The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2018. The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor's, Integrated Master's and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. The decisions of the Joint Admission Board will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2018 and admission to IITs.
Date of Examination:
The examination consists of two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) of three hour duration each. Both the papers are compulsory. The examination will be held as per the following schedule:
Date of Examination: Sunday, 20 May 2018
Paper 1: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Paper 2: 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
It may be noted that the schedule will remain the same even if 20 May 2018 is declared a public holiday. ONLY those PwD candidates permitted to use the services of a will get one hour compensatory time, i.e., the end time will be 01:00 PM for Paper 1 and 06:00 PM for Paper 2.
REGISTRATION FOR JEE (ADVANCED) 2018:
All Indian nationals (including OCI/PIO) should satisfy each and every one of the five eligibility criteria. Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the candidate does not meet any of these five eligibility criteria.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR INDIAN NATIONALS:
All the candidates must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.Category-wise distribution of top 2,24,000* candidates:
Number of "Top" candidates
* The total number of candidates can be slightly greater than 2,24,000 in the presence of "tied" ranks/scores in any category.
Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in two consecutive years.
A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2017 or 2018.
A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
Candidates MUST register for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2018. Registration is only through the online registration portal where detailed instructions for registration will be provided.
Online registration portal: www.jeeadv.ac.in
Online registration begins: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:00 IST
Online registration closes: Monday, May 7, 2018 17:00 IST
Last date for fee payment for registered candidates: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 upto 17.00 IST
After login, provide the basic data and the choices of the cities for the examination [See 19. CITIES AND TOWNS WHERE JEE (ADVANCED) 2018 WILL BE HELD]. The candidate will have the option of adding an additional mobile phone number and an additional email id, in addition to the number(s) provided during JEE (Main) 2018 registration.
Please note that all the correspondence regarding JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be sent to the registered mobile number by SMS and/or to the registered email id by email.
Upload the scanned copies of all requisite documents
Pay registration fee [See 13. REGISTRATION FEE FOR JEE (ADVANCED) 2018]. Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:
Given below is a list of certificates whose scanned copies are to be uploaded at the time of online registration for JEE (Advanced) 2018. The formats of the certificates are given below.
Class X certificate if the date of birth is mentioned in it OR birth certificate.
Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate (for those who appeared for this examination in 2017 or whose board declared the Class XII (or equivalent examination) result after June 2016).
If the name is not same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.
OBC-NCL certificate (FORM-OBC-NCL) should have been issued on or after April 01, 2018 in confirmation with the latest guidelines of the Government of India. If any OBC-NCL candidate fails to collect the OBC- NCL certificate (issued after April 1, 2018) before online registration, he/she may upload a declaration (Declaration in Lieu of OBC-NCL Certificate) to that effect. Visit www.ncbc.nic.in for latest guidelines and updates on the Central List of State-wise OBCs.
SC or ST category:
Caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate (FORM-SC/ST), the latest guidelines of the Government of India.
Physical Disability certificate (FORM-PwD II/III/IV whichever is applicable]) issued by the notified medical authority. Dyslexic candidate needs to submit FORM-DYSLEXIC 1 and 2 instead of FORM-PwD. The certificate must mention 'SEVERE' to enable the candidate get the benefit of PwD category. Individual IITs may constitute a medical board at the time of admission to test the candidate's level of disability.
Certificate (FORM-DS) issued by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.
PIO/OCI Card holders:
PIO card or OCI certificate, as applicable.
RESERVATION OF SEATS
Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules of the Government of India. The categories and the extent of reservation are as follows:
Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) - 27% of seats in every course. OBCs should be listed in the current updated central list of OBCs (www.ncbc.nic.in). OBCs present in the state list but not covered in the central list of OBCs (as per the list in www.ncbc.nic.in) are not eligible to claim the reservation. The criteria for Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) will be as per the notification of Government of India.
Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation. Such candidates are treated as belonging to the general (GEN), i.e. unreserved category, and they will be eligible only for the OPEN seats - the seats for which all candidates are eligible.
Scheduled Caste (SC) - 15% of seats in every course.
Scheduled Tribe (ST) - 7.5% of seats in every course.The benefit of reservation will be given only to those castes and tribes that are mentioned in the respective central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India (websites: http://www.socialjustice.nic.in/ and www.tribal.nic.in).
Persons with Disability (PwD) - 5% seats in each of OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC and ST category seats.Benefit would be given to those who have at least 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability i.e., loco motor, visual or SEVERE dyslexic. Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the courses are also included in this sub-category.Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion. Unfilled seats reserved under OBC-NCL category will be de-reserved to OPEN category seats. However, seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories shall NOT be de-reserved to any category. The reservation for PwD candidates is horizontal and hence, unfilled seats will be de-reserved to the respective categories i.e., unfilled SC-PwD seats will be converted to the SC category seats and so on.The category of a candidate as entered in the database, which will be made available by the JEE Apex Board [which conducts JEE (Main) 2018 examination], will be final and requests for change of category will NOT be entertained.
Candidates who successfully registered for JEE (Advanced) 2018 can download the admit card from the online registration portal: www.jeeadv.ac.inPortal for downloading admit card :www.jeeadv.ac.inAdmit card downloading schedule: Monday, May 14, 2018, 10:00 IST to Sunday, May 20, 2018, 09:00 IST
The admit card will bear the following details of the candidate: Name, Roll number for JEE (Advanced) 2018, photograph, signature, date of birth, address for correspondence and category.
In addition, the admit card will have the name and address of the examination centre allotted to the candidate.
Candidates should carefully examine the entries in the admit card and in case of any discrepancy, contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2018 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT.
In case of any problem in downloading of the admit card, the candidate should immediately contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2018 of their respective zonal coordinating IIT.
A copy of the downloaded admit card should be produced at the time of examination. The original admit card will be issued to the candidate during the Paper 1 of the JEE (Advanced) 2018 examination. This original admit card must be retained safely till all the formalities of admission are complete.