline mode only. The exam is of 3 hours consisting of Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test. Candidates seeking admission to B.Arch./B.Planning will be required to give this exam.
  • Examination dates:
    • JEE (Main): Paper-1
      • Offline: 7th April 2013
      • Online: Between 8th April 2013 and 25th April 2013 (Tentative)
    • JEE (Main): Paper-2
      • Offline: 7th April 2013.
  • JEE (Main) will act as the gateway for JEE (Advanced).
  • Only top 1,50,000 candidates based on performance in JEE (Main), will qualify to apply for JEE (Advanced). Admission for undergraduate engineering courses at IITs will be based on All India Rank in JEE (Advanced), subject to condition that the candidate appears in top 20 percentile of successful candidates in class 12th examinations.  

For information on Maharashtra CET exam for admission to engineering and pharmacy degree colleges, please refer to my blogpost:

Best Wishes,
Farzad Minoo Damania

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